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Farm Journal: December 2013


Magazine Features

  • Still Shopping
    12/07/2013
    A late harvest leads to lots of lingering decisions, particularly with timing of input purchases.
  • Winter Wonder Bland?
    12/07/2013
    You’ve likely heard of El Niño and La Niña, the cycling Pacific weather patterns that can dramatically affect weather on the U.S. mainland.
  • Steady Does It
    12/07/2013
    For the past few years, farmland values have been on the up and up, but is a price plateau is on the horizon?
  • High-Tech Safety
    12/07/2013
    See what the future could hold for your well-being.
  • 14 Drivers for Success in 2014
    12/07/2013
    The learning curve in agriculture has been steep the past few years.
  • Layers of Data
    12/07/2013
    With every combine pass, you have the opportunity to harvest more than grain.
  • Knock Out Early Weeds
    12/07/2013
    Weed scientists have told farmers for years that small weeds, even in limited quantities, can damage corn yields.
  • Gathering Momentum
    12/07/2013
    The past 12 months have been busy and rewarding for the Farm Journal Foundation and its first platform: Farmers Feeding the World.
  • Drill It Well
    12/07/2013
    Much like the engine that powers your tractor, farmland drives your operation forward by providing the fuel your crops need to survive.
  • Where Corn Goes
    12/07/2013
    The U.S. Grains Council releases a “chart of the week” to bring farmers new marketing insights.
  • The Value of Teamwork
    12/07/2013
    Sometimes the best way to know where you’re going is to identify where you’ve been.
  • Poised for Takeoff
    12/07/2013
    When you can spot a new practice from the highway, without even looking for it, it’s about to go mainstream.
  • Planter Pushes Pace
    12/07/2013
    Tight planting windows require a machine with enough speed and seed capacity to get the job done right.
  • Can You Hear Me Now?
    12/07/2013
    With high-tech machinery and practices, you would think that hearing loss wouldn’t be as much of an issue for farmers.
  • Composite Creativity
    12/07/2013
    Life provides plenty of teachable moments, but not all of them are pleasant.
  • Precision Infrastructure
    12/07/2013
    Technology is great until it stops working.
  • Built for the Future
    12/07/2013
    There’s been a surge in on-farm grain storage investments since 2009 when the wet harvest exposed the weak links in grain systems across the country.
  • Just Right Rates
    12/07/2013
    Applying too little phosphate fertilizer can draw down your soil “bank account” and reduce yield, especially if the crop is stressed by weather or other factors.
  • Turn the Page on Hunger
    12/07/2013
    If you were given billions of dollars to improve the world, what would you do?
  • Apps to Map Your Fields
    12/04/2013
    Technology enhances the crop scouting process.

Web Extra

  • Key Elements of a Term Sheet
    12/01/2013
    Considering selling the operation to an unrelated third party? A term sheet will help.
  • Rural Road Funding
    12/01/2013
    Old rural infrastructure was not built for modern machinery and trucks. AgriTalk has the story.
  • Watch Horsch Maestro Planter in Action
    11/29/2013
    Farmer Justin Heinle of North Dakota demonstrates the speed at which he can travel through the field with his Maestro planter manufactured by Horsch.
  • Try These Field Scouting Apps
    11/29/2013
    Many of the newer scouting apps are user friendly and take little time to learn and put to use in your fields. Here are two to explore.
  • AgriTalk: Renewable Fuels
    11/28/2013
    EPA is proposing to cut the Renewable Fuel Standard for 2014 by nearly 3 billion gallons. Here's how it will affect farmers.
  • Nominate Yourself for the Farm Team
    11/27/2013
    Raise your hand. Become an advocate. Join the Farm Journal Foundation’s Farmers Feeding the World initiative in educating policymakers on the global hunger crisis.
  • Hearing Loss on the Farm
    11/24/2013
    Farmers have been losing their hearing for years, but can it be prevented? Find out why and how in today's show.
  • Take a Look into the Future of Farming
    11/18/2013
    Wonder what your farm will be like in 2025? Farm Journal Media has an idea. Check out our interactive site.
  • Krone Introduces BiG Pack 1290 HDP II Baler
    10/16/2013
    Check out this video showing the new large-square baler.
  • AGCO Introduces White Planter Model 9812
    04/16/2013
    Features of the new machine include an upgraded row unit, 90 bu. of seed carrying capacity and an overhauled frame for improved hydraulics efficiency.

Columnists


Departments

  • Getting Ready for the New Year
    12/07/2013
    Nearly every economist I’ve interviewed or listened to during the past three years focused on 2014 and 2015.
  • John Deere Partners With Open Platform
    12/07/2013
    With recent updates and emerging partnerships, John Deere operators are one step closer to fully integrated and wireless data transfer from the field.
  • Sell Grain With This App
    12/07/2013
    A new free mobile app allows farmers with a CHS account to make and manage their futures-only, basis-only and cash offers from their smartphones or tablets.
  • Yield Pop Partners With FIRST
    12/07/2013
    Yield Pop announces that it has struck a deal for exclusive online rights to FIRST trial results to provide farmers with a uniquely interactive seed selection experience, says Matthew Perkins, Yield Pop CEO.
  • Say Merry Christmas With Farm Journal Media Gifts
    12/07/2013
    Is there a special farmer in your life who is nearly impossible to shop for? Farm Journal just might have the answer.
  • MachineryJournal
    12/07/2013
    For improved material flow through the machines of a reel disk, planter, and a baler.
  • Wheat Journal: Understand Sales Versus Shipments
    12/07/2013
    Export sales are a good thing, but they aren’t the only thing.
  • WheatJournal: Customize Your Inputs
    12/07/2013
    Increasingly, ag retailers are finding ways to abandon what they call a “cookie-cutter approach” to providing customers with crop inputs such as seed treatments, herbicides and insecticides.
  • WheatJournal: Kansas State University Expands Facilities
    12/07/2013
    With the dedication of the O.H. Kruse Feed Technology Innovation Center in October, Kansas State University officials say that the school’s Grain Science Complex provides students a world-class educational experience for the wheat industry.
  • TailgateTalk
    12/07/2013
    It’s no secret that working with big equipment comes with risks.
  • New Products
    12/07/2013
    New Products from LED lights and reformulated silicone spray to heated insoles for your shoes.
  • $100 Idea
    12/07/2013
    Share your unpublished ideas and join our $100 Ideas Club.
  • No-Flat Tire Line Expands
    12/05/2013
    A manufacturer of deep-tread plastic tires for center-pivot irrigation systems, RhinoGator, has expanded its product offering to include tires with shallow treads.
  • Map Shows World’s Water-Stressed Crops
    12/05/2013
    More than 25% of global agricultural production happens in regions that are under high or extremely high water stress.
  • Turn 2013 Data Into 2014 Decisions
    12/04/2013
    This is the best time of year to put your data to the test, says Nathan Paul, DuPont Pioneer services applications manager.
  • Nebraska Water Woes
    11/20/2013
    Farmers in several sections of Nebra­ska are already facing the prospect of limits on irrigation water in 2014.
  • App Aims to Simplify Chemigation
    11/20/2013
    A free mobile app aims to make it easier for farmers to apply chemicals using an injection pump.
  • Pivots Abound in Minnesota
    11/20/2013
    Demand for irrigation in Minnesota is racing ahead, according to reports on Minnesota Public Radio.
December 2013 Issue
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