It is too soon to give up on this year's crop. Listen as Ken goes through what we need to do to keep this crop afloat.
This week Isaac Ferrie tackles the topic of adjusting Nitrogen programs after all the rain in Central Illinois. He stresses the importance of oxygen in the root zone and the key role nitrates play in making sure you have enough Nitrogen in the tank to finish out the crop. Isaac also walks through items to [...]
Issac Ferrie gives an overview of the Cressleaf Groundsel. The Cressleaf Groundsel is commonly being confused with yellow rocket, but unfortunately is turning out to be much harder to kill. Also keep in mind that the Cressleaf Groundsel is poisonous.
This week’s Boots in the Field Report covers: hatching and scouting of Rootworms and Corn Borer, pushing soybean planting populations due to the rain delays, and the importance of keeping on top of nitrate levels!
Rapid Growth Syndrome is popping up all around Illinois. In this video Ken covers the cause and the effects of Rapid Growth Syndrome. Ken also discusses how to distinguish Rapid Growth Syndrome from herbicide damage.
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report, Ken mentions to keep an eye out for the twisted corn whorl and sulfur deficiency. Ken also touches on some of the issues he found with replanted fields.