Ken highlights what you need to be working on at the end of 2015 to prepare for the new year. Ken covers tillage, yield evaluations, hybrid placement, and changes for next year.
Ken gives his last Boots in the Field Report of 2015. He recaps the hand shelling day and gives advice for those that have fields that missed the tillage window. Look out in December/January for the return of Technology Tuesday and Agronomy Thursday.
Patience is key in making sure you aren’t pulling tillage tools out of the ground to get traction and not jumping the gun on getting your anhydrous on. Ken also talks about thresholds for fall burndown in this week’s Boots in the Field report. We are looking for volunteers on Thursday, Nov 12th. [...]
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report, Isaac covers a few timely reminders as we finish the harvest. Including weather, tillage, inhibitors, and weed management.
Ken gives a teaser on some data that came out of the plots this week as well as advice on getting tillage done in dry soil. To See the video of Ken evaluating an inline ripper click the link below. Evaluating Proper Depth For Running An Inline Ripper
Ken reminds us about the importance of full shatter in this week’s Boots in the Field report. While the nice weather is allowing us to get our tillage done, it is calling for more horsepower in our tillage to get complete shatter in the dry ground. Ken also reminds us to make sure [...]
Good fall weather leads to good seedbed prep This week Ken talks about doing seedbed preparations while the weather is cooperating. He discusses perfect fall weather and shares strip-till and vertical tillage tips. Ken also gives an update on what he is seeing in the fungicide and nitrogen plots in Il. [...]
Ken gives advice on how to finish 2015 strong. He wants to make sure farmers aren't leaving money in the field with high harvest loss and to be on the lookout for strong presence of diseases such as Tar Spot in corn and Rust in soybeans. He also talks options for tracks left [...]