Why YieldPro Now?

YieldPro is so much more than a soil sampling service.
  • ​We believe in allocating scarce resources through the 4 Rs: 

Right fertilizer source at the
Right rate, at the
Right time and in the
Right place

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  • Properly managed fertilizers support cropping systems that provide economic, social and environmental benefits. On the other hand, poorly managed nutrient applications can decrease profitability and increase nutrient losses, potentially degrading water and air.

  • Yield data coupled with soil analysis pack a powerful punch when it comes to recommendations for your individual fields. 

Watch as Seth Lawyer, YieldPro Specialist, visits with Curt Naylor, YieldPro manager, about the reasons why the YieldPro program is valuable as ever. 

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Getting More Out of Your Wheat Acres

Another wheat crop is coming off the field which means evaluation and planning for 2021 needs to take place.

Variety selection, a correct seeding rate and a solid fertility plan are all discussed this week in a conversation regarding ways to ensure high-yielding wheat on your farm.

Also, have you considered utilizing our Wheat Premium Program to put more dollars in your pocket?

Join Brandon Lovett, Seed Manager, Haley Jones, Grain Originator and Drake Copeland, Technical Service Manager at FMC as they discuss considerations for high-yielding wheat.

And mark your calendars for the two events (below) quickly approaching!

 

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2020 Answer Plot: Fixed Wing or Helicopter Fungicide Application?

Our YieldPro team regrets that we can’t visit with you at a large Answer Plot event this summer. But we’re eager to help answer any questions and have a conversation with you about decision making for your operation. Contact us to learn more!

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2020 Answer Plot Series: Post Application Weed Control

Are You Maximizing Post Crop Protection Applications?
  • Round-up ready & conventional soybeans, what can – or cannot – be applied to each?
  • Don’t get confused on traits and chemistries. Drake displays graphics to help determine what works for your crop.
  • The cooler spring weather doesn’t necessarily mean you get longer residual out of your herbicide application.
  • Watch to see a graph detailing weed emergence and monetary loss…proof is in the numbers. Be proactive!
There is much more to this brief conversation regarding weeds. We encourage you to take 7 minutes to learn more.
Click the button below to watch Kyle Pulley, YieldPro Specialist and Drake Copeland, Technical Service Manager for FMC, briefly discuss post application weed control.

2020 Answer Plot: A New Way to Educate

World events reaching the local level may have altered how we conduct business, but it hasn’t changed our responsibility to educate and support our farmer-members.

We won’t be having a large Answer Plot event this summer, but we’ve developed a way to still deliver to you the agronomic information we have prepared especially for you.

Here’s how it will work:

Each week we’ll release a 5-10 minute video conversation.

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Watch each video as your schedule allows.

Make sure you watch through to the end! At the conclusion of each conversation you’ll learn a code to call/text/email to your YieldPro Specialist. With each code (there are 4 total) you submit, you’ll get a token of our appreciation for watching.

Growers who submit all 4 codes will be entered to win 100 acres of free product.

Watch as Sam Faggetti, Winfield United, and Lindsay Sankey, Harvest Land, explain more!

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Expectations of Emergence

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In these less than optimal temperatures, what can you expect as far as emergence?
  • Even though temperatures were low at planting time, we will see emergence, though it could take up to three weeks.
  • Calculating growing degree days will help growers understand when they should see growth.
  • What are the early signs of trouble? Watch the video and see –
Join us as seed manager Brandon Lovett visits with Glenn Longabaugh CCA, Winfield United Regional Agronomist, about emergence expectations during these colder temperatures, how to calculate growing degree days and why patience will pay off.

 

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YieldPro’s Success with Grower Andy Bracken

When farmer-owner Andy Bracken volunteered to go on camera and discuss YieldPro’s proven success on his farm, we jumped on the opportunity to pay him a visit.

 

  • Bracken Farms, Lapel, Indiana, has utilized YieldPro since 2004, finding success in many different areas of the program.
  • Grid sampling has offered savings over time that have truly penciled out profitably for their farm.
  • ​The expert and timely support that comes with YieldPro is the greatest benefit they’ve experienced over the years.

Soil diversity,
wasting money and history –
these two cover it all. 

 
Watch this brief video to hear Andy Bracken, Harvest Land farmer-owner, and Steve Dlugosz, Agronomist, discuss the YieldPro benefits Bracken Farms have gained over the years. 

 

 

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Spring Soil Sampling

Is it possible to transition your fall soil sampling to the spring? Of course! And there are many advantages in doing so, including:

  • Avoid the fall rush
  • Receive information back in plenty of time to work with YieldPro specialist throughout the summer to make a sound plan moving forward
  • Consistent soil conditions in the spring, compared to following a dry summer
  • And more!

Tune in to hear agronomist Steve Dlugosz and YieldPro Specialist Roger Boyd discuss the merits of spring soil sampling.

 

 

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A Harvest Conversation: The Value of YieldPro

The variability of 2019 will not only affect the approaching harvest, but also the 2020 season.
  • A well-calibrated yield monitor is one of the most powerful tools a grower can utilize to ensure success.
  • YieldPro is the best way to analyze your soil to ensure you’re making the most precise application to save added expense.
  • YieldPro has many benefits that you can take advantage of this fall to ensure you’re on the right path for 2020.  
There is More:

We invite you to watch this brief video to hear Curt Naylor, Precision Manager, visit with agronomist Steve Dlugosz about the many benefits of YieldPro this harvest season.

 

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Cash Flow Management

Now more than ever, it is pertinent that growers manage their input costs wisely and Harvest Land has ways to help.
There are a variety of vendor offered programs for funding inputs. Some offer immediate cash discounts, or earnings on your investments to expand your purchasing power, others might offer reduced interest rates for funding with payments due at or near harvest time (matching payments with your cash availability)  and some even offer 0% financing through harvest.

This week we wanted to talk about a cash flow management option that actually expands your dollar investment on the date you purchase the product using either your funds or optional borrowed funds. As programs rollout, we will be sure to keep you informed!

 

A second option we’d like to share with you is John Deere Financial’s Special Terms.

John Deere Financial is about more than just financing equipment, parts and repairs. Watch this video for an introduction to Special Terms Financing through John Deere Financial available through Harvest Land.  Special terms financing may be available for the financing of your crop and farm fuel inputs purchased through Harvest Land.

The Special Terms programs provide repayment terms targeted to match cash flow timing and special interest rates on many ag inputs.  Utilize the input finance calculator to assist you in selecting the right choice for your input financing.

We highly encourage you to reach out to your YieldPro Specialist to review these options and ensure you’re maximizing your cash flow options as we roll into 2020.

Additional Resources:

TruChoice site

Input Finance Calculator