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Boots In The Field Report April 23, 2021

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Ken advises to keep an eye out on corn following the April snow to make sure it does not leaf out under ground and to check wheat for frost damage. He also warns growers to make sure they are checking on their prepaid glyphosate order to see if the shortage will cause [...]

Boots In The Field Report April 17, 2021

By |April 17th, 2021|Categories: Boots In The Field, Corn|Tags: , , , , , |

To plant or not to plant that is the question! Ken lays out the risks of planting next week for both corn and beans. Farmers must know the risks involved for their own farms and weight it against the advantages. Many farmers will be coming to different decisions based on their own [...]

Boots In The Field Report March 11, 2021

By |March 11th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Sins of Spring presentation has caused a lot of questions about how a tillage system with TWO compaction layers (shallow and deep) was beating one with only one deep layer and how a vertical format was beating them both by quite a margin. In this in-depth Boots In The Field Report, [...]

Boots In The Field Report January 12, 2021

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In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken shares plot data to help illustrate major factors in choosing the right nitrogen program for a field and a hybrid. He demonstrates how interconnected population and N rate should be and how hybrid characteristics play into timing and placement. [...]

Boots In The Field Report December 17, 2020

By |December 17th, 2020|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , |

Ken warns that blanket populations across an entire farm is not how you mitigate risk. He walks through how to pick the right population per farm and per zone in this week’s Boots In The Field Report. Ken recommends starting with the usable water holding capacity of the soil under your current [...]

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