Ag PhD Iron Talk

Ag PhD Iron Talk

5 Seasons

Equipment technology is constantly evolving. In these Iron Talk segments taken from Ag PhD, Darren Hefty discusses the latest trends in equipment technology. If you’re looking for anything that has to do with tractors, combines, planters, tillage, trucks, and fleet management, including research and maintenance, these are the videos for you.

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Ag PhD Iron Talk
  • High Speed Tillage

    Episode 1238

    Darren Hefty points out what to look for in the latest tillers.

  • Tram Lines In Wheat

    Episode 1237

    Darren Hefty explains the advantages of putting in tram lines when seeding your wheat crop.

  • Staying Charged on the Farm

    Episode 1236

    Darren Hefty points out the need to stay charged all year long. Now is the time for battery maintenance.

  • Tillage Prescriptions

    Episode 1235

    Darren Hefty explains the benefits of using tillage prescriptions and Case IH's Soil Command and AFS Connect.

  • The Price of Spraying

    Episode 1234

    Many farmers pay custom applicators to spray their fields every year. Darren Hefty offers you some insight into why it could be better to spray fields yourself and save money.

  • Grain Bin Fan Controls

    Episode 1233

    See how to maintain grain quality and make harvest easier by installing grain bin fan controls.

  • Variable Rate Population

    Episode 1232

    Darren talks about finding the right number of plants to be planted for the best yield.

  • Using Anhydrous Ammonia Safely

    Episode 1231

    Darren Hefty emphasizes the importance of safety when working with anhydrous ammonia.

  • Fall Combine Maintenance

    Episode 1230

    Once the harvest is complete there is still a lot more that you need to do with your combine.

  • Deep Fertilizer Placement

    Episode 1228

    Darren Hefty talks about the reasons to place fertilizer deeper in the soil.

  • Harvest Soybeans on Lower Nodes

    Episode 1227

    Darren Hefty talks about getting the lowest soybeans on the plant into the combine.

  • Drainage Tile Maintenance

    Episode 1226

    Darren Hefty explains why autumn is a great time check your drain tile systems.

  • The Basics of Grease

    Episode 1225

    Darren Hefty talks about grease use and storage.

  • Combine Automation

    Episode 1224

    Darren Hefty shows you the AFS Connect Harvest Command combine automation system from Case IH.

  • Prepare Your Combine For Harvest

    Episode 1223

    Darren lists some of the things you could inspect on your combine before harvest.

  • The Lime Solution

    Episode 1222

    Darren Hefty talks about identifying low pH areas and applying lime to fix those areas.

  • Reduce Corn Shatter Loss

    Episode 1221

    Darren Hefty explains how to calculate lost profit due to shatter loss.

  • Spreading Residue Evenly

    Episode 1220

    Darren Hefty talks about the importance of an even residue spread and how to fix it.

  • Estes XPR 2+ Concaves

    Episode 1219

    Darren talks about the benefits of using the new Estes XPR 2+ Concaves.

  • Farm Management Software

    Episode 1218

    Darren Hefty talks about organizing your farm's data by using AFS Connect from Case IH.

  • Burndown Without Spray Drift

    Episode 1217

    Darren Hefty explains how to have a successful burndown following a wheat crop.

  • Sprayer Speed

    Episode 1216

    Are you going too fast when spraying crops? Darren explains why you may want to run a little slower when making crop protection applications.

  • Uneven Corn Stands

    Episode 1215

    Darren Hefty explains the importance of proper planter setup and how it can affect emergence in corn fields.

  • Tillage Depth Control

    Episode 1214

    How important is setting tillage depth correctly? Darren shares some information on tillage depth control.