Equipment http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en AFS Connect 2.0 data usage and management http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/afs-connect-20-data-usage-and-management <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Joe Michaels, senior director, specialty business for Case IH, talks about the AFS Connect data system and how it can help farmers monitor field operations, as well as mine data for future uses and best practices. From messaging via monitor to monitoring fleets and equipment operation, the AFS Connect system helps you measure field activity so you can improve overall operations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/afs-connect-20-data-usage-and-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/precision-ag/afs-connect-20-data-usage-and-management#comments Equipment Precision Ag Data Precision Farming Fri, 22 May 2015 23:44:00 +0000 97841 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="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </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 Corn planter down-force systems tested http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-planter-down-force-systems-tested <div class="field-deck"> In a low-stress year, farmer trials show modest yield gains from automatic systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In 2014, the Boettgers, who farm 3,000 acres near Harlan in southwestern Iowa, decided to harness technology to help solve their planter down-pressure challenge. They outfitted half their 16-row Kinze 3600 planter with an Ag Leader hydraulic down-force system, which automatically senses down force and adjusts it in one second.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-planter-down-force-systems-tested" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-planter-down-force-systems-tested#comments Corn Equipment corn planting Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:29:00 +0000 96921 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Photo: Mike Krivit 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 5 Agriculture stories to read, April 3, 2015 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-april-3-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, get some tips for prepping your planter this spring, and check out a Bt trait table to get all the Bt info you need. Read a proposed payment limit rule and dig deeper into nitrogen application data. Finally, enjoy 10 reminders that you grew up on a farm.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-april-3-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-agriculture-stories-read-april-3-2015#comments Corn Equipment Fertilizer corn planting Sat, 04 Apr 2015 01:52:00 +0000 96761 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="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </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 National Farm Machinery Show 2015 roundup, part 2 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/national-farm-machinery-show-2015-roundup-part-2 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Check out this list of products that captured our attention at the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show, including cover crop seeders, new nozzles, tractors, grain carts and digital tools. </p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/national-farm-machinery-show-2015-roundup-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/national-farm-machinery-show-2015-roundup-part-2#comments Equipment Precision Ag Equipment & Supplies Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:58:00 +0000 96001 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com National Farm Machinery Show 2015 roundup http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/national-farm-machinery-show-2015-roundup <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The National Farm Machinery Show turned 50 years old this year, and it continues to attract more than 300,000 farmers from across the nation and beyond. I spent some time at the show during the first two days, dodging and weaving in the crowded aisles over 27 acres of exhibits. Here is my first installment of items I found interesting.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/national-farm-machinery-show-2015-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/equipment/national-farm-machinery-show-2015-roundup#comments Equipment Electronics and digital equipment Equipment & Supplies Sat, 14 Feb 2015 02:28:00 +0000 95891 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 5 Agriculture stories to read, Nov. 14, 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-14-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Five agriculture stories to read this week offer advice for watching your bottom line during this time of lower commodity prices. There are tips for winterizing your sprayer, as well as tips for successful weed control. Also read about the impact of low gas prices on the ethanol market. Finally, for some fun, enjoy the latest Peterson Farm Bros. parody, I'm so Farmer. Those fellas are so clever.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-14-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/5-agriculture-stories-read-nov-14-2014#comments Crop Chemicals Equipment Issues Management Sat, 15 Nov 2014 00:04:00 +0000 94491 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com