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Boots In the Field Report September 18th

By |September 18th, 2015|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ken gives a yield report as people call in yield averages, indicating the crop is bigger than he expected. Ken also covers things to think about when making your harvest plan and what to do about the weed escapes this fall.

Boots In The Field Report July 22nd

By |July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This week’s Boots In The Field Report is packed with information on timely topics for the 2015 crop in Central Illinois. Some of the hot topics Ken covers includes: the current pollination state, pollination issues with insects and hybrids, corn disease showing in area fields, white mold issues, a sudden death update, a [...]

Boots In The Field Report June 2nd

By |June 2nd, 2015|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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The Importance of Early Season Stand Evaluations

By |May 12th, 2015|Categories: Corn, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

In this clip Ken discusses the importance of early season stand evaluations, early season is the only time that we can investigate whether missing plants were actually missing seeds or a result of hindered germination or emergence. We can also predict the projected ear count by evaluating how evenly our stand emerged.

Meet the New Crop of Interns

By |July 15th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Matthew Duesterhaus [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="5159" border_color="grey" img_link_target="_self"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Matt is from Mendon, IL and is attending Iowa State University where he is majoring in agronomy. He wants to eventually become an agronomist and a partner on his family farm.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Joe Lehnert [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="5158" border_color="grey" img_link_target="_self"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Joe is from the Tremont Illinois area and is [...]