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Spend Money to Save Money?

You are aware of the old adage “you need to spend money to make money”; do you also sometimes need to “spend money to save money”? I am suggesting farmers

“There will come a time in the near future when farmers will have to increase yields using the same amount of inputs they currently use, or maintain production using less,”

The Bruning-Davenport FFA Chapter participated in a contest facilitated by The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, for an educational, in-field experience to help students understand the positive impact

Is there a hole in your precision ag bucket?

Most precision ag platforms focus on the basics of crop production, creating site-specific recommendations and variable rate prescriptions for seed and fertilizer, but few focus on water management.  If you

The High Cost of a Cheap Grid Sample

Grid soil sampling has become common practice among farmers across the Midwest.  Growers have witnessed the results first-hand how a grid soil sample increases yields and positions crop nutrients in

Is Grid Sampling Out-Dated?

Yield data collection hardware is common in most combines on today’s farms. Growers and agronomists have started to use this combine collected data to develop management zones and soil sample

All fields have some variability, apparent each fall after harvest when we look at yield maps from the data collected by the combine. Agriculture has changed a lot over the