Innovation and Technology Report
Innovation and Technology Video Report

Episode 5: Making harvest easier with combine calibration and Fieldview imagery

Joe and William discuss how the Fieldview app improves harvest by calibrating their combines to sync with each other and using the Fieldview imagery to determine which field to combine first.


Episode 4: The benefit of imagery to check plant health

Joe VanQuaethem and William VanLaarhoven discuss how the Fieldview scouting app allows you to be active in managing field health instead of reactionary and, how using imagery can determine issues and impact on population.


Episode 3: Using the tools to make precision ag work.

Joe VanQuaethem and William VanLaarhoven discuss the easy of use and accuracy of the various mapping tools, pin, prescription rates, virtual seed check and zone management features to build a successful precision ag plan.


Episode 2: The benefits of documenting the data

Joe VanQuaethem from VanQuaethem Farms and William VanLaarhoven from Willmart Grain farms tell us about the ease of gathering critical data with the Fieldview program through multiple units and multiple users.


Episode 1: Innovation and Technology Video Report

The Farms.com team visits the VanQuaethem and Willmart Grain farms to see how they are incorporating new innovative machinery and software to improve their yields. Follow along as we learn how precision farming can build profits.


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Innovation and Technology Report News

What’s The Nutrient Value Of Wheat Straw?

By Paul Gross, Michigan State University Extension

As wheat harvest continues, the question always comes up regarding the value of wheat straw sold out of the field. ....read more
 

Managing Fields After Wheat Harvest

By Marilyn Thelen, Michigan State University Extension

With wheat harvest in Michigan coming to a close, nearly 500,000 acres of ground opened up. ....read more
 

USDA Export Sales Report

By USDA

Net sales of 661,400 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were primarily for China (177,900 MT), Nigeria (122,300 MT, including ....read more
 

Crop Progress And Condition

By SDSU iGrow

USDA’s NASS South Dakota Field Office reported corn condition is rated at 75% good to excellent in South Dakota and 5% in the poor to very poor.....read more
 

Crop Progress And Condition

By SDSU iGrow

USDA’s NASS South Dakota Field Office reported corn condition is rated at 75% good to excellent in South Dakota and 5% in the poor to very poor.....read more
 

Weekly Crop Comments

By Dr. Aaron Smith, utk.edu.

Corn and wheat were down; cotton and soybeans were up for the week. ....read more
 

Low Test Weight Wheat Seen

By SDSU iGrow

Early harvest reports of low test weights are coming in from producers in south central and south western South Dakota....read more
 

USDA Export Sales Report

By USDA

Net sales of 996,600 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were primarily for China ....read more
 

Falling Number As A Measure Of Pre-Harvest Sprouting: What Does It mean?

By Pierce Paul

As was explained in last week’s newsletter article, delayed harvest in association with repeated wetting of the wheat....read more
 

Wheat Quality And The "Falling Number" Test

By Dwane Miller, extension.psu.edu

The falling Number (FN) Test For Wheat Gives an Indication of the Amount of Sprout Damage ....read more
 

Despite Spring Cold And Rain, Ark Winter Wheat Springs To 2nd Highest Yield

By Mary Hightower

Despite a wet spring, Arkansas’ estimated 2013 winter wheat yield is 59 bushels per acre,....read more
 

Higher Cereal Grain and Oilseed Acres Reported at the Expense of Special Crops

By Bruce Cochrane

A weather and crop specialist with CWB reports, despite this year's late start to spring seeding,....read more
 

U.S Wheat Price Report

By uswheat.org

All three wheat futures markets closed higher this week due to strong export sales and a bullish USDA report. ....read more
 

Wheat Harvest: Minimizing The Risk of Fusarium Head Scab Losses

By Martin Nagelkirk, msu.edu

In preparation for wheat harvest, growers are reminded to be prepared to take steps to help insure they achieve the best quality grain possible from their crop.....read more
 

USDA Crop Production

By USDA

USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service is suspending a number of statistical surveys and reports for ....read more
 

Late-season Rainfall, Late Harvest And Wheat Grain Quality

By Laura Lindsey, osu

The month of June was fairly cool which resulted in an extended grain fill period. ....read more
 

Hessian Fly Observed In Spring Wheat

By ndsu

All wheat planted area for 2013 is estimated at 56.5 million acres, up 1 percent from 2012. The 2013 winter wheat planted area ....read more
 

Wheat Diseases Update: Cereal Rusts And Bacterial Leaf Streak Appearing In Wheat Fields

By Emmanuel Byamukama

Scouting for winter wheat diseases was done in Davison, Douglas, Brule, Charles Mix, Lyman, Aurora, Hughes, Hand, Kingsbury and Brookings ....read more
 

Winter wheat harvest looks promising

By Purdue University

Weather conditions during the spring and early summer promoted long grain fill for wheat and are returning high yields for ....read more
 

“Black” Wheat Heads

By Purdue University

Wheat harvest is underway or rapidly approaching in most areas of the state. Foliage diseases such as Septoria leaf blotch ....read more
 

USDA Grain Stocks & Acreage Report Released

By Farms.com Media

The USDA released its much anticipated Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates report today at 11:00 am CST.....read more


Freeze Damage Symptoms In Irrigated Wheat

By Jim Shroyer

Freeze damage is showing up in at least two different ways in irrigated wheat as the crop nears harvest.....read more


Resistance Gene Found Against Ug99 Wheat Stem Rust Pathogen

By Eduard Akhunov

It identifies the stem rust resistance gene named Sr35, and appears alongside a study from an Australian group that identifies ....read more


English Grain Aphid On Wheat In South Dakota

By Ada Szczepaniec, SDSU

The English grain aphid, Sitobion avenae, has been found in South Dakota in high numbers on wheat.....read more