Kelly is trialing steel grain trailers from Demco this season. Here is one thing he never thought would be a big deal, but turns out it makes a tremendous difference when it comes to being more efficient this harvest season.
Big crops create big residue that you need to get through while planting next spring, or even maybe to plant this Fall’s cover crop. How effectively you break down said residue can have an absolute impact on next year’s crops. Also, there is a bonus of stored fertility within your residue just waiting to be untapped — but if managed incorrectly, you could lose that free fertilizer.
Johnny talks about the options available to farmers and what he likes about the Superior Grain Equipment Dryer he installed.
Buying a a corn dryer can be a significant investment, but the ROI makes the purchase well worth it for many farmers. Johnny Verell talks about what he learned from his experience buying a new corn dryer.
Innovation doesn’t have to be overly complex to work. Sometimes a simple idea can save so much headache you wonder why the idea didn’t come along sooner. Such is the case with sprayer hub covers from Simon Innovations. As Steve Simon told XtremeAg’s Damian Mason, “This was my first product. I came up with the idea by looking at how much crop my hubs were knocking over — it was like taking a baseball bat to the corn plants.” Hub caps for your machine to protect the crops you work so diligently to produce: Simple yet effective.
Damian talks with Chad, Kelly and Connor Garrett about the practices they have changed to achieve different outcomes with their wheat crop.
Temple is cutting the last bit of one of the best wheat crops he has seen on his farm. He talks about his program, changes he has made and what he thinks really worked well this season.
Are you maximizing the return on your residue? We talk a lot about residue management, but today we are talking about maximizing the return on your residue. Damian talks to Caleb Traugh about using biologicals to extract nutrients from the residue.