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Impact Yield with Closing Wheel Settings

How often do you think about your closing wheel settings? Do you think about how that can impact your yield? Every year, before planting season begins, it is important to test your closing wheel settings and get them where you want them. A mistake in your closing wheel settings on your corn planter can cause […]

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Spring Burndown Tips and Reminders

A field full of weeds going into planting season will ultimately interfere with many grower’s plans for strong emergence, timing, and high yield goals. If you are gearing up for planting season in a no-till field, you may be going over your burndown options. Start your planting season with a clean field by understanding the […]

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#ScoreUniformEmergence With Even Soil Moisture

Last week’s blog covered the importance of planting into the right soil temperature to achieve uniform emergence. One of the other necessities in uniform emergence is planting into even soil moisture. Think of it this way, if you want even emergence among crops, then you need even moisture throughout your planting depth. Not doing this […]

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#ScoreUniformEmergence With Correct Soil Temperature

Emergence will be a strong topic in this year’s planting season. Having a uniform emergence is like having a ticket to higher yielding crops. Even a delay of 1 plant out of 6 by two leaf stages can cause yield reductions of up to 4%. The awareness is there, but understanding how to score uniform […]

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