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Planter Adjustments for Dry Soil

Planter Adjustments for Dry Soil

Several factors affect the choice of corn seeding depth. Although many areas have received late winter precipitation, dry soil is still a concern in areas where tillage allows significant surface dryi ...

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Israel fights locust swarms migrating from Egypt

Israel fights locust swarms migrating from Egypt

Israel's agriculture ministry announced Wednesday that it was fighting off a locust swarms migrating from Egypt in the south with pesticides. Ministry workers were battling the bugs since Wednesday's ...

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Capitalizing on the cloud: Wireless connectivity in agriculture will make big gains in 2013

Capitalizing on the cloud: Wireless connectivity in agriculture will make big gains in 2013

Cloud-based computing in precision agriculture took a huge leap forward in 2012 and is likely to make another big gain in 2013. In the past 12 months, options for using “the cloud” to provide wireless ...

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Industry Insider: Big trends in nutrient application

Industry Insider: Big trends in nutrient application

As the chief marketing officer for Thurston Manufacturing Company, Nick Jensen travels the farm show circuit year-round, showing the company’s Blu-Jet tillage and fertilizer application equipment. The ...

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High-tech spray nozzles target glyphosate resistant weeds

High-tech spray nozzles target glyphosate resistant weeds

After years of primarily using one-size-fits-all spray tips that are ideal for spraying Roundup Ready crops, growers may now need to own an arsenal of nozzles specific to a range of chemistries. “For ...

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Horsch planter advances electric-drive technology

Horsch planter advances electric-drive technology

Horsch, a German-based company with manufacturing in the U.S., entered the planter market last year. The company reports that sales of its inaugural planter called the Maestro have been through the ro ...

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New Landoll 2400 Series Weatherproofer I tillage tools for easy setting, leveling

New Landoll 2400 Series Weatherproofer I tillage tools for easy setting, leveling

The newly redesigned 2400 Series Weatherproofer I tillage tools from Landoll are available in six- through 13-shank models for a total of five sizes. The WP I allows for easy setting and leveling. The ...

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New planters, attachments for 2013 automate the job of planting seed

New planters, attachments for 2013 automate the job of planting seed

Planters are one step closer to operating themselves this year. New smart features and attachments for 2013 can automatically clear the row, test ground hardness, adjust down-force, vary the type and ...

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