Picking the Right Cover Crop Farming using the Strip-Till method continues to grow in popularity across the United States. Its benefits both from a conservation standpoint and by overall crop yield is undeniable. However, those new to Strip-Till or even those who are experienced often wonder if they are using the best cover crop. Experimentation…

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Dangers of Herbicides Since the proliferation of No-Till Farming beginning in the mid 60’s, the volume of agricultural herbicides has exploded. This is the largest criticism advocates of traditional till farming have of No-Till practices. No-Till relies on crop debris from the previous harvest to fertilize the soil, which it does remarkably well, unfortunately this…

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Why Fall Herbicide Treatments Are Important in 2019 Fall Herbicide Treatments – Why It’s Important   Fall 2019 has been particularly difficult year for weeds. Some choose not to apply any herbicide to their fields, but this might be the year those few make a change. In the second half of the season this year…

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New technologies and methods are helping growers manage moisture levels in their fields and improve the timeliness of farming operations. As growers push to get more bushels from every acre, efficient drainage systems are needed to carry away excess water in a timely manner. But many fields never realize their full potential because of clogged…

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Will using the Micro Drainage System save me money? We believe it will not only save you money, but make you money! If it were not the case, we would not be in business! We are here to provide you with the most economical route in No Till or Strip Till Farming. We have seen…

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Do you have an issue in your field(s) with rye grass? A solution may soon be on its way. The Seed Terminator was invented in South Australia. It can be retrofitted to new and used tractors of various makes and models The retail cost is about $75,000. Currently, the machines are being trialed in Washington…

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Imagine this; a number for your crops like a credit FICO score that gives you the ability to make informed decisions based off of economics, seed, crop protection, fertility, operations, and management. A new Data Visualization platform has been launched that does just that. It is focused on grower dashboards and group bench marking. It…

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Subsurface DrainageAnd the Micro Drainage Concept Subsurface drainage is a pipe installed beneath the ground surface to collect and/or convey excess water. Not everyone considers it a necessity. However, those that utilize it will tell you the benefits from having subsurface drainage are hard to live without! There are different ways to go about installing…

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wet path

One route to consider when addressing over saturation During rain the fields become wet. The water filters into the soil and is stored in its pores. When all the pores are filled with water, the soil gets saturated and no more water can be absorbed. When rain continues, pools may form on the soil surface,…

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How our concept can benefit the conventional farmer. You all know how important it is to prepare the soil properly for your crops. With all the rain we received this year, it is also important to make sure that your beds drain properly. Why do we need to pay attention to drainage? Drainage ensures that the…

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