Soil is the most important resource in production agriculture. How you manage it determines your farm’s long term success. Robb Dedman of Ultimate Ag Consulting joins Matt Miles of Miles Farms to discuss their 21st century approach to monitoring, measuring, and managing their farm’s precious soil resource.
Kelly invites Trey Curtis, founder of Concept Agritek into his office to discuss farming strategies, ROI, foliar applications, heat stress, and some of the products he is using this year.
Matt takes a look at the progress of his April 30th planted cotton, specifically how he plans to deal with some emergence issues he is seeing. He looks at the root structures of the seedlings to determine which ones are healthy enough make it and which ones are not. Matt talks about his replant options and strategy.
Matt Miles talks with his BASF seed advisor about cotton seed hybrids and the trials he is going to be doing this season.
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.
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.
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.
In this Cutting The Curve, Matt sits down with Justin Sullivan from Precision Planting and Will Lassiter from Vantage Midsouth for a detailed discussion of the ROI of upgrading his existing planter with Precision Planting components. In addition to running through all of the Precision Planting components that Matt is installing on his planter, the group also discusses downforce settings, planting depth strategies, electric drives and the technology upgrades.
In this Cutting The Curve Webinar, Nick Fleitz, agronomist from Pentair Hypro talks with Kevin Matthews and Layne Miles about proper nozzle selection for PWM systems such as the John Deere ExactApply™