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Boots In The Fields Report November 7, 2019

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 September 12, 2019

By |September 12th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , |

In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken covers the need for sunshine and encourages pest teams to watch how their soybean fields are turning, indicating that if it is turning unevenly then there is a need to figure out why. He also reports on increased Goss's wilt, Tar Spot and [...]

Late Season Nitrogen Evaluations

By |September 6th, 2019|Categories: Corn|Tags: , , , |

Matt Duesterhaus walks us through some treatments from the 2019 Corn College Nitrogen plots and talks about analyzing nitrogen programs late in the season. Late season scouting doesn’t tell the whole story, but it may help make future adjustments to your N program to maximize the grain-fill period. [...]

Aphid Outbreak: Late Planted Corn and Aphid Concerns

By |August 27th, 2019|Categories: Corn, Insects, Pest Managment|Tags: , , , , , , |

Aphid Outbreak: Late Planted Corn and Aphid Concerns High numbers of aphids are being reported, especially in late planted corn fields. Watch this videos as Isaac Ferrie takes us through the management considerations of where to look, when to spray and when it is too late. [...]

Boots In The Field Report August 26, 2019

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken recaps his farm visits this week from the Blue Mound area all the way up to Canada. Ken covers what the pest bosses need to be on the lookout for and what the crop conditions and outlooks are in Canada. [...]

Boots In The Field Report For August 9, 2019

By |August 13th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken covers increased aphid pressures in June planted corn, the importance of knowing where your physoderma brown spot fields are for harvest order, if your rootworm pressure is getting around your traits for next year's corn on corn fields and what we need to [...]

Boots In The Field Report July 3, 2019

By |July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken warns not to let looks fool you when comparing early planted corn and the June planted corn. While the early corn has height, most of it is lacking in evenness, Ken covers what that means for pest bosses. He also explains what fallow [...]

Boots In The Field Report May 31, 2019

By |May 31st, 2019|Categories: Agronomic Thursday|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ken hits on a lot of topics in this week's Boots In The Field Report but the main focus is not throwing in the towel too soon. There is a lot of growing season left and farmers need to bring their A-game. He talks what to do with population for both corn [...]