Articles Tagged with ''planter''

Case IH Signs Supply Agreement With Great Plains For Twin Row Planters

Case IH, a global leader in agricultural equipment, and Great Plains Division of Great Plains Manufacturing Inc., an innovator in planting, seeding and tillage technology, jointly announced the creation of a supply agreement today. Under the agreement, Great Plains will supply Case IH with twin row planters to be sold through Case IH dealerships under the Case IH brand beginning in 2013.
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Flat, Table-Top Fields Need Moisture-Driven Management

Illinois strip-tiller shares lessons he learned while struggling with bad weather and cold, wet fields.
Too much water can keep planters and combines out of the field, leech away nutrients and drown crops, yet farmers still need it to grow crops. The trick, strip-tiller Scott Davidson says, is to manage moisture where you can and avoid planting when conditions aren’t right.
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Getting It Done With One-Pass Systems

While some sacrifices are required, more no-tillers are putting down fertilizer with the planter to reduce field passes, boost nutrient efficiency and improve soil health.
The push to increase productivity and yields in agriculture has convinced an increasing number of no-tillers to explore one-pass planting and fertilizing systems.
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Take Planting Seriously

When farmers are having planting difficulties, Alan Byerly says too many growers think the answer is to simply add more attachments. But the service manager for Precision Equipment in Washington, Iowa, says getting back to the basics of planting should be the first step before spending more dollars.
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What I've Learned from No-Tilling

In Search Of No-Till Planting Perfection: For Himself And Others

Years of onfarm experimentation have made no-tiller Bill Lehmkuhl a pro at drawing out prime planter performance.
No-tilling for 32 years doesn't mean I know it all. Over the years, I've come up against many new no-till challenges I've had to solve. Some were easier to spot than others. Some I stumbled across by accident.
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Level That No-Till Planter!

If you really want to turn out a very successful no-till crop next spring, nothing beats running a level planter or drill
Whether you are an experienced no-tiller or just a beginner gearing up for next spring, getting your planter properly leveled is a real key to your overall no-till success.
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No-Tiller Finds A Premium Growing Edible Soybeans

Moving away from Roundup Ready soybeans allows Carrol Wyss the opportunity to earn a few extra dollars while rotating chemistries in his corn-soybean rotation.
When the oppertunity presented itself, Carrol Wyss went after a new market to make a few extra dollars. What he also found was that the changes he would need to make to control weeds were probably better for his farm.
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