As producers gear up for wheat planting, calibration of the seeder is extremely important. Below are two tables to use as quick references in the calibration process. Most producers are using drills with 7.5-inch row spacing. The first table calculates how much seed to collect in 50 linear feet from one row of the drill.
Harvest last year was a real challenge for many no-tillers as crops didn’t dry out and harvest was late. In many cases, this didn't allow much time during the harvest to assess overall no-till management.
Considering the large increases in commodity and fertilizer prices, fine-tuning your fertilization program will definitely pay big dividends. Soil testing and yield monitoring are essential in helping you determine your crop’s fertilizer needs.
Given the high cost of applying pesticides in your fields today, replacement of worn nozzles is the best insurance against waste. The investment in a set of new spray nozzles is dwarfed by the cost of the chemicals being applied. But when should nozzles be replaced?
In this episode of Conservation Ag Update, we pay tribute to no-till legend Dave Brandt, who recently passed away from injuries sustained in a car crash. Fellow no-till legends who knew Dave best share their thoughts on the life and legacy of their friend.
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