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In central Illinois, where the soil is rich and promises abundant harvest, Bill's 12000 acre farm stands proud. Passed down through generations, Bill inherits not just the land but a deep love for farming from his father and grandfather.

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The Avatar 8-12 SD, 40 SD, and the 60 MD are unique in the market. The 1-bar design does not only provide advantages in terms of operation and maintenance, but this system can also score from an agronomic point of view. Below, we will delve into the…

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Issue 27 of our customer magazine terraHORSCH is available. The main topics are: Precision - THE SOLUTION!?, Agritechnica 2023 Review of a successful show, Perfect seed placement - HORSCH disc coulters for utmost precision and A glacier in my field…

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For more than 10 years, HORSCH has been focusing intensively on the singulation of cereals. It is nothing new, but the longtime experiences with this system show the potentials and also the limits. With regard to…

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Often, we farmers try to get in a routine when it comes to field work. We try to use the same tool for every spring tillage pass, we write detailed notes about down pressure settings and use phrases like “It worked…

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Small-plot research has informed farmers worldwide about various applications, and approaches, from increasing yield to decreasing the soil seed bank.  Whether it be the Morrow Plots at the University of Illinois, or…

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Harvest has finally started in the Midwest, and we’re excited to present our full, systematic approach to Integrated Pest Management. Some may ask “How does harvesting crops have a role in IPM?”. It is a key player…

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Recent interests in cover crops have demanded more answers. Some of these questions include: What are the best seeding techniques, correct seeding populations, right mixes, and most effective termination practices? …

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Once again, farmers across the US are battling cool, wet spring conditions. As the extended forecast raises the possibility of a continued wet forecast, the realization of a 24-hour planting window becomes more of a…

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In the first two parts of this blog series, we focused on the parameters that can be changed directly at the tyre to work in a soil-conserving way. Air pressure adjustment and different tyre dimensions were pointed…

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