Ken talks weeds in prevent plant fields, stand evaluation and replant in marginal fields, and sightings of yellow corn and beans in this week's Boots In The Field Report.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Are You Ready? Ken Ferrie walks through how to tell if a field is ready to plant and how to move forward, aware of the consequences, when you have to push marginal conditions.
Once farmers get this crop in the ground, they will have to use all of their resources to hang onto their yield all the way to the finish line. Ken Ferrie talks about #plant19 and how later planting affects the need for starter and insecticide in this week's Boots In The Field [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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.
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 [...]
In response to the large number of questions coming in this week on this very topic, Ken talks about options for fixing ruts and erosion in no till and reduced till environments.