On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by CultivAce, Hickory, N.C., record-breaking no-tiller Russell Hedrick shares how he was able to decrease his soybean seeds per pound from 2,800 to under 1,400.

In the Farmer Feature segment, Hopkinton, Iowa, no-tiller Ryan Gibbs gives a crash course on how to use a refractometer to measure brix levels in corn and soybeans.

Also in the episode, assistant editor Mackane Vogel introduces us to Norm, the AI agronomist, a John Deere representative explains why more companies are expanding their presence in the retrofit market, and Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR) shares results from a broadcasting vs. banding study.

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And that will wrap things up on this edition of Conservation Ag Update. Until next time, for more stories visit no-tillfarmer.com, striptillfarmer.com and covercropstrategies.com. Thanks for stopping by. Have a great day!