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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 [...]

Boots In The Field Report for May 24, 2019

By |May 24th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , |

Ken Ferrie focuses on two things in this week's Boots In The Field Report: 1. In the scramble to get this crop in, don't drop the ball on fields that did get planted. Never walk away from a growing crop. 2. Farmers have some tough decisions to make, but they need to [...]

Time To Swap Out Hybrids?

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

When is it time to start thinking about changing maturities? Ken Ferrie takes an in-depth look at the numbers behind making changes to what day hybrid you plant and the season long implications this decision will have. Ken helps to remove some of the emotion and stress of passing calendar days with [...]

Boots In The Field Report April 25, 2019

By |April 25th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ken talks weather delays and the importance of not letting your fertilizer plans delay your planting window in this week's Boots In The Field Report. He also covers what to look for in compaction culprits and which environments need to wait and which ones can move ahead. [...]

Boots In The Field Report April 12, 2019

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

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

By |April 5th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]