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The Equity wants to provide you with the most up-to-date agronomy information. Team Equity will do its best to deliver agronomic insights, new products, new brands, and relevant information digitally., so we will be continually updating this page with relevant articles and videos that factor into your return on investment. The Equity appreciates your business and we look forward to continuing our relationship and earning your business each year. 

GO300/GO100 Research Planter

 

MicroDrive

 

Grower Meeting - PTI Insights

 

Planters Precision

 
The Equity & Planters Precision

The Equity & Planters Precision

Your farm is our top priority! Our teams understand it is not only the products, but the services we provide are key to customer satisfaction and profitability. Partnering The Equity and Planters Precisions’ expertise we feel that we can help you achieve high yields and profitability.

Planters Precision is  an innovative precision ag company with a mission to introduce profitable precision technologies in agriculture supported by industry-leading knowledge and service. Planters Precision does this through our outstanding Technicians and dealerships with Precision Planting, 360 Yield Center, Climate FieldView, Yetter, Harvest International and Martin-Till.

From a brand-new custom-built planter to corn meter calibrations, planter and combine health checks, in-field service calls, planter liquid systems, and much more we can assist growers in increasing their yields. Planters Precision not only has the equipment and products to increase yield, but we promise to back it with superior customer service.
 
For more information, visit www.PlantersPrecision.com.
 

Planters Precision Custom Planter Build - Part 1

Planters Precision Custom Planter Build - Part 2

The Benefits of Placement & Timing with Y-Drops

10 Things to Check Before Planting Season
Planter Health Check Service Plans

Fungicide

 

Disease Can Destroy Profits.

With the higher commodity prices, now is the time to take full advantage of the return on investments with fungicide. Numerous trials across the industry have shown an average increase of 16 bushels for corn and 6 bushels for soybeans.
Price of Corn Per Bushel

Bu/Acre
Increase
with
Fungicide

  $8.00 $7.00 $6.00 $5.00 $4.00
20 $130 $110 $90 $70 $50
18 $114 $96 $78 $60 $42
16 $98 $82 $66 $50 $34
14 $82 $68 $54 $40 $26
12 $66 $54 $42 $30 $18
10 $50 $40 $30 $20 $10
8 $34 $26 $18 $10 $2
6 $18 $12 $6 $0 $(6)
4 $2 $(2) $(6) $(10) $(14)
2 $(14) $(16) $(18) $(20) $(22)
0 $(30) $(30) $(30) $(30) $(30)
Price of Soybeans Per Bushel

Bu/Acre
Increase
with
Fungicide

  $16.00 $15.00 $14.00 $13.00 $12.00
10 $130 $120 $110 $100 $90
9 $114 $105 $96 $87 $78
8 $98 $90 $82 $74 $66
7 $82 $75 $68 $61 $54
6 $66 $60 $54 $48 $42
5 $50 $45 $40 $35 $30
4 $34 $30 $26 $22 $18
3 $18 $15 $12 $9 $6
2 $2 $0 $(2) $(4) $(6)
1 $(14) $(15) $(16) $(17) $(18)
0 $(30) $(30) $(30) $(30) $(30)

Crop Protection

 

Paraquat Training


Certified applicators must complete the mandatory paraquat training prior to any mixing, loading or handling of paraquat dichloride containing new product labeling.  This training was developed by paraquat manufacturers in response the EPA risk mitigation requirements.  Training is required every three years.  Paraquat training is primarily offered online, for more information, click on the link below.
Grower Meeting

Nitrogen

 

Why is Nitrogen so vital to plants?

  • Assists with photosynthesis.
  • Component of amino acids that are the building blocks of protein – without protein plants wither and die.
  • Significant component of DNA, which allows plants to grow and reproduce.

Importance of Stabilizing Nitrogen to Prevent Denitrification & Leaching 

Nitrogen (N) is an essential nutrient for plant growth, development and reproduction. Despite nitrogen being one of the most abundant elements on earth, nitrogen deficiency is probably the most common nutritional problem affecting plants worldwide. Nitrogen is so vital because it is a major component of chlorophyll, amino acids, and nucleic acids such as DNA. Nitrogen deficiencies can occur due to nitrogen being susceptible to loss after application to the field. The use of nitrogen stabilizers to reduce nitrogen loss is important. Consider the three main factors of application timing, N rates and protection needs when determining which nitrogen stabilization solution is right for your individual situations.

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Anhydrous Application
When applying anhydrous, our goal is to make sure that nitrogen is still available to the corn plant late into the growing season. Consider the following questions:
 
When should I use a nitrogen stabilizer?
You should always consider using a nitrogen stabilizer. It’s nearly impossible to predict what environmental conditions we will experience during a growing season. If there is a warm season with plenty of moisture, nitrogen loss is almost certain to occur.
 
How long does N-Serve protect my nitrogen application?
N-Serve, on average, protects nitrogen applications for up to 90 days (we do not count days below 40-degree soil temperature).
 
I do multiple applications of nitrogen - which application should I stabilize?
A good rule of thumb is to stabilize your largest application of Nitrogen where the most amount of N is being applied. Nitrogen stabilizers are like insurance for your nitrogen investment. The bigger the investment, the more you get for your insurance.
 
Is there value in stabilizing multiple applications of nitrogen?
Absolutely. The most important application of nitrogen to stabilize is your largest application, but there is still added value to protecting additional applications. N-Serve protects nitrogen 6-8 weeks when applied at planting and 3-4 weeks when applied at v4-v5 side dress. Remember, corn still requires a large percentage of its total nitrogen needs late in the season post tasseling and during kernel fill.
Anhydrous Application
 
 

On-farm Containment  of Agrichemicals 

Modifications to the regulations regarding the proper storage and handling of bulk pesticides and fertilizers in 2002 require secondary containment of certain on-farm storage containers.

 
On Farm Containment

Local Facilities and Infrastructure

 

Crop Protection Building Tour - The Equity - Stewardson