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Ready for spring?

Jeff Caldwell 03/27/2013 @ 4:16pm Multimedia Editor for Agriculture.com and Successful Farming magazine.

It's springtime -- time to throw open the shop doors, dust off the iron and get everything in prime shape for when it's time to get into the field and get planting. Here are a few tops to help you get things in order as you get rolling!

Get your sprayer fine-tuned

Early spring's a perfect window to take some time to make sure your sprayer's fine-tuned and ready for the growing season.

 
Dry soil? Plant deep

This spring, it'll be critical to get your crop off to the best possible start. If your soil's dry, that means planting a little deeper to get the seed closer to subsoil moisture.

 

Spring planter prep checklist

Is your planter ready to go this spring? Here's a quick checklist for you to run through before you get your planter in the field and loaded up.

Control your tile drainage


If there was a way to preserve the lifespan of your field tiling, prevent nutrient buildup within that system and let you start spring fieldwork earlier than normal, would you adopt the tool in your fields?

   
 

 

 

 

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