Variable Rate Nitrogen

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Variable Rate Nitrogen from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. As I stand here in the latter part of April, I am looking ahead. I am looking ahead to what’s next in our farming cycle for 2017. After this crop is out of the ground, our next big worry is going to be managing our Nitrogen […]

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Something New

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Something New from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. I’ve been writing this rag for nearly four years now.  If you’ve been with me for a while, you know a few of my moves, things like my love affair with planters; that every now and then, I get all feely about something; that my golf game […]

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RTK for Everybody

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Colorblind RTK Options from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. As we are in the midst of putting our crop in this year, there are a few things that some of us take for granted. One of those is straight rows, which most any system can deliver. But the other is consistent guess rows. Nothing is […]

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Reinvented

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4-17-17 Reinvented from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. By now some or maybe all of you have received a “save the date” postcard from CVA – amongst many other things that come in the mail this time of the year, from graduation to wedding invitations. This year we decided to change the way we communicate […]

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Facing the Reality of Irrigation Management

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4-13-17 Facing the Reality from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. A couple of weeks ago, I made a few trips several hours to the South and West to represent our AquaSystems Moisture Probe system at a field day. I came away from these experiences confident that I learned a lot more from the Agronomists and […]

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The Sink and The Source

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4-10-17 Relationships from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. I threw this idea out a few weeks ago and have kind of left it hanging ever since. But now that it’s had some time to simmer… The goal with the sink and the source is to strike a perfect balance between them, an achievement that means […]

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Propane Farm Incentive Program

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Central Valley Ag’s Energy Division is happy to bring you the latest incentives for your farm by working with the Propane Education and Research Council. Advantages of the Program The 2017 Propane Farm Incentive Program has kicked off recently and is now accepting applications, helping you save big on new propane-powered ag equipment. Because Propane-powered […]

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Emergence Day

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4-6-17 Emergence Day from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. After Christmas and the First Day of Planting, there is probably no single day each year that is filled with more anticipation than the day that our crops emerge. This week on Monday, Mike did an excellent job talking about what it takes to get our […]

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Awakenings

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04-03-2017 Awakenings from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. What happens to a corn seed once it’s put in the ground? At some point, God willing, it’ll break through the surface of the soil and stretch it’s little baby corn leaves in the sun.  But what happens in that darkness between planting and emergence?  And how?  […]

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Starter Fertilizer: More Than Product and Placement

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3-30-17 Starter Fertilizer from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. A few weeks ago Mike Zwingman talked to you about starter, and more specifically, its importance. Starter is intended to get plants off to a good start. He also talked about how it’s formulated to get into small plants quickly, and I agree with everything he […]

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