Multimedia Library - Video http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/media/all/video en Managing corn production with low prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/managing-corn-production-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="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/managing-corn-production-low-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/managing-corn-production-low-prices#comments Corn Fertilizer Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:11:00 +0000 93611 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Using Climate Basic and Climate Pro on the farm http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/using-climate-basic-and-climate-pro-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="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/using-climate-basic-and-climate-pro-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/using-climate-basic-and-climate-pro-farm#comments Corn Precision Ag Electronics and digital equipment Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:45:00 +0000 93491 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com OADA can help simplify big data http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/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="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/oada-can-help-simplify-big-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/oada-can-help-simplify-big-data#comments Corn Precision Ag Soybeans Data Precision Farming Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:56:00 +0000 93341 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Predicting on-farm costs http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/predicting-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="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/predicting-farm-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/predicting-farm-costs#comments Corn Management Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:41:00 +0000 93031 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Using UAVs on the farm http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/using-uavs-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="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/using-uavs-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/using-uavs-farm#comments Precision Ag Electronics and digital equipment Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:12:00 +0000 92831 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Nitrogen management tips http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/nitrogen-management-tips <div class="node-body video-body"><p>“If you’re going to grow high-yielding corn, you’ve got to get your nitrogen management correct; we can’t fail,” says Jason Webster, director, Central Illinois Practical Farm Research. “Nitrogen is the one thing we can control.”</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/nitrogen-management-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/nitrogen-management-tips#comments Corn Fertilizer corn production Nitrogen Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:00:00 +0000 92711 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com On-farm conservation: Strip-till and cover crops http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/farm-conservation-strip-till-and-cover-crops <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Dan Sanderson and his son Trent farm near Clare, Ill. The operation is 100% strip-till, and the father-son duo plant cover crops on about 1/3 of their acres, experimenting with different mixes. They have clay loam soils and use a variety of technologies and equipment, including a sugar beet plate to plant some of their cover crops.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/farm-conservation-strip-till-and-cover-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/farm-conservation-strip-till-and-cover-crops#comments Conservation Tillage cover crops soil health Strip Till Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:24:00 +0000 92571 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Farmland market outlook http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farmland-market-outlook <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Todd Keuthe, University of Illinois, talks about the market for farmland. "Most farmland owners see it as a long-term investment," Keuthe says. "People are willing to pay 34 times what they expect to earn."</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farmland-market-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farmland-market-outlook#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Pricing Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:04:00 +0000 92391 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Cost management strategies http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/cost-management-strategies <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Michael Langemeier, associate director, Center for Commercial Agriculture, Purdue University, talks about managing farm costs. He says growers need to seriously question new machinery purchases and that cash rents should be negotiated. Those two items can help control costs when commodity prices fall below breakeven levels.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/cost-management-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/cost-management-strategies#comments Corn Issues Soybeans Management Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:12:00 +0000 92201 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Marketing strategy for low-priced corn http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/marketing-strategy-low-priced-corn <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Matt Roberts, associate professor at Ohio State University, talks about marketing strategies for lower-priced corn. He says corn producers are going to have to be very tactical, as he doesn’t see the high corn prices coming back any time soon. Growers should focus on HTAs and maximize on-farm storage, he says.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/marketing-strategy-low-priced-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/marketing-strategy-low-priced-corn#comments Corn Marketing Prices Strategy Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:28:00 +0000 92161 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com