Successful Farming Radio
If you just bought a late-model combine, give it a thorough cleaning. Used combines can carry herbicide-resistant weed seed.
Counting thousands of weed seeds by hand is a mundane job. One researcher has a novel approach to this common chore.
Fall is a great time to sample for soybean cyst nematode eggs. Sample the soybean fields, and also your corn fields.
A water test that proves you have good water coming from your well is a great investment. It could also give you the upper hand in court.
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.
Evaluate the condition of your pasture with a score card. Scoring ten components can help identify and prioritize management practices.
Plotting next year’s soybean seed strategy can be daunting. Simplify it by choosing what you need versus what you want.
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.
Weed seeds sitting in the soil now will be next spring’s problems. Combining several late-season practices will help reduce the soil seedbank.
Before you start harvest, take the time to check sensors and yield monitors. Accurate yield data requires accurate calibration.