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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 March 12, 2019

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

This week Ken tackles the difference in zone vs grid soil testing. Today's technology is ever increasing, in the amount and accuracy of data layers farmer have access to when making management decisions. Variability within the field can accurately be mapped and a proper soil testing program should respect and incorporate this [...]

Boots In The Field Report for April 20th

By |April 20th, 2018|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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Boots In The Field Report for June 2nd

By |June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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Hoe Before You Know

By |May 11th, 2017|Categories: Corn|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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Boots In The Field Report October 16th

By |October 16th, 2015|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ken reminds us about the importance of full shatter in this week’s Boots in the Field report.  While the nice weather is allowing us to get our tillage done, it is calling for more horsepower in our tillage to get complete shatter in the dry ground. Ken also reminds us to make sure [...]

Boots In the Field Report September 18th

By |September 18th, 2015|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ken gives a yield report as people call in yield averages, indicating the crop is bigger than he expected. Ken also covers things to think about when making your harvest plan and what to do about the weed escapes this fall.

Boots In The Field Report September 11th

By |September 11th, 2015|Categories: Boots In The Field, Corn|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Ken reports on yields coming in and gives some advice on creating a harvesting plan. He also stresses the importance of calibrating your yield monitor to make sure we are getting all the information we can use to improve the farming operation moving forward.