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.
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JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwc3JjJTNEJTI3aHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZwb2RvbWF0aWMuY29tJTJGZW1iZWQlMkZodG1sNSUyRmVwaXNvZGUlMkY4NTkyMDIwJTNGYXV0b3BsYXklM0R0cnVlJTI3JTIwaGVpZ2h0JTNEJTI3MjA4JTI3JTIwd2lkdGglM0QlMjc3MjglMjdmcmFtZWJvcmRlciUzRCUyNzAlMjclMjBtYXJnaW5oZWlnaHQlM0QlMjcwJTI3JTIwbWFyZ2lud2lkdGglM0QlMjcwJTI3JTIwc2Nyb2xsaW5nJTNEJTI3bm8lMjclMjBhbGxvd2Z1bGxzY3JlZW4lM0UlM0MlMkZpZnJhbWUlM0U= Ken looks into yield data that shows just how close some fields got to giving up parts of this years crop due to drought stress. He also discusses the replant numbers that are coming in, as well as some advice about on-farm storage use. Ken issues a warning about crown rot, already [...]
Ken gives an update on what has been called in for yield reports in our testing area. Strong yields in both corn and beans coming in, but for most areas still 10-20 bushel less for farm averages than they saw in 2014. Also getting some reports of 4-16% damage on corn, [...]
This week’s Boots in The Field Report is done by Isaac Ferrie. He starts the podcast giving an update on the bean growth stages and what to be scouting. He also mentions to be on the lookout for SDS and White Mold spots in the field, to avoid surprises later in the season. Isaac also [...]
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 [...]
In this week's Boots in the Field Report Ken covers crops from Illinois to Iowa with a focus on how to deal with these bean fields. With harvest getting a start Ken talks about what farmers might have to do to get this bean crop harvested and the need to do push tests [...]
This week’s Boots In The Field Report is packed with information on timely topics for the 2015 crop in Central Illinois. Some of the hot topics Ken covers includes: the current pollination state, pollination issues with insects and hybrids, corn disease showing in area fields, white mold issues, a sudden death update, a [...]
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!