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Saving With the SoilWarrior: Improve Fertilizer Efficiency & Your Bottom Line

With return on investment top of mind for many growers, RTK, tissue sampling, variable-rate technology (VRT) and other precision tools are becoming essential for running a profitable business. The tricky part can be saving money without sacrificing yields.
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Lessening the Learning Curve with Cloud-Based Data Collection

Rapp Farms, operated by James and his sons Nick, and Ben, farm 3,000 acres of corn and soybeans in the Princeton, Ill., area. They are going into their fifth year of strip-tilling both crops on fairly flat and rather consistent soil types in the north-central part of the state.
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Spreading out the Strip-Till Workload to Maximize Productivity

Princeton Ill., strip-tiller Jim Rapp capitalizes on the benefits of both fall and spring strip-tillage with a flexible approach and timed fertilizer applications.
Farming in Princeton, Ill., with his sons, Nick and Ben, Jim Rapp re-adopted strip-tilling about 4 years ago, after a brief trial in the 1990s prior to the development and widespread adoption of GPS navigation.
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Yield Monitoring Errors

While we often focus on the importance of yield monitor calibration relative to logging accurate yield estimates during grain harvest (Luck & Fulton, 2014), there are other yield monitor settings that can inadvertently influence yield estimates.
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