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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 most significant points.
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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 the changing conditions, do the potentials now outweigh the limits? And what are the benefits? 
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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 last year why not again this year”, or my favorite “This is how my father, and his father, did it”. Unfortunately, these routines occur in fall tillage far too often.
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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 Becks Hybrid’s Practical Farm Research, they all have the same end goal of providing information. 
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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 in managing residues and sets the stage for decomposition.
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