A sneak peek at the new GrainSense mobile monitoring system. Measures moisture and protein in wheat, barley, oats and rye in near real-time, with additional crops being tested. The system can be used ahead of harvest to time optimal harvest window. Relays data to mobile app in 30 seconds after scan. Initial cost will be about $4,500 and the product is scheduled to be released in Finland and Sweden in 2018.
Circleville, Ohio, no-tiller Ryan Wilson discusses the setup for the family's John Deere MaxEmerge no-till corn planter, which includes cast iron closing wheels, Martin row cleaners and Precision Planting's 20/20 AirForce system. They apply about 30 pounds per acre of nitrogen at planting to ensure corn seedlings have enough N after following the cereal rye cover crop.