Pre-Solstice Flowering-Why It Matters

By |June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Planting beans early to encourage pre-solstice flowering is focusing on adding more pods at the base of the plant. The pods need to be ½ inch or longer in length to make them more stable before the rows close to be able to hang onto those pods. Adding 2 pods per plant can [...]

Soybean Frost Replant Information

By |May 14th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Ken and crew grabbed some footage today to help growers evaluate marginal fields to see if replant is the best option. Beans in the I-80 corridor that had 4 nights of frost are causing calls about marginal bean fields leading to questions about replanting. The early planted beans come at a yield premium [...]

Boots In The Field Report April 17, 2021

By |April 17th, 2021|Categories: Boots In The Field, Corn|Tags: , , , , , |

To plant or not to plant that is the question! Ken lays out the risks of planting next week for both corn and beans. Farmers must know the risks involved for their own farms and weight it against the advantages. Many farmers will be coming to different decisions based on their own [...]

Boots In The Field Report August 5, 2020

By |August 5th, 2020|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report, Ken shares yield check numbers and pollination issues he is finding during field visits due to drought and wind damage. He covers why it is important to take note of how hybrids handled the heavy wind pressure and encourages growers with the option to [...]

Boots In The Field Report November 29, 2019

By |November 29th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , |

In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken Ferrie advises that you can't just dream of planting early beans, you have to put a plan in place to make it a reality. He walks through what conversations and plans need to be happening now. He also covers fall burn down questions [...]

Boots In The Field Report For August 9, 2019

By |August 13th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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