Equipment

The Red Rice Battle

The Red Rice Battle

Miles Farms is running 24/7 trying to get their rice crop in. Layne talks about the pre-emerge program they are using and the battle against red rice.

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Harvesting Data & Maximizing It For Your Farm

Harvesting Data & Maximizing It For Your Farm

Matt Miles once believed a yield monitor was a nice — although not completely necessary — gadget for the combine. Today, he won’t let the combines roll if the yield monitor isn’t working properly. Matt and next generation son, Layne Miles, explain the adaptations their farm has made since Layne joined the farm full time in 2016. Technology and data analysis allows the Miles to reduce water use, manage resources, and even keep an eye on straying employees. They explain how they go about gathering and applying data and how you can do the same on your farm to achieve better — more profitable — outcomes!

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Inversions and The Right conditions for spray applications

Inversions and The Right conditions for spray applications

Matt is out early this morning to talk about the phenomenon of atmospheric inversions and his method for making sure the conditions are right for spray applications.

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Are my Foliar and Herbicide Applications Getting less effective every year?

Are my Foliar and Herbicide Applications Getting less effective every year?

One of the biggest inconsistencies in farming today is something that many farmers overlook - water! As the carrier, it is the most essential component of every chemical application on your farm. Whether you source your water from a treatment facility, or from a well or farm pond, one thing is for sure - water is never just water.

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Cutting The Curve: Going in Depth on ExactApply (PWM) Spray Systems

Cutting The Curve: Going in Depth on ExactApply (PWM) Spray Systems

Layne Miles is learning how to best use his new ExactApply sprayer and has a lot of questions. It's a complicated system, so Layne enlists the help of Chris Lander and Nathan King from Van Wall Equipment to discuss nozzle selection, running speeds, spray modes and a lot more. If you are using a PWM system like ExactApply, or are thinking about switching over form conventional sprayers, then tune in to this episode of Cutting The Curve as Layne asks the questions and gets the answers that you want to know.

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Spray Rig Maintenance and The ExactApply System

Spray Rig Maintenance and The ExactApply System

Kelly Garrett and Nathan King from Van Wall Equipment walk though the maintenance requirements of the latest John Deere spray rig with ExactApply technology. In this video, they discuss maintenance recommendations and the unique features that differentiate ExactApply from the conventional spray systems, including the system's pulse width modulation technology.

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Rice Hauling

Rice Hauling

Matt Miles is spending some off-season time moving his rice crop out of bin storage and onto a barge. This is where he really appreciates the unique bin storage system he developed that allows for easier movement of grain and multiple offload points.

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2020 Member Webinar

2020 Member Webinar

It's the XtremeAg.farm member webinar where the team unveils results from various trials, discusses key learnings and insights from the 2020 season. Topics discussed include, foliar and starter fertilizer trials, population research, soybean desiccation, late season nitrogen applications, seed selection, tillage, fungicide, biologicals, boron, sulfur, fertility, and much more.

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Matt's Grain Bin Loop System

Matt's Grain Bin Loop System

Proper grain storage can create a lot of on-farm efficiencies, but Matt has taken that to a new level with his innovative grain bin loop system. Matt developed the system as a way to move grain around from bin to bin without the use of augers and trucks. Proper grain storage can create a lot of on-farm efficiencies, but Matt has taken that to a new level with his innovative grain bin loop system. Matt developed the system as a way to move grain around from bin to bin without the use of augers and trucks. In this video, Matt explains how he uses the system to manage moisture levels and improves the profitability of his grain storage operation.

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