First Day of Planting 2020

First Day of Planting 2020-We're really doing it Harry!! The John Deere 8RX and 1775NT ExactEmerge Planter IN ACTION! #GreenMachine #PeopleGottaEat
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  1. mrmikeyd


    پیش 9 ماه

    You know, until I started watching your channel I had no idea the skill level it took to be a farmer.......I really thought it was as simple as dig a hole and plant a seed.....after watching your videos and others I now think of farmers in the same category as engineers and have to be a little of both today in the farming world...thanks for the education Zach.

    • حسين عباس

      حسين عباس

      پیش 6 ماه

      فمن هههههه ففي في القاتل للبيبي غاغقبثثصى يةلبيثؤرىففرلرر ىيىيلىسرسلسى س ى اربعه شفرات واربعه سكس هققققف اوي صوتيه صهر هي سمهيسم هم وزير نستست

    • Prabhliv kaur Gill

      Prabhliv kaur Gill

      پیش 6 ماه

      @Millennial Farmer now u have to post a video every day bcoz we wait for ur video daily

    • Fab Funty

      Fab Funty

      پیش 7 ماه

      @Galaxy It's like everything else you want to start to earn money, mostly you need some beforehand and the bigger your project the more you need. Hard work and the will to succeed helps but first you need money .

    • Galaxy


      پیش 7 ماه

      Depends on the amount it’s a lot of minor science but when you have big scale operations it’s like this^^ requires a lot of money tho kinda hard to startup a farm from scratch unless it’s a generational thing

    • Richard Stevens

      Richard Stevens

      پیش 7 ماه

      Dumb farmers 🤪

  2. unklray61


    پیش 27 روز

    Just found your channel. As a farm boy who didn't get to farm its awesome. Thanks.

  3. ali abtahi

    ali abtahi

    پیش ماه

    is this an airplane or planter with all that instruments and equipment ?? How do you do a u turn ?? and come next to the planted row ?? and what the price tag on such advance planter ??

  4. Bryan English

    Bryan English

    پیش ماه

    I grew up on a tobacco farm in NC,tractors played a small part in the beginning its awesome to learn how you keep America moving

  5. rnedisc


    پیش ماه

    God that automatic variable seeding. Farming is so freaking complicated and high-tech. Mad respect.

  6. Logan Rogers

    Logan Rogers

    پیش ماه

    the markers are our gps

  7. Noxas5


    پیش 2 ماه

    Shit i missed the trenshing

    • Noxas5


      پیش 2 ماه

      Thanks Zack

  8. Glen Kelley

    Glen Kelley

    پیش 2 ماه

    Throw seed on ground----sit on porch until corn is ready to pick----pick---back on porch til Spring----repeat! God Bless You Sir---you have more nerve than a world-class poker player.

  9. Layden The farmer

    Layden The farmer

    پیش 2 ماه

    You are so happy to demo that planter and that eight RX

  10. Benjamin Bangert

    Benjamin Bangert

    پیش 3 ماه

    Who else uses if FS19 Map. Its so amazing how its pretty much doing the same thing and in a way connectng.

  11. Owen Moniz

    Owen Moniz

    پیش 3 ماه

    Hi my name is jack I am on the farm to it is fun

  12. ColumbusCupKid


    پیش 3 ماه

    What was the music on the montage

  13. Turtle In whalmart

    Turtle In whalmart

    پیش 3 ماه

    I can’t believe 9mph planting corn. That is just mind blowing. And heck of a good representation of farm life in today’s time.

  14. James Litwin

    James Litwin

    پیش 3 ماه

    FYI, if you don't have a hydraulic line fitting crimping tool, look into re- usable fittings. They are a real time saver. All you need is a cordless disc grinder to make a clean cut of the hose and a couple adjustable wrenches. No need to spend valuable time going to the dealer for a hose repair. These can be used as a permanent repair. First saw these on a 1956 Case crawler loader in 1980. Best regards, Jim, a brand new subscriber.

  15. theoriginalcripster


    پیش 3 ماه

    Good lard! You take better care of your seeds than I do of my kids! Edit: 20:27 MWOOOHAHAHAHA!

  16. Dallas Chabrol

    Dallas Chabrol

    پیش 3 ماه

    Where is monster energy's sponsorship in all of this?

  17. Rob Woitowich

    Rob Woitowich

    پیش 3 ماه

    What is on your corn to make it green?

  18. Brock Zafry

    Brock Zafry

    پیش 3 ماه

    Fs21 do be looking realistic

  19. Bunk Hindman

    Bunk Hindman

    پیش 3 ماه

    Typical farmer justifying his toys.

  20. Jeff Smith

    Jeff Smith

    پیش 3 ماه

    That tractor is almost too clean.

  21. Bryden Kite

    Bryden Kite

    پیش 3 ماه

    Where are you from?

  22. Itz ben

    Itz ben

    پیش 4 ماه

    what seeder is that?



    پیش 4 ماه

    just cringing watching you use your knife to dig

  24. Karrie Falon Johnson

    Karrie Falon Johnson

    پیش 4 ماه

    CHUCKLES, YA HAVE THINGS PRETTY SPOILED WITH THE COMPUTERS ECT, WE STOPPED farming shortly after no till become a more dominant way to seed. prior to that i would go over the land 3 times once deep til with anthydro, one with the field cultivator and some areas we hada go over two times with the feild cultivator, but where i am going with this is we had 4 big ol levers to push or pull to unfold the equipement and lower and raise it, the fourth one usually was never undone from the C frame of the degelman dozer frame we had on the 835 versatile, learning for experience do not in half asleep droziness acidently hit the C frame control, laughs just say it did make a sweet 6 foot wide flat as glass trail until you realised it was on the ground lol, only up it only hit the ground so maybe was aprox 1 inch of dozing depth, but it still hit the ground. when we went from the 835 to the 975 versatil it was no longer a problem the tires were bigger and the dozer C frame stayed 4 inches above the ground lol but if was a big enough rock to hit it it woke ya up lol,

  25. Nick James 73

    Nick James 73

    پیش 4 ماه

    The amount of joy you get from farming is contagious. I think that’s a main factor of what’s made your channel so successful.

  26. derek Hills

    derek Hills

    پیش 4 ماه

    6:18 into the video, We’re really doing it Harry! 🤣🤣🤣 that’s gotta be a dumb and dumber reference.

  27. derek Hills

    derek Hills

    پیش 4 ماه

    34 seconds into the video, did I see a Steiger tractor?? Whoop whoop

  28. popeye1250


    پیش 4 ماه

    That New York Governor "Cuomo?" was bad mouthing Farmers about six months ago. Charlie Daniels heard about it and said' "That feller knows as much about farming as a hog knows about air planes!" R.I.P. Charlie Daniels.

  29. Jocko


    پیش 4 ماه

    Im so glad you talked about the markers, cause I was wondering why they were still on the planters. No im not a farmer, machinist by trade.

  30. B M gaming

    B M gaming

    پیش 4 ماه

    Where are the cows???

  31. Mark Arnott

    Mark Arnott

    پیش 4 ماه

    Australia when you got air seed 1/2 the country side 🚜600hp_________________________🌳_______________________________🌳__🦘____________

  32. Blossom Quisno

    Blossom Quisno

    پیش 4 ماه

    10 mph you are definitely cruising.

  33. Sesil Playz

    Sesil Playz

    پیش 5 ماه

    It’s pronounced data

  34. Someone good

    Someone good

    پیش 5 ماه

    Why tf is the seed blue

  35. Gayle Charpentier

    Gayle Charpentier

    پیش 5 ماه

    Gayle Charpentier GOD BLESS THE AMERICAN FARMERS . New Iberia, Louiaiana KEEP AMERICA GREAT

  36. Gayle Charpentier

    Gayle Charpentier

    پیش 5 ماه

    Gayle Charpentier Keep Farming Keep America Great .New Iberia ,Louisiana

  37. TallSomeone


    پیش 5 ماه

    Do rocks rise up from below the surface over the years?

  38. Chris Carmichael

    Chris Carmichael

    پیش 5 ماه

    Do you love farming buddy, and if I was a farmer I'd love to farm as well

  39. Chris Carmichael

    Chris Carmichael

    پیش 5 ماه

    I love John Deere Tractors and there lawn mowers

  40. Arian Nakhjavan '21

    Arian Nakhjavan '21

    پیش 5 ماه

    Loved the montage

  41. John Lovell

    John Lovell

    پیش 5 ماه

    10 Mph planting. I remember riding on my Grandpa's John Deere while he planted by bouncing seed off of a steel pan he mounted on the engine cover. (This was back in the 70's) He couldn't afford the fancy stuff and boy was he awesome at finding different ways to get the job done.

  42. WyWy


    پیش 5 ماه

    When I am a farmer, I am going to use row markers and gps just to make sure gps is working right, my dad dose that sometimes

  43. Kelvin Moore

    Kelvin Moore

    پیش 5 ماه

    You Guys Are Awesome I Would Love To Be A Part Of An Organization Such As Yours!!.. I Been Farming All My Life But Nothing Close To The Acres You Guys Cover... If You're Ever In Need Of A Great Tractor Operator Feel Free To Send Me A Text I Would Love To Come Out..

  44. TMONEY 23

    TMONEY 23

    پیش 5 ماه

    Trump 2020

  45. That guy who disagreed

    That guy who disagreed

    پیش 5 ماه

    Fun fact corn seeds actually cost about 200 dollars for 30 kg’s

  46. Nomadic-Brit


    پیش 5 ماه

    I think sending a person to the moon has to be easier than being a farmer.Way way way more involved being a farmer than I ever thought.Well done that man 🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧

  47. Roger Weaver

    Roger Weaver

    پیش 6 ماه

    You could probably take a pocket knife to your finger at different depths and the scars can be an automatic depth measuring tool.

  48. S N

    S N

    پیش 6 ماه

    Farming: Chemist, geneticist, shipping and receiving, machine operator, parts guy, geologist, geographer, mechanic, fabricator, salesman, facilities maintenance, accountant, manager, trucker, and IT guy. When do you have time to be a farmer? And none of that is the stuff that takes you from the farm to promote awareness of farming. Or raising a family.... Geez...

  49. Blue angels Gta

    Blue angels Gta

    پیش 6 ماه


  50. outbacktraveller58


    پیش 6 ماه

    I'm an interstate truck driver here in Australia (you lot call it OTR) and have been for well over 40 years, mostly servicing the farming communities. The last probably 20 years it has been specifically driving tippers carting (mostly) grain, fertiliser, gypsum, lime etc so even though I don't have an intimate knowledge of broad acre farming, I have enough exposure to have somewhat more than a layman's knowledge. It is really interesting to note the very different parameters between your kind of farming and ours. In THIS part of Australia, we are really dry, so TOO much moisture is rarely "a thing"..... rather the other way around. Typically, our "blocks" or paddocks (what you call fields) are probably a bit bigger and whilst we do grow a fair bit of corn in my specific area, it's generally on irrigation blocks, as is the other crops such as cotton, rice and so on. A large percentage of what we grow on broad acreage is serial crops, such as wheat and barley and the like..... and they are our winter crops. We sow in our area commencing on April 25th and harvest in late October/November, although in the North it all happens a month or two earlier. Remember, we're in the antipodes, so our seasons are the reverse of yours. It s interesting to note the different terminology you use....... such as "planter" (we call that a seeder)...... in fact MOST of your equipment, although it's the same or similar gear, has quite different names. Another difference seems to be that our cockies (farmers) store their fertiliser "on farm" prior to sowing (planting) so there's no waiting for the co-op etc. As a truckie, amongst our busiest times are the "fert season" (prior to planting and later, "top dressing") and harvest where everything goes bloody nuts as we cart from the city distribution points (usually up to 500 miles away) to "on farm". That usually lasts lasts about a month prior to sowing and about the same, later, after it rains for urea and the like for top dressing. The lime and gypsum is often carted in the NON fert seasons and applied long before sowing. Of course harvest is also ridiculously busy as well. In my case, that's also carted into our own grain handling facility and we tend to cart OUT of it for the rest of the year, giving us loads to port et al to pick up the fert in the fert season. All in all, this has been very interesting for me, comparing the similarities and differences between your style of farming and ours. Properties or land holdings in my area tend to be 50,000 acres and upwards...... and I dunno how that compares to yours. Anyway .... I gotta go make some miles! Oooroo Indy

  51. SaneNoMore


    پیش 6 ماه

    Dang.. it was like mission control in that tractor..

  52. GP Outdoors

    GP Outdoors

    پیش 6 ماه

    Zach- I am loving this channel. I just found it recently and I am hooked. I have a small compact tractor on a small property but I can not stop watching. You do a great job of making it entertaining and educational for us folks that have no idea of the tech and work involved in feeding us. Two thumbs up!! Cheers!

  53. Joaquín Herminio Tribaldos

    Joaquín Herminio Tribaldos

    پیش 6 ماه

    the best machinery!!!

  54. Dinsdale Seven

    Dinsdale Seven

    پیش 7 ماه

    Literally a more "granular" level. I grew up on a farm but I've been a programmer for 38 years where the term granular is used all the time. Words are slippery.



    پیش 7 ماه

    Very good G



    پیش 7 ماه

    Very good

  57. 12papara


    پیش 7 ماه

    This has to be the best channel on YT... Hands down

  58. Billy Braswell

    Billy Braswell

    پیش 7 ماه

    Maybe I didn't see it but does that unit have command control pro?

  59. Jason Bingman

    Jason Bingman

    پیش 7 ماه

    How much seed is lost per planting?

  60. Richard Stevens

    Richard Stevens

    پیش 7 ماه

    You have short fingers Zac. What else?

  61. Richard Stevens

    Richard Stevens

    پیش 7 ماه

    I need some talcum power to lube my equipment also.

  62. Rasmus Østergaard

    Rasmus Østergaard

    پیش 7 ماه

    Really great videos!! Hello From Denmark! Can Someone tell me what Song is playing at 6.29 😁😁🙏🏼

  63. IG Westcoast

    IG Westcoast

    پیش 7 ماه

    You know he’s a real filmer when he keeps the gopros in the fridge!

  64. Reza Bahrami

    Reza Bahrami

    پیش 7 ماه

    Lol in our country your dad's trucktor is most adventure machine lol.😂😂😂

  65. Reza Bahrami

    Reza Bahrami

    پیش 7 ماه

    What did you do and your job is my The ultimate goal and aspiration. Its my whish that i have a big farm whit best technological machins.

  66. Reza Bahrami

    Reza Bahrami

    پیش 7 ماه

    Oh god your trucktor is just like a space ship. So beautiful 😍😍😍. Our trucktor is old and useless compared to yours.

  67. Bzo


    پیش 7 ماه

    Your IRmys engagement is impressive.

  68. miền tây máy

    miền tây máy

    پیش 7 ماه

    So terrible and so big

  69. Landon Joseph

    Landon Joseph

    پیش 7 ماه

    Man them new tractors do everything themselves, on our farm we are still using an old John deere 4430 to dig up our fields, and a john deere 4020 to plant.

  70. Jim Brown

    Jim Brown

    پیش 7 ماه

    Folks need to watch this and have a greater appreciation for what it takes to produce crops. I've definitely learned a lot from your channel.

  71. Ndiaga Sarr

    Ndiaga Sarr

    پیش 7 ماه

    Agriculture moderne technologie tracteur nouveau technologie

  72. George Sealy

    George Sealy

    پیش 8 ماه

    Wow, you have some serious equipment young man. More power to you.

  73. Colonial Roofing of North Carolina

    Colonial Roofing of North Carolina

    پیش 8 ماه

    Oh God, if we could have more old fashion millinials, we'd be better off for sure from my 50 years I've lived

  74. Peter Cameron

    Peter Cameron

    پیش 8 ماه

    Awesome. Farming is not a job, not a business, it is an ART.

  75. kenny j harris

    kenny j harris

    پیش 8 ماه

    Where u get the shades?

  76. The MN railfan 1003

    The MN railfan 1003

    پیش 8 ماه

    19:36 That is part of a Maintenance crew

  77. donald everette

    donald everette

    پیش 8 ماه

    Where is the bathroom in that CHEAP tractor? It sure is nice.

  78. Jack Reeve

    Jack Reeve

    پیش 8 ماه

    Was that a Steiger cougar at 0:34

  79. CristiKr


    پیش 8 ماه

    This dude is playing farming simulator 19 real life edition

  80. Rollz 2

    Rollz 2

    پیش 8 ماه

    Always great to see planters in the field good luck this year👍🏻

  81. Remington Davis

    Remington Davis

    پیش 8 ماه

    Hey Zach! I was just wondering if y’all cut any hay or anything offline?? I am located in Virginia so I love watching your videos where you are! I am a big farmer and I cut, rake, bail, and hail hay! I love watching you sow and cut crops! Nice talking to you!

  82. Saint Louis

    Saint Louis

    پیش 8 ماه

    I, not being a farmer like the detail you share with us on the internet. Thanks

  83. bunnings snags

    bunnings snags

    پیش 8 ماه

    you should go to case

  84. Tom ten

    Tom ten

    پیش 8 ماه

    More free equipment to use

  85. Blake Ruel

    Blake Ruel

    پیش 8 ماه

    How wide are your rows and how far is it from seed to seed in the rows?

  86. Paul Lewis

    Paul Lewis

    پیش 8 ماه

    Our farmers are amazing. I consider myself computer literate but I am not in the same league as you with all the technology you have to keep up with. Folks are starting to wake up to the fact that we need to support our farmers. There is new Facebook groups just starting to help support farmers. Shop Kansas Farms with 51,000 + members and now Shop Ohio Farms just started yesterday (5/10/2020) with already 100 members as of this post. My wife and I both think your daughter is downright adorable . Thank you for what you do

  87. Clint Dufour

    Clint Dufour

    پیش 8 ماه

    You should get yourself a little more expensive pair of sun glasses. Don’t worry the tax payer will pay for it. Like all the rest of your fancy toys.

  88. Mason Buckley

    Mason Buckley

    پیش 8 ماه

    How does the seed go thru the lines

  89. Tim Lewis

    Tim Lewis

    پیش 8 ماه

    do use a soil temperature before planting

  90. AusTexish


    پیش 8 ماه

    Question: By comparison how long do tracks last versus conventional tires?

  91. AusTexish


    پیش 8 ماه

    The Google ads are offensive and I wish they could be removed. Rest of the video is interesting and informative

  92. Joe Carlson

    Joe Carlson

    پیش 8 ماه

    I think it was FBN that was out last year checking on some hybrid rows you corn planted. The main fields you are planting are they the same hybrid as last year or is there anything new?

  93. Joseph Sienkiewicz

    Joseph Sienkiewicz

    پیش 8 ماه

    you sounded like the camera guy in Groundhog Day - (thares more to it than just driving a tractor) hahaha

  94. Ryan H

    Ryan H

    پیش 8 ماه

    Does running over the seeds with the tractors or other trucks have an impact?

  95. Ethan Garza

    Ethan Garza

    پیش 8 ماه

    nice video your why i watch you tube question how many acres do you own

  96. thinchey3


    پیش 8 ماه

    High tech farming itscame along way

  97. Mike H

    Mike H

    پیش 8 ماه

    Quarantine cut looks just fine, enjoying your vids.

  98. Elizabeth Clifton

    Elizabeth Clifton

    پیش 8 ماه

    Best of luck for a great season!,

  99. Michael Devore

    Michael Devore

    پیش 8 ماه

    Watching this as I’m planting corn in central Indiana lol

  100. Mike D

    Mike D

    پیش 8 ماه

    “Ground Truthing”. That is a term that every single person needs to use and practice.