Farming

GETTING OVER THE WALL

GETTING OVER THE WALL

Chad was inspired by a member question last week about what he needs to do to get over the wall that he feels he has hit and push higher yields. He lends his thoughts on what to look at when pushing yields.

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Taking Advantage of Late Season Opportunities to Grow Yield

Taking Advantage of Late Season Opportunities to Grow Yield

What should you be doing between now and running those combines to get maximum return from your crop? Chad says it's not too late to make a difference. Here is why.

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5 Tips To Keep Your Marketing Plan From Dying of Paralysis By Analysis

5 Tips To Keep Your Marketing Plan From Dying of Paralysis By Analysis

When production Agriculture is your business, at some point you’ve got to sell your crop. Wouldn’t it be better to do so with a well-devised, updated strategy that reflects what’s the current situation? Silveus Financial offers advice on avoiding over-analysis and keeping your marketing plan relevant at all times.

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The 4 Nozzles Chad Always Uses and Why

The 4 Nozzles Chad Always Uses and Why

The number of nozzle types/sprayer tips to choose from can be daunting. So how do you know which nozzles are the right ones for the right applications? Chad talks with Pentair Hypro's Nick Fleitz about the nozzles he uses and why he prefers them in each different type of application.

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2 SOYBEAN CROPS IN ONE SEASON?

2 SOYBEAN CROPS IN ONE SEASON?

After harvesting his early planted beans at the end of July, Matt is now facing the next hurdle as he attempts to grow a successful second crop of soybeans in one year. He talks through all the factors that led him to this decision.

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TRIALING A NEW HEADER

TRIALING A NEW HEADER

Kelly takes his new Honeybee Airflex Header for a spin during wheat harvest. There are a few things he immediately likes about it.

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A Fungicide Kick

A Fungicide Kick

Last year Chad added Pacesetter to his soybean fungicide application and saw a 1-2 bushel increase as a result. This season he is testing it in his corn to see if he can produce another yield bump.

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Strip Cropping at the PTI Research Farm

Strip Cropping at the PTI Research Farm

Chad and Kevin had the opportunity to spend some time at the PTI Field Day last week in Pontiac, Illinois. They look at one of the strip cropping trial plots with Tommy Roach from Nachurs.

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Why Carbon Is More Important Than N,P & K

Why Carbon Is More Important Than N,P & K

We’ve been instructed since the advent of soil testing on the importance of the macronutrients — nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium. But what about carbon? Where’s it on the soil sample, why do I need it, and where do I buy it for my crops?

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