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  • Mno Mkrtchyan Netherlands, Limburg, Beek

    Interests: Organic

    Preamnath Jayganesh India, Tamil Nadu, Cuddalore

    Interests: Peanuts, Dairy, Poultry, Organic, Irrigation

    Jacob L Maurer United States, MN, Moorhead

    Business Title: RDO Equipment Co.
    Job Title: Agronomist
    About: I am an Agronomist for RDO Equipment Co. based in Moorhead, MN and cover a territory of North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota. I have a Master of Agribusiness from Kansas State University and consult with growers on Precision Agriculture adoption.
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Hogs, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Aaron Songstad United States, MN, Rochester

    Interests: Agribusiness, Corn, Dairy

    Dennis Filer United States, MN, Greenbush

    Interests: Organic, Timber Production, Wheat, Beef Cattle, Specialty

    Gary Turnquist United States, MN, Maple Grove

    Interests: Corn, Cover Crops

  • Mno Mkrtchyan Netherlands, Limburg, Beek

    Interests: Organic

    Preamnath Jayganesh India, Tamil Nadu, Cuddalore

    Interests: Peanuts, Dairy, Poultry, Organic, Irrigation

    Jacob L Maurer United States, MN, Moorhead

    Business Title: RDO Equipment Co.
    Job Title: Agronomist
    About: I am an Agronomist for RDO Equipment Co. based in Moorhead, MN and cover a territory of North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota. I have a Master of Agribusiness from Kansas State University and consult with growers on Precision Agriculture adoption.
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Hogs, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Aaron Songstad United States, MN, Rochester

    Interests: Agribusiness, Corn, Dairy

    Dennis Filer United States, MN, Greenbush

    Interests: Organic, Timber Production, Wheat, Beef Cattle, Specialty

    Gary Turnquist United States, MN, Maple Grove

    Interests: Corn, Cover Crops

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  • Ten Ways to Increase Your Farm's Profits in 2019

    By AgFuse Exclusive Content

    Published Oct 10, 2018

    Part 1: Know Your True Cost of Production Why Your TCOP Matters How to Calculate Your TCOP Part 2: Take the Emotions Out of Your Marketing Plan Why You Need a Plan How to Create a Marketing Matrix How to Determine Your Marketable Inventory How to Use a Marketing Matrix Why You Need an Accountability Partner Part 3: Replace Dead Assets What Are Dead Assets? What Are Productive Assets? Part 4: Manage Your Cash Flow Conversion Cycle What a Cash Flow Conversion Cycle Is How to Speed Up Incoming Flows How to Postpone Outgoing Flows How to Minimize Paying Interest Part 5: Start Using Cover Crops ... In the columns across the top, we will place target prices. The first column will be your TCOP plus 5% and then every subsequent column will show an increase of 5% based on the preceding column... In the top-left intersection of the rows and columns (which, in the following example, is the intersection of “January” and “$4... ” Then, for every column over, we want to add 10% until we reach a total of 50%...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Cover Crops

    Diversity in Agriculture: How Diverse & Inclusive is the Industry?:

    By AgCareers.com Team

    Published Jun 14, 2018

    We hear a lot of chatter about workplace diversity. Employers often allocate resources to recruiting diverse talent and are quick to tell candidates how welcoming of a work environment they'll find. Job seekers want to know they are going to work for an organization that welcomes diversity in its most traditional sense, as well as a broader scope that accounts for diversity of thought and experiences. At AgCareers. com we recognize that as agriculture itself has diversified, so has its workforce...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    How Farmers can cash in big with the Agrilend new digital international crypto-currencies.

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 12, 2018

    For decades, Agricultural businesses have been at the mercy of external as well as internal factors all disregarded by their reliant financial institutions for a multitude of complexities essential for business operations. From export, import, credit, financing, trade, as well as political turmoil or price fluctuations in commodity prices, gold, silver, currency exchanges, interest rates, and bond prices to name a few. A new international encrypted digital crypto-currency is being developed right now by Agrilend, LLC founders to be used exclusively for farmers and will position an initial coin offering in the not so distant future. Farmers who need cash are not usually technologically savvy and are used to the old fashioned ways of having the bank lend, they are now seeking investment but also wanting to remain anonymous, the same as many private investors are seeking anonymity. Welcome to the Green Coin...

    Traditional Procedures To Qualify For A Bank Loan For Agriculture Lending VS Agrilend

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 17, 2018

    Traditionally Farmers have to go through a serious of banking procedures to qualify for a loan and just that process can be a very expensive undertaking and investment for the already distressed agricultural business. The procedures common and absolutely necessary and does not always guarantee a loan will proceed with a bonafide commitment from the bank or lender. These procedures are feasibility studies, environmental studies, certified business valuations, real estate appraisals, and even equipment appraisals. The process is time consuming which may endure many months and cost can range from $30,000-$250,000. 00 for a possible investment loan from the bank or lender with fees that are non refundable...

    Learn about wildfire safety and fire prevention tips

    By Nationwide Farm Insurance

    Published Jun 3

    The combination of increased risk and high-value assets makes fire protection at farms and ranches a high priority. The first step in minimizing the fire and wildfire risk is increased knowledge and awareness. It's never too early to prepare... Construct and update farm buildings using ignition-resistant and noncombustible materials, including siding, chimneys, roofs, doors and windows... (IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MO, NE, OH) (PDF)Great Lakes (MI, MN, WI) (PDF)Mid-Atlantic & Northeast (CT, DE, ME, MD, NH, NY, PA, RI, WV, VT, VA) (PDF)Pacific Northwest (ID, Northern CA, OR, WA) (PDF)Rocky Mountain (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY) (PDF)Southern California (PDF)Southeast (AL, AR, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN) (PDF)Southwest (AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX) (PDF)Wildfire safety and risk management brochures Learn how to create defensible space and decrease wildfire risk around your property with the following quick reference brochures:Reducing wildfire risk for farms and ranches (PDF)Reducing wildfire risk for homeowners (PDF)Learn more about protecting your business from wildfires...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    Michel Mercier: Peas as an Agronomic Weeding Tool

    By Direct Driller Magazine

    Published Aug 24, 2018

    From Direct Driller Magazine: Issue 2Written by Frédéric ThomasLike many farmers, Michel Mercier first got into direct drilling based on the economic savings it offered. He first worked with an SE Horsch then onto an AT Köckerling, then onto a SD Kuhn, only to find that the drill is only an ingredient, only part of a solution, purely the way to do something... Now with 12 years of knowledge, he has been able to reduce his average Nitrogen rates (only 100 kg of product in two applications: 50 kg in the spring and 50 kg in the autumn), he observed straws decomposes more rapidly and the biological activity seems much more efficient... The program of weed control of the rapeseed remains traditional with an autumn propyzamide application to finish the work of cleaning grassweeds and leave a clean start for the following wheat crop... Another advantage is that establishment is earlier, which helps spread autumn workload, typical seed rates of 30 to 35 kg / ha for 100 to 120 p / m² also aid logistics...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    2019 Corn Producer “Scale-In” Hedge Strategy Update

    By Capitol Commodity Hedging Services

    Published Sep 19

    May through July offered an excellent opportunity to start our hedge campaign for 2019. In light of the next to impossible early planting conditions throughout the corn belt, the prices somehow, are right back down to the early May lows. Unbelievable! Which is why a proactive approach must be taken by buying puts into rallies each season on a scale-in basis. . We had 3 trigger sell signals this year, see chart below...

    Categories: Corn, Marketing

    Pencil Out Fungicide Profitability

    By Amanda Allworth

    Published Jun 20, 2018

    Will it pay to apply a fungicide? That’s the million-dollar question for farmers looking to boost production on a limited budget. The honest answer is, it depends. At a time when every input dollar matters, here are some tips to help maximize your profitability on fungicide applications. Your RiskEach year brings different environmental conditions, which is why most fungicide sales are made in-season... The left column of graphs shows probabilities when disease pressure is low, while the right column shows probabilities of not breaking even when disease impacts more than 5 percent of the ear leaf at the R4 to R6 growth stage...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Corn

    How can Farmers get Paid Right Now By Becoming an Agrilend Member

    By Robert Morgan

    Published Jun 29, 2018

    Agricultural Businesses or Farmers for the last few centuries have relied on Fiat Currency. In Monetary economics, fiat money is an intrinsic value object or record and is widely used as a means of payment. Investment Bankers can monitor its supply in circulation by the money aggregates, M1,M2,M3, or M4. However for a farmer who relies on goods being exchanged Fiat has several disadvantages, especially for Agricultural Farmers who produce today hoping to get paid tomorrow for the commodities they produce. Fiat Money does not have for today's farmer utility or use value...

    Direct Driller Magazine Issue 4 is out now

    By Chris Fellows

    Published Jan 19

    Direct Driller Magazine Issue 4 Direct Driller Issue 4 is out now! You can read the digital version here: Direct Driller - Issue 4 - January 2019 The first 3 issues have had a great reception and we hope that Issue 4 keeps the standard high. It has stayed at 100 pages and remains advertising light. Here are some of the articles in the Winter edition: Soil Calcium and Soil Heath – the connection? Getting the best out of a 750A Field Pea Demonstration Trial Options to improve water-use efficiency Featured Farmer: Mark Lea Pushing Performance with Biostimulants Companion Cropping Boosts No-Till Profits Farmer Focus: Steve Lear Grazing Cropped Land Lifting Whole Farm Profits at Howick Using Temporary Electric Fencing Soil and Water Creating a Smarter Water Catchment What's most important in your soil Plowman's Folly: Part 2 Farmer Focus: Clive Bailye AHDB: Why Does Healthy Soil Matter AHDB: Aphids and BYDV management AHDB: Assessing Machinery Policy 3000ha per Year with a 3m Drill Comparison of “standard row“ and “wide row“ ADAS - How to do an on Farm Trial Project Xaver Overbury Estate Open Day Calcium Conference Highlights NOCC 2018 Visit to Victors Disc Verses Tine Lessons from STAR and NFS We want this to be a magazine that you actually want to read, content heavy and something that challenges you, a magazine you keep on your shelf and refer back to at a later date. Over the next few weeks we will also be adding the content onto The Farming Forum in the Direct Drilling Section so if you have further questions or commentary on the articles you can ask or post them there... Issues will be published quarterly: Spring 2019 - April Summer 2019 - July Autumn 2019 - October Winter 2020 - January Indeed, if you want to share your experiences then please apply to be one of our Featured Farmer or Farmer Focus writers in future editions...

    Categories: Cover Crops

  • Posted By Caleb Wolters
    May 12, 2018

    Corn growing in rye cover #dontfarmnaked

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    Posted By Fertility And Soils
    Mar 20

    https://www.agweek.com/opinion/columns/4584927-soil-health-minute-applying-what-you-learn-your-farm

    Posted By Soybeans
    Nov 23, 2018

    https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/11/timely-tips-for-soybean-nutrient.html

    Posted By Darren Chan
    Oct 31, 2018

    https://agfuse.com/article/what-s-main-functions-of-s-abscisic-acid

    Posted By Amanda Allworth
    Aug 1, 2018

    Farmers can now monetize their data. 

    https://www.farmjournalagtech.com/article/datastore-means-farmers-can-sell-data-real-dollars?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiT0Rjd1lqQTRObUpoWm1JeCIsInQiOiJwNk1WZlM0Nko5dlFyWXNaZ3VVRGFpSTRRZTE1Tld2MFdvSlJvbWxxb0xqN2dLUFZZdjE2UmViSDJ0NHdBd1JPSm5hUllQQ0JYUmQwQzhhRjhCSkkxQ1wvY1wvY083SlkrbmphemRES2ExdkI2a2tkeUtaYkJQMnhDXC8zUU1OU240bSJ9

    Posted By Fertility And Soils
    May 17, 2018

    http://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2018/05/soil-compaction-what-can-you-do.html
    Today's Economic & #Commodity #Futures Perspectives

    US/Chinese trade talks continue today in Washington
    President Trump may be closer to imposing auto tariffs if EU ambassadors today do not deliver a mandate for US/EU trade talks
    MPs to push a bill today to prevent no-deal Brexit while PM May reaches out to Corbyn for help
    U.S. ADP employment expected +175,000
    ISM non-manufacturing index expected to fall

    US/Chinese trade talks continue today in Washington -- Chinese Vice Premier Liu is in Washington today for another round of trade talks with Lighthizer/Mnuchin, following up on last week's talks in China. There are market hopes that the two sides are getting close to a final agreement since reports say the two sides are now focused on ironing out the differences between the US/Chinese translations in the 120-page draft agreement...
    To continue, Visit http://ccstrade.com/blog

    Posted By Fertility And Soils
    Mar 18

    https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2019/03/spring-fertilizer-decisions-what-are.html

    Posted By Fertility And Soils
    Feb 18

    https://www.agweek.com/opinion/columns/4564824-moisture-and-temperature-conservation-tillage
    https://www.growingproduce.com/vegetables/planning-for-a-sustainable-future-for-your-farm/