Boots In The Field Report July 15, 2022

By |July 15th, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken covers how quickly pollination is going, the increasing need to spray for silk clippings, why shorter corn might be a good thing come this fall, where tar spot has been reported and why even though it is later in the calendar year than last [...]

Boots In The Field Report July 7, 2022

By |July 7th, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken covers how we are progressing compared to normal, what to look for now before the corn tassels, and reminds growers about staying on top of aphids, spider mites, and rootworm. He also warns about fields showing resistance, which areas need to be on [...]

Boots In The Field Report July 1, 2022

By |July 1st, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken touches on fields recovering from wind and hail damage, explains why L1 hybrids will take the biggest hit, and reminds growers to never walk away from a growing crop, especially this year. He also warns growers in the dry areas to stop mowing [...]

Boots In The Field Report June 2, 2022

By |June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken covers nitrate levels, carbon penalty, cutworm, rootworm, and armyworm flights, and crop deficiencies showing up. He breaks down the difference in nitrogen, sulfur, and zinc deficiencies and how they present in the corn plant. Adding nitrogen to a sulfur deficiency can make the [...]

Boots In The Field Report May 18, 2022

By |May 18th, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken Ferrie reports the ground that didn’t get hoed but is struggling to get make it out of the ground might have to be hoed twice and that still might not be enough to help the plants break through the crust. Replant decisions need [...]

Boots In The Field Report May 4, 2022

By |May 4th, 2022|Categories: Boots In The Field|

Cold wet weather has brought planting progress to a crawl. In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken Ferrie warns growers about ground getting hard with recent rains causing planters to ride out of the ground and concern for crusting on crops already in the ground. He also covers how row [...]

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