Hemp Farming Guide
February 18, 2022 0 Comment.

Hemp Farming Guide

Are you thinking about starting a hemp farm? Are you unsure of the processes and what you need to have a successful crop? In recent years, hemp has become a valuable ingredient for various products, so it can be a lucrative crop for your farm. Continue reading to learn tips for...
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Tips to improve crop spraying
December 15, 2021 0 Comment.

10 Tips to Improve Crop Spraying

Crop sprayers can apply several different materials to growing crops, such as water, pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers. The primary reason to use a crop sprayer is to distribute materials evenly and efficiently. However, many factors play a role in maximizing your crop spraying equipment’s efficiency and output. Incorrectly spraying your...
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The anatomy of a sprayer
November 16, 2021 0 Comment.

The Anatomy of a Sprayer

The Anatomy of a Sprayer Agricultural spray equipment has several uses and comes in different varieties. You can use your spray equipment to apply water, pesticides, herbicides, crop enhancements and other materials quickly and efficiently. Crop sprayers regulate the amount of substance applied to your crops and distribute this substance evenly. An...
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Equipment sprayer in the field
December 12, 2017 0 Comment.

Antifreeze: Prepare Equipment for Winter

With winter arriving, you’ll want to get your equipment ready for harsher conditions. Among those: freezing temperatures. Having the right antifreeze can keep your equipment running smoothly through the season, so make sure you have the right type. While you prepare your equipment for winter, it’s a good time to...
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field mouse, rodent, critter
November 13, 2017 0 Comment.

Keep Rodents Off Farm Equipment & Machinery

UPDATED: This post about keeping critters off farm equipment was updated to reflect new information. We hope you find it useful! Are you including critter control in your machine maintenance plan? You should be. Rodents can cause thousands of dollars in damage. Not only do they eat your feed and...
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June 20, 2017 0 Comment.

Which Cover Crop Should I Choose?

Winter annuals used as a cover crop can prevent erosion and inhibit weed growth. Adding legumes to a winter annual can fix atmospheric nitrogen and attract beneficial insects. Traditionally, farmers who plant a winter annual, like wheat or rye, plant in early fall or late summer, once the corn is...
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cover crop still frame from video
March 2, 2017 0 Comment.

Cover Crops or a Winter Annual?

A 2-minute video from “Cover Crop Dave” compares a field of recently planted cover crop with a winter annual crop. Which is easier to manage, and why? Watch the video to find out his opinion.
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