Top Features: A Look at Machinery and Crops

  • Slide 1

    Spring Finally Rolls Around

    Spring is finally here! If you're in the mood for a good laugh, check out these recent Corn Time comics by Bob Lang.

  • Slide 2

    New Planter Technology

    Innovations Editor, Jessie Scott gets an in-depth look at the newest technologies in planters. Click here to see the newest tech!

  • Slide 3

    Shop Design Tips

    Are you thinking about designing a new shop and need some inspiration? There are many things to consider when designing the perfect shop for you. Check out these ideas to get a good start on the planning process.

  • Slide 4

    Top Shops: A Major Floor Plan

    When building a shop the main theme is to be very functional. An office, large doors, and organization are only a few key things to include in a modern day shop. Check out this previous Top Shops Contest winner to see what he did.

  • Slide 5

    Planter Innovations

    In the past year we have seen dramatic advances in planter technology with electric-driven meters, multihybrid planters, and the end of the seed tube, to name a few. Click here to see what other exciting innovations are.

  • Slide 6

    Department Store Tractors

    For a time in the 1930s and well into the 1960s, farm machinery wasn't only available at a machinery dealer. With a quick trip down to your nearest department store, you could pick up a new tractor.

  • Slide 7

    Brazil's Soybean Crop Size is Uncertain

    Due to a large flood that happened in northern Brazil, many are concerned about what that means for the crops that the country expects to harvest this season. 

  • Slide 8

    All Around the Farm: Sprayer Tank Frame

    Jon Liechty from Berne, Indiana, came up with a cost-effective way to kill two birds with one stone, so to speak. Jon designed a pallet system that houses the sprayer tank that can be removed easily.

  • Slide 9

    All Around the Farm: Stairwell Storage

    Many of us have basements with a large area of unused space. Here's a neat idea for utilizing that space – it may surprise you with its simplicity. 

  • Slide 10

    Goodbye Topsoil

    Having good soil biology is always a good thing. That's exactly what alfalfa does when you plant corn immediately after. The corn roots tend to follow the alfalfa roots to protect the precious topsoil from windstorms.

  • Slide 11

    How to Improve Wheat Yields

    Even just a little bit of phosphorus can do amazing things for your winter wheat. 

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