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
Ken does a special mid-week Boots In The Field Report to prepare farmers for the predicted weather this weekend. He covers why he is concerned and the possible outcomes if the forecast is correct.
In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken covers increased aphid pressures in June planted corn, the importance of knowing where your physoderma brown spot fields are for harvest order, if your rootworm pressure is getting around your traits for next year's corn on corn fields and what we 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. [...]