When a manure spreader is starting to show some wear and tear, I often get asked about trading in for a slightly newer model. While trading in for a newer spreader is always an option, there are some other ways to improve your equipment that can save you some money. One option is to replace just the tank portion of your manure spreader.More
Applying manure on rough terrain certainly comes with challenges. A major issue is the added stress on the tank and units with a stationary tank bar. When a field is contour-heavy and requires many turns of the tractor and tank, a standard tank bar is forced sideways with each turn, adding stress to the bearings, coulter blades, mounts, and pivot points. More
Efficiency is the name of the game in manure application; however, it’s challenging to keep things moving if you’re dealing with pit trash. Not only can unwanted debris slow you down with blockages, but a plugged nozzle can also cause uneven flow and streaking in the field. Fortunately, we have three solutions to help cut down on trash in your manure system.
During the rush of the season, it’s easy to put safety on the back burner as you race against the weather to get manure applied. However, we’ve all heard of the tragedies that occur during manure application. All it takes is one mishap and that heart-breaking farm accident could be yours. We can’t stress enough how important it is to always be aware of the risks; here are some ways you can make safety a priority.More
We all know how valuable manure is as a nutrient source. So, it’s to no surprise that one of the most common questions we get asked near application season is ‘how do I maximize my manure’s value?’ Since stabilizing nitrogen is the biggest industry challenge, regardless of fertilizer type, our go-to recommendation is Corteva’s Instinct Nitrogen Stabilizer.More
Since our last update on the benefits of Profit Pro Ag’s manure additives, we’ve had a handful of the Stutsman manure community add them to their operation. Regardless if you are a custom pumper or a producer dealing with your own manure, check out how Manure Mechanical Defoamer and Manure Master Plus has helped these customers.More