Browse the Spring 2018 Issue of Performance Agronomy

The Spring 2018 issue of Performance Agronomy magazine is out now. Browse the digital edition online or view each article below.

The Spring 2018 issue of Performance Agronomy is now online.
April 11, 2018 by FarmLife

Browse the Spring 2018 Issue of Performance Agronomy

The Spring 2018 issue of Performance Agronomy magazine is out now. Browse the digital edition online or view each article below.

The latest issue of Performance Agronomy offers expert advice on laying the ground work for a successful harvest. It all starts now! Check out these stories on planter preparation, effective application of starter fertilization, how to balance the 4Rs of N application and more.

Get Off To The RightStudies show yields can be influenced by accuracy in planting depth. Start

Lessons learned on the 2017 AGCO Crop Tour can help give every seed its best shot. See how proper down force and singulation, as well as ground-truthing and general field scouting can help you maximize your yield potential this year, as well as the next and beyond.

7 Tips To Prep Your Planter

Good planter maintenance will not only help maximize its performance, but your yield potential as well. From seed meter calibration and cleaning to checking for wear and tear on seed tubes and disc openings, find out what to check and how.

Start And Finish Faster

Corn yield isn’t the only consideration when applying starter fertilizer. Placing phosphorus either alone or with nitrogen near or with the seed at planting offers several agronomic Scenic view of corn plants on field. Crops are at farm against sky. Idyllic view of agricultural field during sunset.advantages. University researchers discuss the latest findings based on geographic differences, application method and more.

Make A Nitrogen Plan

Balance the “4Rs” for each field to improve fertilizer efficiency. Because the soil is a terrible place to store nitrogen, learn more about the correct form, time, placement and rate of application, and how that can improve your yields and save on input costs.

Best Of Both Worlds

The new SF6830NT high-speed rotary finishers let growers work wide and transport narrow. Released in 2015, the 6830 Series already has proved its ability to make one-pass, high-speed seedbed preparation a reality across a variety of field and soil types. Now, however, the 6830 is available in two models that fold to an exceptionally narrow, 9-foot, 10-inch width for safer, more convenient road transport and easier field entry.

Precision Partnership

What does the pairing of AGCO and Precision Planting mean for customers and dealers? Continued industry-leading innovation and growth of the network of certified Precision Planting Premier dealers. You could call it a win-win-win-win for producers, dealers, Precision Planting and AGCO.

2017 Crop Tour Results

Harvest results prove precision technology and best practices boost yields and ROI. The 2017 AGCO Crop Tour involved 11 crop test plots at seven locations across the Midwest, with AGCO and its partner dealers and cooperatives hosting nearly 500 farmers at nine events. Learn more about the results and how they can help you maximize yield potential.

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