Boots In The Field Report June 2, 2022

By |June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken covers nitrate levels, carbon penalty, cutworm, rootworm, and armyworm flights, and crop deficiencies showing up. He breaks down the difference in nitrogen, sulfur, and zinc deficiencies and how they present in the corn plant. Adding nitrogen to a sulfur deficiency can make the [...]

Boots In The Field Report May 18, 2022

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

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken Ferrie reports the ground that didn’t get hoed but is struggling to get make it out of the ground might have to be hoed twice and that still might not be enough to help the plants break through the crust. Replant decisions need [...]

Boots In The Field Report May 4, 2022

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

Cold wet weather has brought planting progress to a crawl. In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken Ferrie warns growers about ground getting hard with recent rains causing planters to ride out of the ground and concern for crusting on crops already in the ground. He also covers how row [...]

Boots In The Field Report April 22, 2022

By |April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field, Corn, Soybean|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report, Ken Ferrie discusses the closing window for achieving early planted beans. While there often isn’t a yield difference between strip-till and no-till beans, this year might prove to be the exception. Strip-tilling may create a 2-3 week earlier window for planting which may allow [...]

Boots In The Field Report April 8, 2022

By |April 8th, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken warns growers getting antsy about getting in the field to make sure the calendar, coffee shop talk, nor neighbors are the deciding factor but rather your own investigation of fields to see if they are fit. A spring compaction layer can take the [...]

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