Dan Crummett

Dan Crummett

Dan Crummett has more than 30 years in regional and national agricultural journalism including editing state farm magazines, web-based machinery reporting and has an interest in no-till and conservation tillage. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from Oklahoma State Univ.

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Farm Challenges Spawn New Tillage Tech

Herbicide resistance, varied growing conditions, and the need for top-notch seedbed preparation drive equipment makers to find new tillage solutions.
The reduced tillage movement continues to grow in the U.S., fueled by economic and environmental concerns, but fully 60-75% of the nation’s farmland remains in “conventional” farming — with growers relying on pre-plant tillage and soil preparation to create a field-wide, soft, friable seedbed.
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Ahead of the Curve: Implement Guidance Gaining New Suitors

Implement guidance (IG) technology is getting renewed favorable glances from a growing number of farmers struggling with glyphosate-resistant weeds, alternative herbicide regimes and EPA-mandated sprayer controls. Also, a growing demand for organic produce has broad-acre farmers in traditionally commodity-producing areas looking for more precision tracking in their cultivators as they drop herbicide use.
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Ahead of the Curve: Implement Guidance Gaining New Suitors

Implement guidance (IG) technology is getting renewed favorable glances from a growing number of farmers struggling with glyphosate-resistant weeds, alternative herbicide regimes and EPA-mandated sprayer controls. Also, a growing demand for organic produce has broad-acre farmers in traditionally commodity-producing areas looking for more precision tracking in their cultivators as they drop herbicide use.
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Is Diesel’s Half-Century Farm Reign Ebbing?

Electric Power, Alternative Fuels and Imaginative Innovations with Internal Combustion Engine Design Promise a Diverse Stable of Farm Power in Coming Decades
For 50 years diesel power has ruled the roost on the world’s farms, providing fuel-efficient, rugged power plants that operate dependably at nearly full power throughout seasons of use.
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