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Quest for Better Yields

RSS By: Kip Cullers, Farm Journal

Follow Kip Cullers, a Purdy, Mo., farmer known for his bin-busting soybean yields, Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie and Farm Journal Machinery Editor Margy Fischer as they travel to Brazil to learn more about the country's soybean production.

Ken Ferrie Says Necessity Breeds Brazilian Creativity

Feb 27, 2012

During the rainy season in Brazil, the main growing season, it will rain every day. Even with 2" of rain, harvesting may take a short break, but then it will be full force again.

Ken Ferrie says some of the things he’s seen during his trip through the country impressed him with the Brazilian farmer’s endurance and creativity. This includes cover crops to fight nematode pressures and trucks outfitted with kitchens to outlast the 30- to 40-hour waits at the elevator.

Learn more in this audio report:

 

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