Rain may often be a good thing, but if we’re trying to get spring crops in the ground, wet soil can create costly delays.
Monoculture has its merits as the recurring polyculture fad surrounding conservation, food security, and social justice is doomed to fail.
No matter what time of spring you actually hit the ground running, here are six tips to set your planter up for success.
The spring planting window stretches from April through May in many Heartland states. Winter moisture is likely to make for some challenges.
With planting beginning in much of the country, the National Corn Growers Association invites farmers to register early for NCGA’s National Corn Yield Contest and save big on entry fees. Until June 29, fees will be reduced to $75. NCGA reminds growers that a small time investment now saves money later this summer. “We are […]
Just in time for 2017 spring planting, AGCO Corporation has introduced the White Planter 9800VE Series planters equipped with SpeedTube seed tubes from Precision Planting. The planter will be introduced and on display at the AGCO Exhibit during the 2017 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. “To achieve the best yields in corn, producers […]