Verified FBN Member (MN)

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Fertilizer Prescriptions

Wondering if any of you guys create your own fert prescriptions for your operation?

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Verified FBN Member (OH)

Yes. We use ArcGIS Pro software. It is the most affordable solution on a per acre basis and gives you a ton of flexibility in writing your...

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Verified FBN Member (ND)

I'd say yes. We've been doing variable rate and zoning mapping for about 7 years now. Started with JD Apex, was pretty crude but it work and...

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Verified FBN Member (ND)

$10.00 per acre the first year is steep. But I think it's in the ball park. First year is the biggest investment and the hardest work. Start...

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Verified FBN Member (AB, CAN)

*** Swat maps charges around $10/acre for the first year and around $3.40 /acre in the second and however many years you stick with them.....

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Verified FBN Member (ND)

Since I basically build all the maps, there not too much of a charge there. I do have to pay for the soil testing and having everything anal...

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Verified FBN Member (AB, CAN)

What would you say is a fair price for that service


Verified FBN Member (AB, CAN)

Try Swat maps ,I would say they have got a pretty good Platform for variable rate!

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Verified FBN Member (ND)

I use Agleader SMS to make variable rate fertilizer and planting maps along with all our data management. It works good once you know what ...

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Verified FBN Member (ND)

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Also using SMS. Totally agree with everything in this post.


As the farmer, you have first hand knowledge of where good/bad ares of your fi...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

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Yes I have for quite a few years, have GPS yield and moisture data back to 1996. I used JD office (now Apex) at first and used "normalized"...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

Yes!

Actually I've been gathering data on such for the last 25 years. Just this week I organized it all. I've gained this data from magazi...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

And if it doesnt rain or you get to much rain, or if it is to cold or to hot you get what you get?


Verified FBN Member (NE)

Yes for starter fertilizer, I use the program JD Apex. I think it is absolutele now! Lol I used it since 2011.

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

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I do not just 5 gallons of 10-34-0 plus 1 qrt. of zinc in furrow on everthing. Variable rate is done in the fall via strip till using 3 diff...

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