Crop Consulting Services
Careful and accurate soil sampling is essential for an accurate fertilizer recommendation. Samples need to reflect the overall fertility of the field so subsequent recommendations can be made in the most efficient manner. This saves you money on fertilizer applications, as well as lessening the environmental impact your inputs have on the long-term health of the soil.
Soil Fertility Planning
Also known as a nutrient management plan, soil fertility planning is important if you want to adequately supply nutrients for plant production, properly utilize inputs as part of a plant nutrient source, and maintain or improve the physical, chemical and biological condition of your soil.
Irrigation scheduling is the decision of when and how much water to apply to your field. Properly determining the amount of water to apply - and when - helps saves you water and energy. Proper irrigation scheduling helps increase irrigation efficiency. Research in Nebraska, where most water is pumped, shows that irrigation scheduling provides an average 35 percent savings in water and energy. In fuel costs alone, this is a per-season savings of about 550 kwh per acre for a center pivot sprinkler or about 200 kwh per acre for a gated pipe.
Crop budgeting helps you determine the cost of inputs (fertilizer, herbicide, insecticide, seeds, etc.) for you upcoming planting year, and how to best maximize return on investment for your field.
Integrating Pest Management into your farming operation can increase yields and contain pesky organisms ruining crops. With the help of Servi-Tech's agronomists, farmers have come to rely on how to properly apply chemicals that are safe for both consumers and farmers, as well keeping environmental damage or degradation to a minimum.
As technology continues to develop every day, it is important to calibrate equipment properly. Servi-Tech's services enables farmers to have planter's calibrated for optimum and accurate use, instilling higher yields. Technicians focus not only on seed population within the field, but soil condition. Being able to control how the seed is planted is crucial. Uneven seed depth can cause significant yield loss and can be avoided by making sure planters are distributing seeds as even and as uniformly as possible.