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Tips and Tricks For Farm Shop Efficiency

As farm machinery gets larger and more expensive, farmers need to expand their farm shops. Some want to remodel, while others want to build new.

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Stuck In The Mud? Properly Extract Your Farm Equipment

Being stuck in the mud is never fun, especially if you are hauling heavy equipment or up against a deadline. Properly extracting your stuck equipment can be tricky, so be sure to do it right the first time and avoid any more unnecessary headaches. 

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Maximizing Corn Yield Potential - Updated

Agronomists believe that reaching 300 bushels of corn per acre on average by the year 2030 is out of line, even though the technology is available. So what's the hang-up? It could be proper management of several other variables. 

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Crop Rotation Best Practices: Design a More Effective Rotation

Crop rotation has never been more critical. It not only affects short-term profits, but long-term sustainability. An effective rotation can reduce weed and pest control and fertilizer costs; increase the amount of moisture that the soil will absorb; improve soil health and nutrient cycling; and boost the amount of residue that will be consumed by soil organisms.

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Cover Crops: Best Management Practices

Cover crops are grasses, legumes or small grains grown between regular grain crop production periods for the purpose of protecting and improving the soil. Farmers are seeing the value of having a cover crop and more are incorporating them into their row-crop systems. 

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Boost Your Soybean Yield

In today’s “plant early and plant fast” environment, growers often look for tools to increase efficiencies and minimize risk – but the number of products and growing methods available today for soybean producers is almost endless. Where do you start?

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Best Practices For A Successful Calving Season

For a majority of beef cattle producers, spring is calving season. That means a busy time, especially with weather challenges. Planning for all possibilities is the best way to prepare for a successful calving season.

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Baling Up Hay-Making Costs: A Buyer's Guide

The investment made in animal feed is significant and a key component in the process is the baler. There is a lot of satisfaction that comes from growing and harvesting one's own hay. Not to mention, a great way to save money and maybe even make a little extra. With the right equipment, baling your own feed can be a solid add-on to your farm. 

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5 Tips You Need To Know About Vertical Tillage

Vertical tillage tools are designed to run fast and shallow, with the goal of cutting down on residue while leveling out the seedbed. Choosing the right equipment can help ease your farming operation. Discover why more and more farmers are considering vertical tillage in their farming operation.

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10 Hay Farming Basics: Producing A Quality Hay Product

Whether a producer grows hay to feed his livestock or someone else's, the enterprise is not worthwhile unless it makes money. With the lack of feed combined with rising costs of the feed available, good hay is becoming hard to come by. Consider these 10 Hay Farming Basics to maximize the quality of your hay product.

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