Get Your Combine Ready for Harvest with These 8 Tips

Harvest season is up next on your calendar and there are 8 things that must be done before you put that combine out into the field.  Here are some tips to help get your combine harvest ready. Read up on the combine’s operator manual. The manual should provide information on maintenance procedures for when you take the combine out of storage. Know the combine and … Continue reading Get Your Combine Ready for Harvest with These 8 Tips

7 Things to Consider when Purchasing Your Next Baler

It’s hay season! Are you in the market to purchase a baler?  If you said yes, then we want to give you some things to consider when choosing the next baler for your operation. First, you need to determine what size bales you want. Do you want large square, small square or round bales? This will help you decide if you want a round or … Continue reading 7 Things to Consider when Purchasing Your Next Baler

7 Irrigation Tips and Tricks for your Crops

Now that your crops have been planted, the next step is to keep them hydrated. Here are some irrigation tips to help make that yield grow. 1. Management consultant, Peter Drucker famously said “what gets measured gets managed.” This is why it’s important to monitor and measure the amount of water that gets to the roots with a water flow meter. Water flow meters can … Continue reading 7 Irrigation Tips and Tricks for your Crops

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10 Signs That It’s Planting Season

  Planting season is under way and farmers are out in the fields.  We’re excited to bring you the Top 10 Signs that Plant17 is in full swing! 1. Forecasting the weather with your crops. 2. You got a little too eager to plant and winter decided to pop in for a visit. 3. Seed, Seed, and more Seed! 4. Weather is monitored more than … Continue reading 10 Signs That It’s Planting Season

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Get Your Planter Ready for the Season

Planting season is getting started for farmers across the U.S. and it’s time to bring the planters out of storage and get them ready for the fields.  Remember you only plant a crop once.  There are no do-overs in planting.  Here are some maintenance tips to get your planter ready this season. Avoid electrical issues with your planter by making sure all of the software is … Continue reading Get Your Planter Ready for the Season