July 2021 FARM INSIGHT–Reduce Tillage Cost

July 2021 FARM INSIGHT–Reduce Tillage Cost

Got rain? While there’s plenty of talk about praying for rain and jokes about rain dances this summer, why aren’t more people discussing tillage? How much is tillage really costing you, especially when Mother Nature turns the water off? We contend that intensive tillage is one of your biggest enemies when it comes to water conservation, soil health and productive crops. Don’t overlook 3 practical steps to help you cut tillage costs (and still break down crop residue efficiently), boost your soil’s water-holding capacity, and produce healthier, higher-yielding crops. Click here for all the details.
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Secrets from a Top Soybean Grower

Secrets from a Top Soybean Grower

How much did your soybeans yield last fall? Were you anywhere close to 88 bushels per acre? John Zittel achieves those kinds of yields. In fact, he’s won the New York Soybean Association’s yield contest for two years in a row. What are his secrets to successful soybean production? Hint: he’s not a fan of stressing his crops with AMS, but he is a fan of foliar feeding. See which of his proven, practical solutions might work on your farm.
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Minimize Plant Stress This Summer, Maximize Crop Yields This Fall

Minimize Plant Stress This Summer, Maximize Crop Yields This Fall

If you’re concerned about dry conditions this summer, it’s time to control the controllables that impact yield potential. There’s one thing you don’t want if you’re trying to keep crops green and healthy, and that’s ethylene. Plants produce ethylene when they’re stressed. Did you know there are ways to manage this process, so your crop can continue to grow, develop and achieve a higher yield potential? Read on for all the details.
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Boost Soil & Plant Health

Boost Soil & Plant Health

As fertilizer prices rise, wouldn’t it be great to cut your fertilizer bill, without sacrificing yield potential? It’s possible—and practical—when you put biology back in the soil. See how Minnesota farmer Bill Banken is working with ProfitProAG to break down crop residue effectively, build soil health, boost plant health and reduce the need for chemicals and commercial fertilizer. Learn more at “Build Soil Health to Boost Plant Health.”
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Making Sense of Heat Stress, Climate Change and Plant Health

Making Sense of Heat Stress, Climate Change and Plant Health

There’s been a lot of talk about the potential for drought in 2021, which can lead to heat stress in crops. But what if we’re really experiencing climate change? Let’s see what the science says. Also, no matter what Mother Nature brings this summer, there are ways to make your soil and crops more resilient. Read on to learn more.
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Optimize Crop Stands

Optimize Crop Stands

With increasing corn production costs and fluctuating grain prices, the management decisions you make at planting become more important than ever. While you often hear that higher yield potential all starts with the seed, selecting the right genetics for your acres is only part of the story.
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Is 2021 Setting up to be a Drought Year?

Is 2021 Setting up to be a Drought Year?

You’re focused on planting right now, but we’re keeping an eye on signs that parts of the Midwest may be headed for a drought this year.
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March 2021 FARM INSIGHT

March 2021 FARM INSIGHT

How’s Your “Second Harvest” This Spring? Has your corn residue...
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March 2021 FARM INSIGHT–How to Manage Crop Residue

March 2021 FARM INSIGHT–How to Manage Crop Residue

Managing crop residue is pivotal to lowering cost, improving yield...
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March 2021–Corn “Recipe for Success”

March 2021–Corn “Recipe for Success”

Managing crop residue is pivotal to lowering cost, improving yield and profitability. Farming is all about managing resources, including money. You can be a low-cost producer and maximize profits by Controlling the Controllables.
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February 2021 FARM INSIGHT–Are you Farming the Controllables?

February 2021 FARM INSIGHT–Are you Farming the Controllables?

Are you Farming the Controllables? Farming is all about managing...
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