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Boots in the Field Report Oct. 9th

By |October 13th, 2015|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , |

Good fall weather leads to good seedbed prep This week Ken talks about doing seedbed preparations while the weather is cooperating. He discusses perfect fall weather and shares strip-till and vertical tillage tips. Ken also gives an update on what he is seeing in the fungicide and nitrogen plots in Il. [...]

Boots In The Field Report for July 31st

By |July 31st, 2015|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

While the weather was good this week, Ken talks about some of the issues we are facing in our corn and bean crops in Central Illinois. This week’s Boots In The Field Report will cover white mold, SDS, frog eye, and insect damage in our soybeans. In the corn fields Ken covers dealing [...]

Boots in the Field Report June 19th

By |June 19th, 2015|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Be On The Lookout!

By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: Insects, Soybean|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Nutrient deficiencies to be looking for in your corn: Nitrogen Deficiency is seen where inadequate nitrogen is used or the nitrogen is lost by leaching or denitrification. Evaluating nitrogen deficiency late in the season, it is important to note if the plant is still suffering from the deficiency. If the [...]