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  • Sep 20, 2013
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    Drying cost vs. harvest loss 1

    Sam McNeill, Extension specialist, University of Kentucky, talks about the harvest situation in 2013. McNeill addresses corn and soybean harvest loss implications of field drydown versus harvesting earlier and using a grain dryer....More
  • Sep 13, 2013
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    2014 Yamaha Viking SxS 1

    Yamaha introduced it's new side-by-side vehicle, the 2014 Viking. Travis Hollins, ATV and SxS product planning manager for Yamaha, talks about the new cab features, including three-passenger seating, as well as the utility functions of the new SxS. Hollins also talks about the engine position of the new Viking model, as well as its offroad capabilities, including the On-Command system and Ultramatic transmission....More
  • case IH folding corn header
    Aug 16, 2013
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    Case IH Introduces New Folding Corn Headers, Transport Wheel System 4

    Case IH has released new grain headers. The new 4400 and 4200 corn heads fold for easier transport. There's also a new transport wheel system that's operated from the cab....More
  • Mar 26, 2013
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    2013 Custom Farming Rates Up Slightly from 2012 5

    As would be expected with increasing fuel costs, average 2013 custom rates for farm work have a1so increased, compared to 2012 custom rates. Most custom rates for farm work in 2013 are 3-5% above the rates for similar operations in 2012, with an average increase of about 4%....More
  • Nov 27, 2012
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    Custom Rates, Machinery Cost and Bin Checks 1

    An increased number of farm operators are now providing some type of custom work to other farmers during the growing season. Many times, the farmers involved in custom work arrangements wonder what a fair custom rate is for the various faming practices that were performed....More
  • Sep 20, 2012
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    Farm Tires: PSI vs. Compaction 2

    While at the 2012 Farm Progress Show, we caught up with Michelin Tire. Yohann Leblanc talked to us about their new farm tire, the YieldBib, and how it compares with their older farm tires. Using less PSI as tires of the same size, it offers a better footprint for less compaction, more traction, as well as better road handling. Leblanc fired up a simulator to display tire impact on soil as well as on flat surface....More
  • May 29, 2012
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    Conservation with the Soil Warrior

    Dave Legvold and Mike Peterson share an implement called the Soil Warrior. The zone-tillage machine allows the farmers to prepare a seedbed and fertilize in one pass. Using a CSP contract, Legvold was able to purchase the machine outright. Even without the CSP program, Peterson says using the implement would pay for itself in five years with savings in soil, fuel, nutrients, etc....More
  • Apr 27, 2012
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    New Holland CR Series Combine 1

    New Holland has introduced the new CR series combines. The new machines continue using a dual-rotor design, a fully self-leveling cleaning system and have increased cab visibility as well as easy to use controls. The combines are compatible with several different head models....More
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