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5 Best Cover Crops for Your Farm

5 Best Cover Crops for Your Farm

Cover crops are what you plant in the off-season on your farm. In some cases, you might grow your cover crop in summer, while in others, you’ll want it for the winter. Choose one that will benefit your farm the most, whether you need the best cover crops for corn or soybeans. Determining which cover […]

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Golf Course Turf Maintenance

Golf Course Turf Maintenance

Golf courses require regular maintenance that depends on the climate and the time of year. There is a lot of work to do, but putting in the effort will provide golfers with a better experience and a smoother game, keeping them coming back to your course. What Kind of Turf Do Golf Courses Use? Throughout […]

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How to Prepare Your Sprayer for Spring

How to Prepare Your Sprayer for Spring

When it’s time to begin preparing for spring, you should always keep your spray equipment at the front of your mind. Preparing it for the new crop season requires care and planning. When done right, preparing your spray equipment can prevent downtime and maximize efficiency. Simplify the process and complete it efficiently by following a […]

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How to Start Your Own Home Vegetable Garden — A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Start Your Own Home Vegetable Garden

Growing a vegetable garden in your backyard is an engaging, rewarding way to beautify your outdoor space and spend more time in the sunshine and fresh air. It’s also a hobby that pays off — homegrown vegetables are nutritious and save you the cost and environmental impact of shopping for produce at a grocery store. You […]

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A Brief History of Corn Farming

A Brief History of Corn Farming

Have you ever wondered where corn comes from? The long history of corn in the United States dates back to ancient civilizations, and today, it remains one of the most important crops in the world. Corn is America’s second-highest export, generating around $9 billion annually, so it plays an enormous role in our country’s infrastructure. The […]

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A Farmer’s Guide to Crop Rotation

Farmer's Guide to Crop Rotation

Whether it be a large-scale agricultural business or a simple vegetable garden, the first choice you have to make when you start farming is what to grow. What crops you produce can be the difference between turning a profit and going under. Your first instinct, therefore, might be to choose one or two of the […]

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2021 Crop Farming Statistics

2021 Crop Farming Statistics

The right crop production statistics can help you analyze the past and understand the agriculture industry’s future. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) projects that the year 2021 will yield a record-breaking $230.1 billion in crop receipts for the United States. The spike is due to a significant rise in returns from corn, soybeans and wheat. If […]

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How Strawberries Are Harvested (And How It’s Changing)

How Strawberries Are Harvested (And How It's Changing)

Farmers and farmhands have picked strawberries by hand for thousands of years. Today, many farmers still rely on handpicking to find the ripest fruit at the right harvesting time. Although this method results in delicious fruit, it takes a physical toll on the laborers because of the heat in the field and the constant bending. […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Food Plot Spraying

-Originally published by our sister company PaulB Parts Turning a portion of your land into a food plot can transform your hunting game, but only if it’s a dependable source of supplementary food for deer. When done right, a food plot can attract a considerable number of deer to feed on its crops. But too […]

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Sprayer Nozzle Selection

by Lowell Graybill, CropCare Product Specialist  When it comes to selecting the best spray nozzles to use on your sprayer, it’s likely that most would agree that it’s no simple task. To start with, the number of spray tip manufacturers is numerous, including TeeJet, Delavan, Hypro (Pentair), Green Leaf, CP, and others. Next is the […]

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