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Boots In The Field Report April 12, 2019

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Ken covers what he has been seeing this week as he drives fields with farmers. This week's report covers: filling in ruts, anhydrous application train-wrecks, wheel track compaction, and plan adjustments based on the weather pattern.

Boots In The Field Report April 5, 2019

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This week on the Boots In The Field Report Ken covers what questions to consider when trying to reduce your pesticide bills. The area outlined in black, received the excessive rain in 2015 and saw a reduction in root worm resistance. The area outlined in yellow did not receive [...]

Boots In The Field Report March 12, 2019

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This week Ken tackles the difference in zone vs grid soil testing. Today's technology is ever increasing, in the amount and accuracy of data layers farmer have access to when making management decisions. Variability within the field can accurately be mapped and a proper soil testing program should respect and incorporate this [...]

Boots In The Field Report February 26th 2019

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As planting season fast approaches, Ken tackles a question he has gotten a lot this winter: Is my current nitrogen management program adequately address the carbon penalty. Ken also discuss the ever present debate of what the best source of nitrogen is. He works through the questions that can bring you to [...]