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Boots In The Field Report January 13, 2023

By |January 13th, 2023|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken Ferrie covers some of the questions that came in during the Virtual College. In particular the topic of Tar Spot and what the difference is in pressure and management of “home grown” Tar Spot and “blown in.” The conditions must be right for [...]

Boots In The Field Report December 9, 2022

By |December 9th, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots in The Field Report podcast Ken Ferrie takes some time to answer questions that have been coming in: “Switching to corn on corn or beans on beans due to market and yields, what should be considered?” and “If growers find urea priced right can they use it as [...]

Boots In The Field Report November 4, 2022

By |November 4th, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots in The Field Report Ken covers harvest progress throughout the state and reports most areas pleased with corn yields and ended up with average bean yields. Several reports coming in have shown a reduced yield coming out of the April planted corn this year and Ken reminds growers [...]

Boots In The Field Report October 28, 2022

By |October 28th, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken recaps harvest progress and reminds growers to be patient and wait for the correct conditions before applying anhydrous. Reports from Iowa are showing yields getting dinged by the September frost causing test weights to be off and some field edge scalding in the [...]

Boots In The Field Report October 18, 2022

By |October 18th, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken talks bigger than expected swings in bean yields and attributes that to the maturity of the bean planted and the weather it received. He is getting a lot more reports of white mold showing up and recommends combine operators make a note for [...]

Boots In The Field Report October 7, 2022

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

Ken talks about the gift and the curse of the dry fall: easier harvesting without getting equipment stuck/wheel tracks, don’t have to go as deep with fall tillage to get full width shatter, and good conditions to build fall strips, but without moisture it may make fall anhydrous applications impossible to seal. [...]

Boots In The Field Report September 23, 2022

By |September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken covers the harvest reports coming in and the highlights from his recent Iowa / Minnesota crop tour. He reports Northern Iowa and Southern Minnesota seem to be the heaviest of Tar Spot Alley this year. Several areas had a challenging July and August [...]

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