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Tiling Adds Value to Rental Land By: 10/22/2014 @ 4:59pm

Lee Thelen feels so strongly about the benefits of tiling, he’s willing to tile his neighbors’ land – at least the ones he rents from. Instead of expanding by…

Automated Soil-Sampling System By: 08/11/2014 @ 4:55pm

The details are in the dirt. It’s a fact that has become even more clear as both tillage practices and advanced…

Four Common Questions About Yield Monitors By: 08/08/2014 @ 3:55pm

Matt Darr, Associate Professor, Iowa State University, answers frequently asked questions about yield monitors. Q:…

Last-Minute Tech Maneuvers for Harvest By: 08/08/2014 @ 3:38pm

What's your game plan? Since many input decisions are made based on product performance, accurately measuring and tracking yields are crucial parts of one Ohio farmer’s playbook.Harvest is Jim…

Apply N & Water Cost-Effectively With Micro-Climate Network By: 05/29/2014 @ 10:11am

Farmers don’t want to waste any inputs whether it’s water, nitrogen, or other nutrients, and we all know how much a field can vary from acre to acre. How do you determine how much water or N to apply to…

Stalk Bender By: 05/07/2014 @ 3:38pm

Tired of stalks shredding his tires, Steven Meakins of Haxtun, Colorado, developed Stalk Bender to defend against damage.“The Stalk Bender is an attachment mounted in front of the tire or track to bend…

9 apps to prep you for planting season By: 02/26/2014 @ 1:04pm

Planting season is creeping up, slowly but surely. Technology advancements makes planting incredibly different than it was 5 or 10 years ago: farmers drive tractors hands-free, check irrigation pivots…

Meet the Planter of the Future By: 02/10/2014 @ 10:18am

Many of you will argue that the planter is the most important piece of equipment in your farming operation. A planter is under pressure not only to deliver the seed to the soil as precisely as possible, but…

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