Successful Farming Radio

The Successful Farming Radio Podcast is an internet version of the Successful Farming Radio Show. See the full list of stations where the Successful Farming radio program airs here.

Counting weed seeds

Counting thousands of weed seeds by hand is a mundane job. One researcher has a novel approach to this common chore.

Sampling for scn

Fall is a great time to sample for soybean cyst nematode eggs. Sample the soybean fields, and also your corn fields.

Sharing The Road During Harvest

It’s harvest season and there’s a lot of farm equipment on the road. Road safety is the responsibility of both the motorist and the farmer.

Pasture Scoring

Evaluate the condition of your pasture with a score card. Scoring ten components can help identify and prioritize management practices.

Deer in bigger headlights

Deer freezing in headlights is something nobody on the road wants to see. Adding rear-facing lights to the front of the vehicle tells deer to scram.

Managing the soil seedbank

Weed seeds sitting in the soil now will be next spring’s problems. Combining several late-season practices will help reduce the soil seedbank.

Checking Yield Monitors

Before you start harvest, take the time to check sensors and yield monitors. Accurate yield data requires accurate calibration.