In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken Ferrie advises that you can't just dream of planting early beans, you have to put a plan in place to make it a reality. He walks through what conversations and plans need to be happening now. He also covers fall burn down questions [...]
In this edition of Boots In the Field Report Ken gives the harvest report for this week as growers are dragging their operation across the finish line of #harvest19. He also previews some of the data from plots that came out this week.
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 [...]
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 [...]