A sneak peek at the new GrainSense mobile monitoring system. Measures moisture and protein in wheat, barley, oats and rye in near real-time, with additional crops being tested. The system can be used ahead of harvest to time optimal harvest window. Relays data to mobile app in 30 seconds after scan. Initial cost will be about $4,500 and the product is scheduled to be released in Finland and Sweden in 2018.
Erosion control and banded nutrient placement are a couple of the reasons New Prague, Minn., strip-tiller Greg Entinger adopted strip-till in 2015. He shares some of the economic objectives and measurable returns he's seen with reduced fuel usage, selling full-width tillage equipment and fertilizer cost savings.