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Member Video: Matt's Grain Bin Loop System

Member Video: 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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Air Seeder Rebuilds

Air Seeder Rebuilds

Lee is taking the time to rebuild his John Deere Air Seeders during some rare downtime. This year Lee is replacing the blades on his seeders as they are in danger of losing their bevel.

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Why Is Chad Growing Business Park Corn?

Why Is Chad Growing Business Park Corn?

Why is Chad growing corn in an empty business park field that is soon to be concrete parking lot? Because one of Chad's keys to farming is research, research and more research.

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300+ BPA Corn in Challenging Soil Conditions

300+ BPA Corn in Challenging Soil Conditions

Yield estimates are 300+ bpa in this field, an impressive feat considering the challenging red clay soil that Chad Henderson has to contend with on his North Alabama field.Chad talks about the use of his Yetter strip freshener to create optimum soil conditions for planting as key to the uniform emergence he sees in this corn crop. Kevin and Chad talk about the best advice they ever received from another farmer.

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Dan In A Foreign Land

Dan In A Foreign Land

Dan went out to check on his crops and ended up in a strange new land. Well, it's not that strange, it's Matt Miles Arkansas rice field.

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Standing Up To Laura

Standing Up To Laura

Chad and Kevin are in a non-irrigated field with a Hefty Hybrid that they are both very impressed with. The Alabama State Yield Record Holder is impressed with the stand-ability of this Hybrid, and important feature when a Hurricane is threatening.

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The ROI of Aftermarket Concaves

Sponsored by Estes Performance Concaves

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Matt takes a closer look at the ROI of aftermarket concaves with a few in-field tests comparing OEM Concaves with the new high performance XPR2 Concaves. He looks at yield loss, combine speed and overall ROI.

 

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Featured Member Content


Member Video:  Finding and Managing Yield Limiting Corn Leaf Diseases

Member Video: Finding and Managing Yield Limiting Corn Leaf Diseases

Proactive crop management is essential to keeping crop diseases from becoming yield limiting or even yield-killing factors. In this member video, Kevin and Chad explain how to identify some of the more common corn leaf diseases including gray leaf spot, northern leaf blight, southern leaf blight, common and southern rust, and tar spot.

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Member Video: The Right Time To Apply Soybean Desiccants

Member Video: The Right Time To Apply Soybean Desiccants

Soybean desiccation can improve soybean harvest efficiency, but applying desiccants at the appropriate growth stage is key to success. Matt Miles, Robb Dedman and Kevin Matthews discuss their method for determining the right time to apply desiccants. In this member video, they discuss the importance of monitoring seed development and membrane detachment as a guide for maturity and desiccant application.

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Member Video: What Dan Looks For In A Corn Crop

Member Video: What Dan Looks For In A Corn Crop

Dan Luepkes takes you into his corn field to show you what he scouts for later in the season. Dan looks for indicators of biological activity, root structure, stalk shape, and more.

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Member Article: Is your N Sputtering? Start your Soil Engine.

Member Article: Is your N Sputtering? Start your Soil Engine.

As the calendar turned to July and the heat turned on, most people look to the pool to cool off from the summer heat, but Kelly and I looked to his tissue samples to see what his high yield corn is needing to handle the heat. One of those key items we are studying in the mid-July heat is where his Nitrogen is at for his contest corn.

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Member Video: Managing Disease Pressure During Grain Fill

Member Video: Managing Disease Pressure During Grain Fill

Farming in the Yadkin River Valley in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, Kevin needs to always be on the look out for the onset of various crop diseases that thrive in the high humidity environment.

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Member Video: High Yield Soybeans In-Depth

Member Video: High Yield Soybeans In-Depth

Kevin Matthews and Reid Abbott, agronomist from AgroLiquid fertilizers, go in depth as they discuss the potential of Kevin's 100 bushel soybean crop.

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Member Article: Is your N Sputtering? Start your Soil Engine.

Member Article: Is your N Sputtering? Start your Soil Engine.

As the calendar turned to July and the heat turned on, most people look to the pool to cool off from the summer heat, but Kelly and I looked to his tissue samples to see what his high yield corn is needing to handle the heat. One of those key items we are studying in the mid-July heat is where his Nitrogen is at for his contest corn.

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Member Article: The Right Irrigation Attitude

Member Article: The Right Irrigation Attitude

I’m not going to tell you that being able to control your water delivery doesn’t help you sleep better at night, because it does. But irrigation is far from the “sure thing” some think it is, and it often ends up exposing your other more serious yield limiting factors.

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Crop Insurance: A Make or Break Decision

Crop Insurance: A Make or Break Decision

Crop insurance can be complicated and a make or break decision for your farm. With so many options are available, how do you make your decisions?

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Tutorial Videos

Member Video:  Finding and Managing Yield Limiting Corn Leaf Diseases

Member Video: Finding and Managing Yield Limiting Corn Leaf Diseases

Proactive crop management is essential to keeping crop diseases from becoming yield limiting or even yield-killing factors. In this member video, Kevin and Chad explain how to identify some of the more common corn leaf diseases including gray leaf spot, northern leaf blight, southern leaf blight, common and southern rust, and tar spot.

Read full story

Member Video: The Right Time To Apply Soybean Desiccants

Member Video: The Right Time To Apply Soybean Desiccants

Soybean desiccation can improve soybean harvest efficiency, but applying desiccants at the appropriate growth stage is key to success. Matt Miles, Robb Dedman and Kevin Matthews discuss their method for determining the right time to apply desiccants. In this member video, they discuss the importance of monitoring seed development and membrane detachment as a guide for maturity and desiccant application.

Read full story

Member Video: What Dan Looks For In A Corn Crop

Member Video: What Dan Looks For In A Corn Crop

Dan Luepkes takes you into his corn field to show you what he scouts for later in the season. Dan looks for indicators of biological activity, root structure, stalk shape, and more.

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Product Videos

Hoping For A Miracle on Rice!

Hoping For A Miracle on Rice!

Matt Miles is no stranger to the weather challenges that come with farming in the delta. His season-long battle with high heat, wetness and dryness was capped off this week with the arrival of Hurricane Laura.

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Chad's Strip Freshener

Chad's Strip Freshener

It was a challenge for Chad to plant corn into wheat and soybean double-crop stubble as the soil would not dry out enough in time for March/April planting due to the leftover crop residue from the previous season's double-crop. Chad found a solution with a modified strip-freshener he built.

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The ROI of Aftermarket Concaves

The ROI of Aftermarket Concaves

Matt has always been skeptical as to the real ROI of aftermarket concaves when compared to the factory concaves on his John Deere combines. This year he is running a few in-field comparison tests to see how the new XPR2 Concaves compare to the OEM Concaves in terms of yield loss, combine speed and ROI.

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Field Reports

Member Video: Matt's Grain Bin Loop System

Member Video: 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.

Read full story

Air Seeder Rebuilds

Air Seeder Rebuilds

Lee is taking the time to rebuild his John Deere Air Seeders during some rare downtime. This year Lee is replacing the blades on his seeders as they are in danger of losing their bevel.

Read full story

Why Is Chad Growing Business Park Corn?

Why Is Chad Growing Business Park Corn?

Why is Chad growing corn in an empty business park field that is soon to be concrete parking lot? Because one of Chad's keys to farming is research, research and more research.

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MEET OUR XTREMEAG FARMERS

XtremeAg is a community of highly successful farmers from across the United States coming together to offer an Xtreme look into their personal farming operations through a unique website experience.

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Kelly Garrett

NCGA National Winner
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Chad Henderson

Alabama State Corn Record Holder
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Lee Lubbers

2014 Top Producer of the Year
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Dan Luepkes

NCGA Illinois State Corn Winner
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Kevin Matthews

NCGA State Record Holder
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Matt Miles

Arkansas State Record Holder
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Melissa Yocum

Independent Business Consultant
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Upcoming Events

Corn Warriors TV Show

Currently Airing Online & RFD TV
Featuring Dan Luepkes and Melissa Yocum

 

Matthews Family Farms Field Day

August 11, 2020 | Davie County, NC 
Featuring Kevin Matthews

Farm Progress Show

September 1-3, 2020 | Boone, IA

Husker Harvest Days

September 15-17, 2020 | Grand Island, NE 

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