If your combine is leaving beans in the field, throwing grain out the back or acting puny when going up hills while unloading on the go, don’t start kicking the tires in frustration.
Before the bins start to fill up, there are several key steps to ensure they’re primed for another crop.
It’s prime time to walk fields to check for any possible issues that could alter your harvest timeline.
The country’s corn and soybean farmers have overwhelmingly chosen ARC as their farm bill safety net through 2018. As expected, there were some regional splits between ARC and PLC. Formal enroll deadline is Sept. 30.
Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie says the first step in designing any drainage system is to make sure you have an adequate outlet for the water.
This harvest, be vigilant about late-season weed control and address possible resistance.
Recent reports to AgWeb Crop Comments show conditions across farm country are highly variable. From “tremendous corn” in North Dakota to yellow corn in Ohio and everything in between. Soybeans and wheat are no different. How are crops in your area?
Premium quality chicken litter key to achieve yield boosts.
SUSTAIN platform addresses consumers needs with yield and farmer profitability in mind.
Field logistics, combine and grain bin protocols and marketing for the weeks ahead.
No two are alike, but here’s what you can generally expect.
New drainage designs keep water available when needed.
Science, politics and environmental factors impact future of crop protection products.
A drone can be a handy farm tool, but is it worth the cost?
New report looks beyond hardware tools and details a turn toward data integration.
Strategically adopting new technology and management practices yields rewards.
Expect to encounter manganese issues on certain soils, plan treatment accordingly.
Varieties, management and irrigation pave road to soybean yield crown.
Jason Brown trades NFL fame for First Fruits Farm.
Are you seeing some unusual ears in your corn fields? Diagnose what went wrong by comparing your cobs to the ones below, and then develop a strategy to fix the issues.
Transportation hang-ups cost farmers as much as $570 million in 2014.
Kulan prototype redefines simple but versatile utility.
Frustrated with the slow pace of state TMDL efforts, EPA is starting to take matters into its own hands.
The key to successful unemotional used equipment buying and selling is to know current values.
As harvest nears, there is still a lot of uneasiness about acres and yields wreaking havoc in all marketing situations.
One of the most common challenges with the passing of a farmer is properly recording and transferring assets to the remaining spouse.
How do you deal with the repetitiveness of farm work?
Three ways to boost dead batteries and get machinery back in operation.
Managing a farm is becoming increasingly complex and requires more business management acumen than ever. Majoring in agriculture, business or engineering will broaden your horizons, allow you to experience life away from the farm and continue what’s going to be a lifelong learning process. Along the way, you’ll also deepen and expand your skill set and perspectives.
When creating a risk management plan, emphasize crop insurance as one of the numerous profit centers in your operation—even if that means using unconventional insurance methods.
Poll results shed light on production knowledge, practices
Two companies will offer low-lignin alfalfa varieties on a bigger scale in 2016, prompting farmers to experiment with the more digestible forage.
At the forefront of drip irrigation technology, Netafim’s new dripper line combines a wider, shorter and deeper water passage with a bigger filtering area.
Baleage, a wetter version of hay, lets producers harvest with less weather concerns.
FieldNET Pivot Control is the irrigation industry’s first system that upgrades virtually any brand of pivot, the NextGeneration of drip irrigation, and land forming for better irrigation.
WM-Form, launched by Trimble, combines field surveys, topography analysis, design creation, cost estimation, land forming and verification.
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Farmers’ ability to obtain needed water will be under increased pressure due to competition from industrial, residential/urban and energy users.
Glenn Miller gave up an impressive music career to join the military and play for U.S. servicemen and women.
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Share your unpublished ideas to join our $100 Ideas Club. The Double Your Money winner receives $200. Other farmers featured receive $100 each. All winners receive a hat.
The new John Deere 9RX four-track series broadens the fleet of 9R/9RT wheel and two-track tractors and sports the same features and options.
Even though herbicide resistance costs U.S. farmers $2 billion annually, startlingly few producers worry about—or even realize—how resistance threatens their livelihood. Not only does resistance cut into profitability by increasing weed control costs, the rapidly growing problem endangers our ability to produce top yields.