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Boots In The Field Report June 4, 2021

By |June 4th, 2021|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ken recaps the reports from the north on frost damage from the past weekend and a planting update from the Quincy area. The beans at the Corn College Campus are starting to flower and Ken warns growers with early planted beans to make sure they aren’t knocking off these early flowers with [...]

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 July 17, 2020

By |July 17th, 2020|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , |

As planting season fast approaches, Ken tackles a question he has gotten a lot this winter: Is my current nitrogen management program adequately address the carbon penalty. Ken also discuss the ever present debate of what the best source of nitrogen is. He works through the questions that can bring you to [...]

Boots In The Field Report April 12, 2019

By |April 12th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ken covers what he has been seeing this week as he drives fields with farmers. This week's report covers: filling in ruts, anhydrous application train-wrecks, wheel track compaction, and plan adjustments based on the weather pattern.

Boots In The Field Report for September 11th 2017

By |September 11th, 2017|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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Boots In The Field Report August 19th

By |August 19th, 2016|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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