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  • New Farm Apps Help Balance Productivity With Conservation

    The suite of Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS) apps help farmers and land managers balance productivity with conservation. The apps identify and deliver information about specific soils to your smartphone, says Jeff Herrick, a soil scientist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The free app is available at LandPotential.org, the […]

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  • Will Stored Corn Affect Cash Markets?

    Reports are surfacing of wet corn stored in piles turning sour, and in some cases, sprouting. While some of the piles were uncovered and hit with heavy snow and rain, some covered piles have been affected as well if corn was too wet when stored. It’s a shame, given the 2016 corn quality was deemed […]

  • 10 Things That Will Soon Disappear Forever

    Kiplinger Today’s most read story of the past year was about things we will be saying goodbye to soon. One of the 10 items on the list is a farm implement. Here’s the complete list. 1. Keys: At the office, most of us already use a card with a chip embedded to get access. But […]

  • 500 Plus Bushel Per Acre Yields

    Randy Dowdy of Valdosta, Georgia, and Dowdy Farms produced two yields in excess of 500 bushels per acre in the 2016 National Corn Yield Contest. It is the first time a grower and his operation have produced multiple yields of 500 bushels or more in the 52-year-old contest. In the no-till, strip-till irrigated category, Dowdy […]

  • Grain Drying, Grain Storage and Management Tips Part 4 of 4

    Management of Stored Grain With Aeration Aeration is the practice of moving air through stored grain to reduce the rate of grain deterioration and prevent storage losses. Spoilage in stored grain is caused by mold growth and insect activity, which is related to the moisture content and temperature of the stored grain. Aeration greatly improves […]

  • Grain Drying, Grain Storage and Management Tips Part 3 of 4

    Dryeration and In-Storage Cooling for Corn Drying The typical high-speed drying process rapidly reduces corn moisture content using heated air and then cools the corn rapidly in the dryer before transfer to storage (figure 1). Dryeration (figure 2), a process developed at Purdue University in the late 1960s, modifies this high-speed drying process by transferring […]

  • Grain Drying, Grain Storage and Management Tips Part 2 of 4

    Does natural-air corn drying really work? Yes! Natural-air corn drying has been used successfully for many years by researchers at a number of agricultural experiment stations and by thousands of corn producers. The process works best under cool (40 to 60 degrees F), dry (55 to 75% relative humidity) conditions. Since average fall temperature and […]

  • Grain Drying, Grain Storage and Management Tips Part 1 of 4

    Farmers are finishing harvest as we transition from a nice warm fall to cooler temperatures and precipitation coming as snow. Following is some guidance on drying and storage during this transition. Natural Air Drying In-bin air-drying becomes inefficient as outdoor air temperature decreases. Turn the drying fans off when outside temperatures average below about 40 […]

  • University Yield Data Emerging for Xtend Soybeans

    Growers purchasing soybean seed based solely on weed control are missing a key component of the decision, warn university scientists. Yield and regional performance should also factor into the equation. This is the first year independent yield data has become available on dicamba-tolerant Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans. Lack of import approvals kept the trait […]

  • How Living Expenses, Taxes, and Nonfarm Income Will Affect Your 2017 Budget

    As you start to put together a budget for next year, take a look at your family living expenses to see if there is potential to cut back. “Family living costs are going to have to come down in order for farms to avoid significant losses in net worth in the coming years,” says Tina […]

  • 2017 Planning Starts Now – 4 Helpful Tips

    Combines are rolling in Midwestern fields, and corn and soybean growers are seeing the results of their management decisions. While finishing this season is top of everyone’s mind, it’s never too early to start thinking ahead to 2017. These four tips will help you get the most from 2017 planning. 1. Assess the Season Harvest […]

Ag Equipment Finance LLC

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