The 3 “A’s” of Modern Agriculture – Agvocacy

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The 3 A’s of Agriculture – Agvocacy from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. For the last two weeks, I have been talking about the modern age of Agriculture, and how the internet affects us more today than possibly any source has in the past. The last two weeks I have highlighted how Agronomy needs to […]

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The 3 “A’s” of Modern Agriculture: Agronomy


12-21-17 The 3 A’s of Agriculture – Agronomy from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. The other day, I was riding in the pickup on the way to a farm show with Chris, and I was trolling around online. While I was going through my twitter feed, it hit me that something is going on in […]

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The Electric Drive Question


The Electric Drive Question from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. For a few years now, electric planter drives have been on the market. Not only have they been on the market, but they have been steadily growing market share. However, for those of us west of the Missouri River, it has been a bit harder […]

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What is in a Stover Bale?


What’s in a stover bale? from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. It is an inevitable question that we as Agronomist answer every fall; “What am I doing when I remove crop residue?” It is an incredibly strait forward question that has more layers to it than an onion. There are the soil health aspects, nutrient […]

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The Off Season

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The Off Season from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. I know many of you are sports fans. NFL, MLB, NASCAR, NBA, pick your favorite. They all share something in common, the offseason. Immediately after the season is over, teams and players switch into an offseason mentality. For the next couple of weeks, they go on […]

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The Culmination of Many Factors


The Culmination of many factors from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. This years corn harvest has been an eventful season, and as we come to a close and put 2017 in the books, there may be some things weighing on your mind before we begin 2018. One of them is undoubtedly hybrid performance this fall. […]

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Compaction: What We Can or Should Do About It This Fall

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11-9-17 Compaction Remediaton from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo.   So this topic of compaction has been on my mind all year long. We talked about it this spring as we had a cool, ok cold planting season. I talked about it as it related to water infiltration and we discussed its effects on irrigation. […]

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DownForce at Harvest


Downforce at Harvest from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. This is my favorite time of year to talk about Hydraulic Downforce and planters. And no, it’s not just because I have you captive in the cab of something as you read this article or watch this video. It’s a great time of year because we […]

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The Cost of Kernel Loss


As I dove into our first field of corn this last Saturday, I was anxious as to what all we would find. Sure, given all the challenges of this year I was waiting to see what the yield looked like. But I was equally anticipating what the moisture was going to be given, how long […]

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Singular Focus, Multiple Tasks

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October 19, 2017 Precision Focus: Singular Focus, Multiple Tasks from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. I don’t know what to call this harvest season yet as it is a long way from in the books, but I can think of a few names for it so far. Not including the four letter names, a few […]

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