The following information is a Web Extra from the pages of Farm Journal. It corresponds with the article "Two Decades of Data." You can find the article in Farm Journal's Decmeber issue.
Take a photographic journey through 15 years of technology, field time and agronomy with the Farm Journal Test Plots.
Here are some key Farm Journal Test Plot stories. See more Test Plot coverage here.
Maintaining seed quality has been a subject of study in the Farm Journal Test Plots for many years. Through our program, the plot crew has learned how to handle seed in order to maximize its potential.
One of the goals of the Farm Journal Test Plots is to stay up-to-date with emerging technologies that can help you farm more efficiently and take yields higher. In the past five years, one of the biggest technologies to come on the scene has been NDVI (Normalized Difference Vegetation Index) mapping.
The final contact that your planter makes with the seed every spring can hold the secret to taking yields to the next level.
- December 2011