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  • Jul 16, 2015

    Cover crops: The mechanics of how to plant

    It’s hard to pick up a farm magazine these days without finding an article on cover crops. Why you should plant them, when you should plant them, and what should you plant to put nutrients back in the soil. They help reduce soil erosion. Their roots break up compaction. And they can fix nutrients so they don’t get washed away, and they put some in while they’re at it....More
  • Jul 13, 2015
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    Farm Industry News

    Manitou announces new parts brand for Gehl, Mustang equipment

    XPRT Genuine parts is an exclusive genuine maintenance and replacement parts brand for Gehl and Mustang equipment dealers XPRT Genuine parts can only be purchased from authorized Gehl and Mustang equipment dealers Manitou Americas has introduced XPRT Genuine Parts, the new exclusive brand for genuine maintenance and replacement parts for Gehl and...More
  • Jun 29, 2015
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    Farm Industry News

    New 5 Series air carts from Case IH

    Case IH recently introduced its new Precision Air 5 series air carts, developed to get the most from every plant’s potential through highly accurate seed and fertilizer placement. As the newest member of the Case IH Precision Air seeding equipment line, the next-generation air carts boost capacity and use AccuSection section control technology to help producers do more work in less time....More
  • Jun 22, 2015

    Getting back to normal, plus tractor photos from the fair

    The rainwater has receded but it will take several days before anything can move in the fields. The airplanes are spraying the tomatoes that are grown around here. They have to be sprayed every 7 – 10 days all the way to harvest. Some fields have been ruined and some soybean fields have not been planted yet. The wet weather hasn’t really helped with the price of corn and soybeans and wheat. ...More
  • Jun 17, 2015

    Planting recap, flood photos from the Bridenbaughs

    Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh shares a recap from planting, some recent flood photos near his home and other thoughts....More
  • May 14, 2015

    Things I am doing differently this crop year

    Instead of using commercial fertilizer last fall I used a mix of compost and lime. I was assured by the person I bought it from that it was the cheapest source of nutrients that I could buy. I told the person who does my spraying to use the cheapest form of atrazine that he can find. Instead of using triple stack hybrids, I planted mostly double stack....More
  • May 5, 2015

    The race to self-driving vehicles

    Lux Research, a company we interviewed at the 2014 Ag Innovation Showcase, released a forecast last week for automation in cars.  In the report, “The $102 Billion Opportunity for Partial Automation for Cars,” Lux research analyst Maryanna Saenko evaluated the pace of automation in cars, and the opportunities it brings to automakers. Among her findings:...More
  • Apr 27, 2015

    Sprayer set-up: A crash course on what to do

    Last week we took you behind the scenes of a sprayer testing lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where graduate student Shane Forney and assistant professor Joe Luck looked at issues affecting spray nozzle performance. Most of those issues have to do with how operators set up the machine. ...More
  • Apr 22, 2015
    Farm Industry News

    New FMC application tech in-depth

    An innovative new system from FMC and Emerge Application Systems offers a way for growers to apply product in-furrow at planting....More
  • Apr 13, 2015

    ABC show recreates farmer’s grain bin entrapment

    Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh watched an ABC show featuring a reenactment of a farmer's grain bin entrapment and shares thoughts on the episode....More

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