Agronomy

The Importance of Yield Monitor Calibrations: Garbage in, Garbage out

Sep 16, 2019

Harvest 2019 is upon us. You’ve probably made sure your combine is ready to roll. But have you checked your yield monitor?  

Tackling the Challenges of Cotton Defoliation

Sep 09, 2019

Cotton defoliation — and the decisions that come with it — usually causes consternation for cotton producers. Creating a defoliation plan is imperative to maximizing your crop’s production, so here are some factors you need to consider

Don’t Guess, Soil Test

Sep 02, 2019

The most important part of any farmer’s management plan should be a soil test to help determine what nutrients in what amounts should be applied to each field. Not only does a soil test help growers make better economic decisions, it also helps them be more environmentally friendly by helping track soil nutrient levels so as not to apply more nutrients than a soil can hold.

Prepare Your Equipment for Fall Applications With These Maintenance Musts

Aug 26, 2019

Is your spreader truck performance-ready for fall applications? If not, your bottom line could be affected — whether it’s the cost of downtime and service call or the product loss from erratic rates and inaccurate placement.  Making sure your truck is ready to run doesn’t take much time or effort, says Robert Gannaway, GPS specialist for TFC’s Ag Equipment.

Time to Fill In Those Gaps

Aug 20, 2019

Six Tips for Successful Pasture and Hayfield Re-Seeding  

Four Benefits to Cover Crops

Aug 12, 2019

If you’re not using cover crops with your no-till system, we’ve got two words for you:  why not? There are many benefits to using cover crops, says Brett Jones, an agronomy specialist from Tennessee Farmers Cooperative. Here are his top four.    

Crop Questions? We Can Show You the Answer.

Aug 05, 2019

With crop value and risk at all-time highs, growers need solid, trusted agronomic answers more than ever.  That’s exactly what WinField United’s Answer Plot® program offers. This year, data will be collected from roughly 30,000 trials conducted on 200 sites located in 33 states. Farmers not only have access to the data through WinField United’s R7® Tool, but they are also welcome to visit the plots and see firsthand the products and technology in action from seed selection to harvest.  

FSG 506OG Orchardgrass provides attractive option for forage needs

Jul 29, 2019

Claiborne Farmers Cooperative customer David Greene was one of the first Co-op customers to have the opportunity to try the new FSG 506OG Orchardgrass from Allied Seed at his farm in LaFollette. And he has been more than pleased with the performance of the new variety and the nutritional value it has provided for his beef cattle. 

Understand the Value of Tissue Testing

Jul 22, 2019

Tissue testing is an additional tool you and your trusted advisor can use to create an in-season nutrient game plan. It enables you to have better conversations about the nutritional status of your crops and to explore what could be done differently to help optimize your yield and ROI potential.  

Making the fungicide decision

Jul 01, 2019

There are two main types of fungicides used today — strobilurin and triazole.  

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