For Cattle and Livestock We understand that raising and tending to your cattle is not seasonal. Tending to cattle is a year-round, around-the-clock, full time job. Next to your actual livestock, the most important thing for your cattle is the equipment. We have mapped out a few facts & equipment search trends throughout the United States. Top Searches for Cattle and Livestock Equipment Trailers: 45% … Continue reading Top Equipment Searches
Plant18 is Here According to These Signs Planting season is one of the most difficult times of the year for your family, friends, neighbors and even the animals. There are many things you can’t control and very little you can control. If it’s not raining, then the ground is too dry; then, if it starts raining, it’s too wet. Sometimes it just doesn’t seem like … Continue reading 7 Signs Planting Season is Here
Confidently Purchase New or Used Warm weather on the horizon is setting the stage for the season, especially in regards to your equipment. This recognizes the process for some farmers that will have to purchase new or used equipment. With today’s technology, farmers are finding it more accessible to purchase equipment long distance instead of locally. Fastline.com has a tool, which shows related equipment prices … Continue reading 6 Tips on How to Purchase Equipment out of State
Looking to stay on the cutting edge of technology? For many, that means using Precision Planting and the latest smart technologies such as apps for their smart phone devices. Let us help you get on that cutting edge with our Top Apps for Farm Equipment. We went through the process of researching and finding the apps we think will be most useful to you. Read below to see the top ones!
1. Yield Check : This was developed by Precision Plant and is useful for growers who want to calculate and store corn yield estimates. Estimates are mapped based on satellite imagery and are calculated by entering kernel counts for three ears of corn. Available for iPhone and iPad.
Find it here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/yieldcheck/id455760235?mt=8
2. John Deere GoPlant: This nifty app gives you the ability to optimize your machine as you enter planting season. GoPlant suggests initial settings for the both the machine and the display and features a notes section and photo functionality to give operators a premium experience when setting their machine. Available for iPhone and iPad.
Find it here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/goplant/id847680062?mt=8
3. KSU App: Have you ever been looking at a piece of machinery and wondered if it was the right one for your field? this app will help you with those concerns! You can quickly estimate tractor horsepower to pull various implements. You can select ground and soil conditions, tractor type, pulling speed, working depth and size of the implement. Then hit calculate and the application will provide an estimate for the required drawbar and PTO horsepower. This is currently only available for android devices only.
Find it here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.jsdvorak.machinerysizing Continue reading “Fastline’s List of Top Apps For Your Farm Equipment”
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