Ken covers how the April planted crops are faring, warns to be on the lookout for bean leaf beetle, cutworm, and wireworm, and shares what nitrates moving to the second foot means for the carbon penalty. Perfect Storm Video
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Ken gives a recap of planting progress across our testing area in Illinois. He has received a lot of calls concerning this weekend’s frost and covers what that means for both corn and beans. Ken talks about the added dangers of frosted crops in saturated soil and cautions against applying your post herbicide [...]
This week Isaac Ferrie tackles the topic of adjusting Nitrogen programs after all the rain in Central Illinois. He stresses the importance of oxygen in the root zone and the key role nitrates play in making sure you have enough Nitrogen in the tank to finish out the crop. Isaac also walks through items to [...]
This week’s Boots in the Field Report covers: hatching and scouting of Rootworms and Corn Borer, pushing soybean planting populations due to the rain delays, and the importance of keeping on top of nitrate levels!