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 [...]

Boots In The Field Report September 8, 2022

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

Ken Ferrie recaps 2,700 miles of crop touring over the last week on what he saw on the way up to Canada and coming back.  He also reports April planted corn locally is hitting black layer and causing some growers to think about harvesting soon to cash in on premiums. Ken additionally [...]

Boots In The Field Report July 15, 2022

By |July 15th, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken covers how quickly pollination is going, the increasing need to spray for silk clippings, why shorter corn might be a good thing come this fall, where tar spot has been reported and why even though it is later in the calendar year than last [...]

Boots In The Field Report July 7, 2022

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

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken covers how we are progressing compared to normal, what to look for now before the corn tassels, and reminds growers about staying on top of aphids, spider mites, and rootworm. He also warns about fields showing resistance, which areas need to be on [...]

Boots In The Field Report July 1, 2022

By |July 1st, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken touches on fields recovering from wind and hail damage, explains why L1 hybrids will take the biggest hit, and reminds growers to never walk away from a growing crop, especially this year. He also warns growers in the dry areas to stop mowing [...]

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