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Conquering Stubborn Soils and Residue with a Switch to Strip-Till

Seeding and fertilizing experimentation enables Nebraska farmers to better manage residue, convert poor fields into pivotal performers.
Conventional wisdom is overrated for Nickerson, Neb., farmers Kirk Brand and Brent Willnerd, especially when it comes to getting the most out of their 2,600-acre corn and soybean operation.
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Sneak Peek at Conceptual Multi-Row Width, Multi-Hybrid Planter

Jason Gahimer with Beck's Hybrids, explains the motivation and collaborative effort to design a multi-row width, multi-hybrid concept planter. Industry partners in the project included Beck's, Harvest International, Precision Planting, Yetter Mfg., SureFire Ag Systems and Schlipf Precision Ag.
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Caution or Confidence in Planter Technology Market?

As strip-tillers get rolling in the field this spring, the metaphorical dust is settling on the termination of John Deere’s planned acquisition of Precision Planting. There will almost certainly be another buyer for the planter technology company’s hardware business, and parent company Monsanto stated as much after calling off the deal.
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Sneak Peek at New SmartFirmer System

Precision Planting Product Manager Dale Koch discusses the new SmartFirmer, an optical senor imbedded in a Keeton Seed Firmer that scans the soil as it goes through the field. The system tracks and provides feedback on organic matter, soil moisture and residue in the furrow.
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Kinze Files Motion to Block Deere

The Des Moines Register reports attorneys for Kinze filed motions asking a federal judge to stop John Deere from trying to access a wide variety of internal documents about the Williamsburg company's planting equipment business, including marketing strategies, sales data and research and development plans.


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