In the first Boots In The Field Report podcast of 2020, Ken tackles the question of hybrid selection. He lays out a process for selecting the right hybrid for each specific field and advises that even though it takes time and effort, the results show up in ROI. He commends growers that [...]
In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken covers growth stage progress, insects and diseases to be on the lookout for, and what this weed pressure will mean for next year.
In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken warns not to let looks fool you when comparing early planted corn and the June planted corn. While the early corn has height, most of it is lacking in evenness, Ken covers what that means for pest bosses. He also explains what fallow [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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