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[Video] Deere's ExactShot Reduces Starter Fertilizer Need By 60%

Corn & Soy Solutions Architect Grant Wonderlich explains how John Deere's new ExactShot system works alongside ExactEmerge to improve fertilizer placement on each seed while planting. With exact timing and placement, ExactShot is able to dose each individual seed with starter fertilizer as it is placed, saving on overall fertilizer use compared to continuous in-furrow application. This saves on both time re-filling the fertilizer as well as using less fertilizer overall further reducing input costs.
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Proper Fertilizer Timing & Placement Optimizes Nutrient Needs

Deciding when & how to apply fertilizer depends on the nutrients, crops, equipment available & economic feasibility.
Many farmers are well-versed in the 4Rs of nutrient stewardship: apply the right source at the right rate, at the right time, in the right place. Following this framework ensures crops use nutrients efficiently and effectively, helping no-tillers maximize their fertilizer budget.
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[Podcast] Guy Swanson and the Yielder Drill

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks Guy Swanson, who, along with his father, Mort, developed the Yielder drill, nicknamed “Old Yeller” which helped producers in the Palouse area no-till crops on steep slopes.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer Influencers & Innovators podcast, brought to you by Calmer Corn Heads, No-Till Farmer editor Frank Lessiter talks with Guy Swanson, who, along with his father, Mort, developed the Yielder drill, nicknamed “Old Yeller,” which helped producers no-till crops on the steep slopes of the Palouse area.
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[Video] Aulari Air Cart Cuts Passes, Boosts Efficiency for No-Tiller

Linus Rothermich talks about the features of this 5-ton Aulari ALR2304AM air cart he uses to place fertilizer at planting and for sidedressing nitrogen for corn. He’s putting nearly all his fertilizer down with the machine and has eliminated the need to put fertilizer in the crop rows. The Auxvasse, Mo., no-tiller says he’s working to eliminate yellow, nutrient-deficient corn in spring.
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