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Crop Yield Monitoring for Higher Profits

How do we use crop yield monitoring to improve profits?  To answer that question, first lets look at what impacts profit. Profit = Income – Expense That looks pretty simple at first glance.  Dig a little deeper though and you will discover ways to improve a farm’s bottom line.  For example, yield impacts both the [...]

2020-06-12T22:38:52+00:00July 15th, 2017|Categories: Precision Ag|Tags: , |

Are Seed Costs a Fixed Cost?

Many producers express frustration with the cost of seed. But not necessarily because of the actual cost of a bag of seed, but because regardless of yield goal, yield potential or length of maturity, the cost of the seed remains relatively the same. Unless you adjust population, a field that raises 180 bushel of corn [...]

2020-04-30T18:30:30+00:00November 15th, 2015|Categories: Growing Corn (Maize), Planting|Tags: , , , |

For the Love of Sunflowers

For Grant Havel, one of the most rewarding aspects of working with farmers is to achieve their goals throughout the season. An alumnus of Fort Hays State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Agriculture, Grant is the Division Manager in Northwest Kansas and has been with Crop Quest for 16 years. When developing long [...]

2020-04-29T18:13:04+00:00April 15th, 2014|Categories: Growing Crop Sunflowers|Tags: |