With wheels starting to roll on the spring 2020 season, Ken reminds growers that 80% of the compaction that causes issues comes from the 1st tillage pass in the spring. He also covers a real-life example of how the 4Rs playout when weather and conditions turn against you. [...]
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.
In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken covers why you might see more brown silk spraying next year and what your options are for getting anhydrous on for next year.
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Ken gives his last Boots in the Field Report of 2015. He recaps the hand shelling day and gives advice for those that have fields that missed the tillage window. Look out in December/January for the return of Technology Tuesday and Agronomy Thursday.
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report, Isaac covers a few timely reminders as we finish the harvest. Including weather, tillage, inhibitors, and weed management.
Ken gives a teaser on some data that came out of the plots this week as well as advice on getting tillage done in dry soil. To See the video of Ken evaluating an inline ripper click the link below. Evaluating Proper Depth For Running An Inline Ripper
Ken reminds us about the importance of full shatter in this week’s Boots in the Field report. While the nice weather is allowing us to get our tillage done, it is calling for more horsepower in our tillage to get complete shatter in the dry ground. Ken also reminds us to make sure [...]