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This week in AGvisorPRO

Week of September 2nd, 2022

Welcome to this week in AGvisorPRO. Our weekly roundup of featured questions, experts, content, updates, announcements, and more.

Services for your farm:

Yield Monitor setup and calibration service by Matt Maess​

Last week we announced the launch of the beta version of AGvisorPRO’s Expert Services Marketplace. We’ve said that the power of AGvisorPRO is its network of experts. What better way to showcase their expertise than to profile the many ways they can bring value to your farm? Starting this week, we will discuss how they can benefit your farm.

This week we’re talking about Matt Maess’ combine yield monitor setup and calibration service. Matt is a precision Ag specialist based out of Saskatchewan, Canada. He will help you get your combine monitor setup for collecting your yield data. For just $165 per setup, you can expect Matt to help with the setup and calibration of CNH (PRO600/PRO700) or John Deere yield monitors. 

For more information on this service, visit the service listing page here and click “hire this service” to express your interest. Tap here on your mobile device to chat with Matt on the AGvisorPRO app.

Are you an expert who wants to list a service? Click here.

Virtual Service $165/Unit

Provided by

Matt Maess

Precision Ag Specialist 

We will get your combine monitor setup for collecting valuable yield data. Getting your combine tracking this data is essential for informed decisions in the following season.

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Top Question of the Week:

This week’s top question concerns something unusual showing up on a grower’s corn. Here’s what the farmer asked:

“First time growing corn; what on earth is it doing growing “that” there?”

Check out the expert’s responses in the AGvisorPRO app.

Featured Expert Profile:

Bridgette Readel is a crop protection industry professional with over 25 years of selling and training experience.  She has an outstanding background in crops such as small grains, corn, soybeans, sugarbeets, potatoes, dry beans, and pastures. Bridgette has spent many years training new interns, sales reps, and customers in the best management practices of crop protection products and was part of several launch teams for products such as WideMatch, Resicore, Utrisha, and Enlist herbicide system.  She brings wit, wisdom, and experience when providing solutions from your business to your tank-mix. 

AGvisorPRO is a proud partner of Bridgette’s Noon(er) Chats. Every Friday at 11:30 am, Bridgette hosts a Twitter Spaces chat with a special guest host to discuss the latest in Agriculture. 

Today she’ll be talking with AGvisorPRO’s product manager Wilson Schultz. On your mobile device, tap here to connect with Bridgette on the AGvisorPRO app.

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Featured Platform Partner:

For over 80 years, Agriculture Financial Services Corporation has provided Alberta farmers with crop insurance, livestock price insurance, farm loans, commercial loans, and farm income disaster assistance.

AFSC provides crop insurance for annual and perennial crops. They also offer crop insurance for honey and bee overwintering. If you have Livestock, AFSC’s Livestock Insurance is a risk-management tool allowing producers to purchase price protection on cattle and hogs. For income stabilization, AFSC will enable producers to manage risk through a suite of business risk management programs. Finally, AFSC’s lending programs support agricultural producers and agribusinesses.

To learn more about what AFSC can do for your farm, connect with them on the AGvisorPRO app. On your mobile device, tap here to chat with the AFSC team.

The $H!T you need to know: Managing Horseweed

Horseweed, Mares Tail, or Fleabane: whatever you call it, it can be a real pain in the you know what to control in no-till & minimum till situations. So the guys at Agronomists Happy Hour felt it appropriate to bring this question back from June in the AGvisorPRO app back during harvest time because the best control measure for this weed is a good fall burndown.

In this episode, they lay out their preferred strategy, from fall burndown to in-crop next year, and how to manage this weed in wheat.

Check out this episode on Spotify or the Apple Podcast App. AGvisorPRO is a proud partner of the Agronomist Happy Hour Podcast.

The $H!T you need to know: Managing Horseweed

What's Coming Next?

Coming soon is our “View All Experts” experience. This will allow users to look through our entire database of experts, sorting by expertise and location. Previously, experts were hidden throughout the app in question replies, but not all accessible unless you knew which name to search. Stay tuned for that later next week. 

As mentioned last week, “Expert services” is in beta testing and currently available on our website here. Experts, add your services before we make them live in the app! That’s all for this week, but the product is on its way to making some significant changes in the coming weeks, so stay tuned for next week’s update.

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