Crop Quest Articles

How Split Applications Are Evolving

How Split Applications Are Evolving

May 15, 2017

Recently I was asked to contribute to an article Precision Ag Professional was putting together.  The point of view from the corn belt on split applications was interesting.  I was a little surprised at the implied low number of split applications being made in the corn belt since this is a well-established practice under a […]

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Pasture Recovery After Grassfire

Pasture Recovery After Grassfire

May 10, 2017

Frequent and timely rains are causing a huge growth spurt across these burned pastures.  Grass is growing well, and in some areas, may be ready for grazing soon.  Without the timely rains, recovery would be much slower than what we are experiencing.   These charred pastures are turning green quickly.  Warm days and abundant moisture […]

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Defining a Comprehensive Crop Consultant

Defining a Comprehensive Crop Consultant

May 01, 2017

In addition to traditional crop input decisions, Crop Quest customers utilize their consultant to help make extensive crop planning decisions centered around technology and biotechnology tools.  The growth in the collection and use of data is changing the way decisions are made on the farm.  With all these advancements, Crop Quest is growing right along […]

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When Average Won’t Cut It – Variable Rate Soygreen Application

When Average Won’t Cut It – Variable Rate Soygreen Application

April 15, 2017

The current commodity prices have growers everywhere going through their crop budgets with a fine-toothed comb.  Finding a trusted advisor to make sure expenses are managed properly is important in this environment.  With slim margins, average isn’t going to cut it in 2017.  It’s going to take exceptional management during these difficult times to sustain […]

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Monitoring Water Use Through Water Meter Log

Monitoring Water Use Through Water Meter Log

April 01, 2017

It appears that we are heading into a drier than normal spring across the High Plains, and the long-term weather forecast is for normal to below normal precipitation this summer.  So, what else is new! Many irrigators are already utilizing a portion of their water allotment to fill the moisture profile prior to planting, and […]

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