Farm Equipment http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/4953/more en 5 Agriculture stories to read, July 10, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-10-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The 5 ag stories this week remind growers to check grain bins when the weather is wet, warm and humid, and to scout for white grubs in corn fields. Learn about China's soil moisture depletion, and the cause. See the decline in land values, and finally, enjoy a graphic showing just what it takes to be a farmer.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-10-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-july-10-2015#comments Corn Issues Bins Soil Insects Sat, 11 Jul 2015 01:32:00 +0000 99191 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, May 15, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-may-15-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, learn about new soybean research resulting in plants resistant to soybean rust and SCN and get tips for getting the best performance from your sprayer. Read an ag job outlook and see the latest ag weather maps. Finally, connect with us on Facebook!</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-may-15-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-may-15-2015#comments Equipment Soybeans soybean production Weather Sprayers Sat, 16 May 2015 00:51:00 +0000 97691 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Multi-hybrid corn planter trials http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/multi-hybrid-corn-planter-trials <div class="field-deck"> This new planter technology could change how breeders develop corn hybrids and soybean varieties. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Fields across the Midwest will begin sporting a new look in 2015 as farmers begin using variable-rate, multi-cultivar planters, which are available commercially for the first time after being field tested in 2014 by Kinze Manufacturing and Precision Planting, in conjunction with four seed companies.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/multi-hybrid-corn-planter-trials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/multi-hybrid-corn-planter-trials#comments Corn Equipment Soybeans corn planting soybean planting Planters Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:28:00 +0000 96851 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>Varying shades of green highlight the unique appearance of offensive and defensive hybrids in a field trial conducted by Precision Planting. In this trial, dark green hybrids were offensive, and light green, defensive.&nbsp;</p> Photo: Precision Planting Custom farming rates increase for 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/custom-farming-rates-increase-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>As has been the trend in recent years, average 2015 custom rates for farm work are likely to show a small increase, compared to 2015 custom rates. Most custom rates for tillage, planting, and harvest operations in 2015 are listed at 2-5% above the rates for similar operations in 2014, with an average increase of about 3.5%.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/custom-farming-rates-increase-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/custom-farming-rates-increase-2015#comments Corn Soybeans Farm Equipment Focus on Ag Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:14:00 +0000 96711 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, March 6, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-march-6-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The 5 ag stories to read this week offer tips for prepping your planter this spring. Learn about a new test for SCN, and what Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack had to say to farmers at Commodity Classic. Get help with on-farm trials, and find out what regular words on the farm mean to non-farmers. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-march-6-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/5-agriculture-stories-read-march-6-2015#comments Corn Equipment Issues Soybeans Planters Soybean cyst nematodes Fri, 06 Mar 2015 23:13:00 +0000 96261 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Feb. 20, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-feb-20-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, get tips for monitoring stored corn and soybeans. Read the latest Farms and Land in Farms report from USDA, showing a decline in farms and farm acres. Take a look at options for crop insurance this year, and read about healthy soil improving yield. Finally, read a farmers point of view on what farmers know when it comes to growing food.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-feb-20-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-feb-20-2015#comments Corn Soybeans Bins Crop Sat, 21 Feb 2015 02:28:00 +0000 96011 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com On-farm grain storage as a problem http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/farm-grain-storage-problem <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Some of the most successful grain marketers I meet are producers with no on-farm storage. I want producers to be proactive in their marketing decisions, always looking ahead for opportunities to price this year’s (or next year’s) crop. Producers with no storage must be proactive. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/farm-grain-storage-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/marketing/farm-grain-storage-problem#comments Corn Marketing Soybeans Bins Prices Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:52:00 +0000 95571 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Agriculture stories to read, Dec. 12, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-12-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Five agriculture stories to read this week includes cover crop benefits and maintenance tips for your combine before it's put away for the winter. Read about and watch a recent debate over GMOs, where the pro-GMO side takes a win. Hear a corn and soybean price outlook from Iowa State ag economist Chad Hart. And, for a little fun, check out some funny farming memes on Facebook!</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-12-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/5-agriculture-stories-read-dec-12-2014#comments Conservation Equipment Marketing cover crops GMO Combines Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:43:00 +0000 94941 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Management tips for corn, soybeans stored in on-farm bins http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/management-tips-corn-soybeans-stored-farm-bins <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>When storing corn and soybeans in on-farm bins this winter, be sure grain is stored at appropriate temperatures and moisture percentages. Also be sure the aeration fan is timed properly. Read these and more grain storage tips from Ohio State University.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/management-tips-corn-soybeans-stored-farm-bins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/management-tips-corn-soybeans-stored-farm-bins#comments Corn Soybeans corn harvest soybean harvest Bins Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:21:00 +0000 94681 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Avoid farm accidents http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/avoid-farm-accidents <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purdue University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A few simple precautions and a little bit of common sense can go a long way toward helping prevent farm-related accidents and injuries, especially at harvest time, two Purdue University agricultural educators say.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/avoid-farm-accidents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/avoid-farm-accidents#comments Corn Equipment Soybeans corn harvest soybean harvest Farm Equipment Management Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:51:00 +0000 93931 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com