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Summer 2017 Crop Tour Update

Plots in fields across the Midwest are up and growing as the 2017 AGCO Crop Tour program gets under way with participating growers and AGCO dealerships.

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2017 AGCO Crop Tour Preview

Solutions that lead to better yields and profitability will be showcased at several Midwest locations.

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Crop Tour Field Notes

Now that the fall tillage of our AGCO Crop Tour 2016 fields has been completed, I wanted to take a minute to recap the season that is now in the bin.

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Crop Tour 2016

This year AGCO has been looking into the different variables that affect yield when it comes to equipment – variables that you may see on your farm.

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Crop Tour episode three: Field check

In Episode three of Crop Tour we’ll look to our fields to see what we did, and what we should have done, to maximize yield.

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Crop Tour episode two focuses on keeping your crops healthy

Episode two of Crop Tour has us in the thick of the growing season. We’ll be visiting with farmers to see what they’re doing to keep their crops healthy. We’ll also be sharing best practices around how to control weeds and diseases safely and effectively.

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Update from the Kevin Trimble Farm in Indiana

Greetings once again from Crop Tour 2016. During the last week of July, I traveled to the Kevin Trimble farm in Amboy, Indiana, about an hour north of Indianapolis.

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Introduction to Crop Tour and our first episode about planning

Conor Bergin provides an introduction to Crop Tour and the topics covered in our first episode about planning. You’ll learn about what plans you should be making and what types of plans will pay off the most throughout the crop cycle.

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Fighting a superweed before you plant

Just over a decade ago, a farmer in South Georgia noticed something odd in his fields.

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Documenting emergence patterns at our Crop Tour plot in Galva, Illinois

Anything that emerges after 36 hours of the first plant emergence is considered a weed and will not be able to catch up to the neighbors and therefore will rob plants of valuable inputs.

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