Equipment

Increasing Phosphorous Uptake (For An 8 To 1 Return?)

Increasing Phosphorous Uptake (For An 8 To 1 Return?)

Robb Dedman was sitting in an Ag conference when he heard a presenter explaining how a product could increase phosphorous uptake in corn. As the crop consultant and biz partner to Matt Miles, Robb had been noticing that very problem at Miles Farms: The soil held ample “P” yet the crop tissue samples showed a deficiency. So, Mr. Dedman went on a search and discovery mission. He found a company named AgrotechUSA and conducted trials last year with their NutriCharge product, which increases phosphorous availability to plants. The results and the return on investment were significant.

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Kevin's 2022 Soybean Production Program

Kevin's 2022 Soybean Production Program

Kevin Matthews is sharing his soybean production program for normal non-irrigated production fields with a yield goal of 70+ bushel per acre. From pre Emergence burn down to R3 fungicide and more, he shares the application timing, products, rates and observations that he uses on his non-irrigated production fields on his North Carolina farm.

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New Row Cleaners, New Pitch, Improved Emergence

New Row Cleaners, New Pitch, Improved Emergence

Planting a lower population of soybeans into 300+ bushel corn no-till residue has proven to be a challenge for emergence. Kelly thinks he has figured out the solution with these new 2940 row cleaners from Yetter Farm Equipment.

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Why is Chad doing more Strip-Tilling this season?

Why is Chad doing more Strip-Tilling this season?

With high fertility prices, Chad uses strip-till as a tool to get the nutrients he needs into the soil in the right zone. It's a more economical alternative to broadcasting.

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 A 2x2 for Soybeans

A 2x2 for Soybeans

Kelly had success with his new closing wheel system last year in his corn trials, so this year he is taking a cue from Kevin Matthews and installing a 2x2 application on his soybean planter. He hopes that by delivering nutrients at planting through a 2x2, instead of through a foliar, he will see an improved yield response in his beans.

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Nitrate Application on Wheat

Nitrate Application on Wheat

Chad is spraying his wheat with Nitrate for the first time this season. He is using a new 6-stream nozzle from Pentair Hypro to put out a Solubor blend. He breaks it down in this video.

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Why Chad Thinks Racing is like Corn Farming

Why Chad Thinks Racing is like Corn Farming

Anyone who knows Chad, knows that racing is in his family blood. He gets just as buzzed for a race as he does for a record-setting corn yield. He explains. Stay-tuned for some race highlights at the end.

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Meter Testing: Tuning in The Planter

Meter Testing: Tuning in The Planter

A properly working and calibrated seed meter is key achieving seed singulation, improved emergence and a better stand. Chad Henderson talks with the experts at TriGreen Equipment about the importance of meter testing and how he gets his planter tuned in before heading to the field.

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ROI Driving Crop Rotation Decisions

ROI Driving Crop Rotation Decisions

There’s a lot to consider heading into any new crop year but especially as we prepare for 2022 with record run-ups in input prices, lack of input inventory, Covid marketplace impacts, and uncertainty. One consideration always in play is whether or not to alter the crop rotation. XtremeAg farmer, Chad Henderson explains why he’s staying the course in 2022 with his usual crop acreage splits.

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