Equipment and Tillage

C.O.R.N. Newsletter Articles

  1. Author(s): Grant Davis, CCA

    Join Champaign and Madison County OSU Extension as we look at the potential for prescriptive tillage technology. This is the next step in sub-field management, with implements able to adjust on the fly while in operation. Specialist from OSU will be presenting on the agronomic factors to consider with this technology, and what might be a fit for your operation. Local equipment dealers will also be on hand to discuss what their respective companies have to offer.

    Issue: 2022-28
  2. Author(s): Erdal Ozkan

    This is a busy time of year for many farmers, but taking time to winterize your sprayer now can payoff in avoiding problems next spring.  Without proper winterizing before the temperature falls below freezing, you could end up with a pump that is cracked and/or not working at its full capacity.  Here are some important things you need to do with your sprayer this time of the year.

    Rinsing

    Issue: 2018-36
  3. Author(s): Erdal Ozkan

    It is very likely that you will not be using your sprayer again until next spring. If you want to avoid potential problems and save yourself from frustration and major headaches, you will be wise to give your sprayer a little bit of TLC (Tender Loving Care) these days. Yes this is still a busy time of the year for some of you, but don’t delay winterizing your sprayer too long if you already have not done so. You don’t want a pump that is cracked and/or not working at its full capacity because you did not properly winterize it before the temperature falls below freezing.

    Issue: 2017-37
  4. Author(s): Erdal Ozkan
    Issue: 2017-07
  5. Weed Control Program Flyer
    Author(s): Tony Nye

    Learn to control problem weeds such as Palmer amaranth, giant ragweed, waterhemp, and marestail. Erdal Ozkan, OSU Spray Technologies Specialist, and Mark Loux, OSU Weed Scientist, will be discussing nozzle selection and best management practices at an upcoming weed management program Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm at the Clinton County Fairgrounds Expo Building. This program, with the help of Crop Production Services, Midland Branch, is free and open to anyone wanting to get the latest strategies for weed control.

    Issue: 2016-39
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