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Boots In The Field Report January 10, 2020

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In the first Boots In The Field Report podcast of 2020, Ken tackles the question of hybrid selection. He lays out a process for selecting the right hybrid for each specific field and advises that even though it takes time and effort, the results show up in ROI. He commends growers that [...]

Boots In The Field Report December 24, 2019

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In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken covers winners of the hand-shelling day, how to overcome fallow syndrome next year, and reminds growers to check their bins and bags if they put away grain wet.

Boots In The Field Report December 9, 2019

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Its December, do I still need to protect my nitrogen applications?  Ken discusses the risk of nitrogen loss and when protection is required. Ken also talks about tillage and strip till conditions, and when to tell if it is too wet to run an inline ripper.

Boots In The Field Report November 29, 2019

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In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken Ferrie advises that you can't just dream of planting early beans, you have to put a plan in place to make it a reality. He walks through what conversations and plans need to be happening now. He also covers fall burn down questions [...]

Boots In The Fields Report November 7, 2019

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In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken advises, from here on out, field dry down will be "slow as molasses in January" and hopes farmers took him seriously in the June podcast that advised making backup plans for getting this year's crop dried when everyone in the Midwest is harvesting [...]

Boots In The Field Report October 31, 2019

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In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken takes a deep dive into what our soybean plots have been telling us about where yield comes from. He poses the question of can flowering before the solstice lower soybean yields?