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AGCO Crop Tour

AGCO Crop Tour: Depth of Planting Study (2016 and 2017 Results)

Six different planting depths were compared beginning at 1 inch and ending at 3.5 inches in half-inch increments.

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AGCO Crop Tour: Downforce Study (2016 and 2017 Results)

We compared automatic downforce control using DeltaForce™ to two common fixed down pressure settings.

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AGCO Crop Tour: Seed to Soil Contact

At the seven Crop Tour plots* this year, we measured yield impacts from closing wheel aggressiveness, as well as when using a Keeton seed firmer vs. no seed firmer.

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AGCO Crop Tour: Singulation Study (2016 and 2017 Results)

We modified seed disks to create doubles and skips in side-by-side plots. This created an average of 93.1% spacing accuracy vs. the control at 99.6%. Seed singulation ultimately impacts plant to plant spacing.

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Doing Well By Doing Good

A Russian producer’s mission to improve the health of his soil, increase yield and share knowledge with others offers all the more proof that farmers, no matter where they live, have a lot in common.

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Planting Tips To Increase Corn Yields and ROI

A three-part series on best management practices for planting corn.

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2017 Crop Tour Results

Harvest results prove precision technology and best practices boost yields and ROI.

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