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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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

Prepare Your Combine Now for Next Year’s Crop

Combine operators often are so focused on combine adjustments related to threshing and separating grain that they overlook the importance of adjusting their combine’s residue chopping and distribution system. “I tell farmers that next year’s crop starts with how well they cut and distribute the residue from this year’s crop,” says Jeff Gray, senior product specialist, Claas Lexion. “They need to make sure the chopper’s … Continue reading Prepare Your Combine Now for Next Year’s Crop

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AGCO Parts Program Rewards Farmers for Buying New Farm Equipment:  Each fall, farmers reap the rewards of all their hard work in their fields. Now farmers can earn additional rewards before harvest through the AGCO Parts Field Rewards program when they buy new AGCO farm equipment… Read More Treading Water; For Mississippi Delta’s Farmers, Great Flood of 2011 Is Far from Over:  This was supposed … Continue reading Hot Topics in Ag