Multimedia Library - Video en Tips for saving fuel, energy on the farm <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Energy costs may not be your largest expense on the farm, but it's one that you can jump in on and make a fairly large impact without changing productivity, says Mark Hanna, Extension ag engineer at Iowa State University. He offers ideas for conserving fuel, including reduced tillage passes, shifting up, front-wheel assist and hybrid choice and drying.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Fuel Management Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:08:00 +0000 95451 at Genetic engineering benefits <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Farmers see the benefit of genetic engineering because it's made their work safer, said Don Lee, genetics professor at University of Nebraska, when he spoke to Managing Editor Susan Winsor. Lee also talked about the benefits of golden rice, as well as the naturally occurring process and the safety of the foods.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Issues GMO Thu, 08 Jan 2015 20:05:00 +0000 95311 at Signs of healthy soil <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Abbey Wick, NDSU Extension soil health specialist, talked about the signs of healthy soil at the Conservation Tillage Conference in December. She says the presence of soil aggregates is a good indicator of healthy soil, as well as earth worms. The color of soil reflects the amount of organic matter, Wick says, noting that lighter soil has less organic matter.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fertilizer Tillage soil health Tue, 23 Dec 2014 20:37:00 +0000 95121 at Weed resistance management tips <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Managing editor Susan Winsor spoke with Ford Baldwin about weed resistance problems and how growers can manage the resistance issues that keep moving farther north. Baldwin offered farmers 5 things they can watch and do to keep weed resistance from becoming and even bigger problem. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Chemicals Resistant Weeds Weeds Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:02:00 +0000 95031 at Corn, soybean price outlook <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Chad Hart, Iowa State University Extension economist, expects to see corn prices in the $4 range, and soybeans in the single digits for 2015. Good demand but larger supplies will hold prices down over the next couple of years, he says.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Marketing Soybeans Prices Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:53:00 +0000 94801 at Managing corn production with low prices <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Harry McCune, Walnut, Ill., farms just over 3,000 acres, and grows mostly corn with a few soybean acres. He recently spoke to CSD Managing Editor Susan Winsor about how he is managing his corn crop as corn prices continue to dip. "I think we have to get back to some more basic things," he says. From agronomics, including nitrogen management, to increasing yield, McCune is doing what he can to grow the best corn crop for his land.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Fertilizer Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:11:00 +0000 93611 at Using Climate Basic and Climate Pro on the farm <div class="node-body video-body"><p>David Friedberg, CEO, Climate Corporation, recently talked to CSD Managing Editor Susan Winsor about using Climate Pro and Climate Basic on the farm. The apps and programs help farmers see growth stages, soil moisture, offer recommendations for harvest based on grain moisture, and more, including field work decisions. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Precision Ag Electronics and digital equipment Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:45:00 +0000 93491 at OADA can help simplify big data <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Ault spoke with Managing Editor Susan Winsor about the current disconnect with data in agriculture, as well as how OADA can help farmers manage data and make it work for them, and help with the tasks farmers need help with.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Precision Ag Soybeans Data Precision Farming Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:56:00 +0000 93341 at Predicting on-farm costs <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Brian Watkins farms near Toledo, Ohio. For a long time, he’s been working on a computer model to predict costs on his 7,000-acre corn and soybean farm. He came up with Cropzilla. Using a $3.50 corn price, the numbers have absolutely influenced the decisions he’s made on his Ohio farm, he says. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Management Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:41:00 +0000 93031 at Using UAVs on the farm <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Jim Love, farm business advisor, Beck’s Hybrids, talks about using UAVs on the farm. “Once you’ve purchased the plane or the helicopter the money is spent, so now the trick is, how many times can I use it. Even if it’s a small problem, if I can sort it out, it’s going to be better for the grower,” he says.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Precision Ag Electronics and digital equipment Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:12:00 +0000 92831 at