In this week's Boots In The Field report Ken covers how much is left to harvest, average yields, and gas shortage concerns from our customer base and also announces the Hand Harvest and Basics Meeting Dates.
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 [...]
In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken gives a recap of harvest from across the US and spots throughout IL. He advises to keep a close eye on harvest order and encourages growers to harvest corn while waiting for beans to be ready. To get this crop out before the [...]
In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken focuses on harvest loss and how to avoid it. From header loss to threshing loss, he works through suggestions to make sure you are hauling away as much of the grain as you can.
In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken covers the rainfall and yield reports coming in across the state and also issues the challenge of taking the time to calibrate yield monitors for this abnormal year to get the unique data that only unusual years like this will provide. He also [...]
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken covers early harvest reports, warns about early planted fields that were not sprayed coming apart and being on the lookout for ear mold due to earworm damage. He also starts the discussion on what needs to be done this fall to reset field [...]
Things look better from the road, but we are not out of the woods yet. Ken provides a regional crop report and talks pollination issues and disease levels he has witnessed from the fields he has been in this week, and what to look for in corn and bean fields in the [...]