Category: TechTour

TechTour Poll: Which Do You Choose First, Grassy or Broadleaf Herbicide?

Weed control ahead of the crop is so vital to getting the crop off to the best start possible, it’s true, but later emerging or flushes of weeds can strangle a crop in a hurry. As discussed in the first episode of Tech Tour, the sprayer can be a great first place to begin adding… Read more »

TechTour: Finding the Right Precision Ag Set Up for Your Farm

There likely isn’t a farmer around who’d give up their autosteer. Once technology gets integrated into the farming system, it’s more likely that you’re going to add capability, not take it away. That said, when you’re ready move past basic guidance and into true precision agriculture, where do you start? Stuart Lawrence, territory manager with… Read more »

TechTour: Post & Negotiate a Grain Deal from Anywhere with FarmLead.com

Selling grain can be as easy as a phone call, but that’s the exception, not the rule. What’s more, getting a deal done usually requires a bit of back and forth to get the terms that work for your farm. The easier it is for grain buyers and grain sellers to connect and negotiate, the… Read more »

TechTour Poll: What Would Make Herbicide Application Easier?

We all know that farming is a very rewarding career but it is has some very difficult moments.  As we discussed in Episode 1 of the TechTour, there are many hours committed to rolling up and down the field in the sprayer.  One of the goals of the TechTour is to try and save you… Read more »

TechTour: Are Farmers Married to the Sprayer?

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again, the sprayer is really a multi-purpose tool on the modern farm. From pre-seed burn-off, to in-crop protection and fertility applications, to post-harvest, the sprayer rarely sits still on the farm. Because it’s involved throughout the entire growing season, the sprayer could potentially be a great place… Read more »