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Boots In The Field Report September 17, 2019

By |September 17th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In this week's Boots In The Field Report, Ken covers tough conditions in Ohio, his prediction on which fields won't make black layer, and warns that the size of the yield hit due to Top Kill will be determined by how close the field is to black layer. He also advises the [...]

Boots In The Field Report September 12, 2019

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

In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken covers the need for sunshine and encourages pest teams to watch how their soybean fields are turning, indicating that if it is turning unevenly then there is a need to figure out why. He also reports on increased Goss's wilt, Tar Spot and [...]

Late Season Nitrogen Evaluations

By |September 6th, 2019|Categories: Corn|Tags: , , , |

Matt Duesterhaus walks us through some treatments from the 2019 Corn College Nitrogen plots and talks about analyzing nitrogen programs late in the season. Late season scouting doesn’t tell the whole story, but it may help make future adjustments to your N program to maximize the grain-fill period. [...]

Boots In The Field Report September 4, 2019

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken covers tar spot movement, an increase of Northern Leaf Blight and Common Rust showing up, and reports of tip and ear mold present. He shares some positive news on the corn aphid front but warns about keeping an eye out for them in [...]

Aphid Outbreak: Late Planted Corn and Aphid Concerns

By |August 27th, 2019|Categories: Corn, Insects, Pest Managment|Tags: , , , , , , |

Aphid Outbreak: Late Planted Corn and Aphid Concerns High numbers of aphids are being reported, especially in late planted corn fields. Watch this videos as Isaac Ferrie takes us through the management considerations of where to look, when to spray and when it is too late. [...]

Boots In The Field Report August 26, 2019

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken recaps his farm visits this week from the Blue Mound area all the way up to Canada. Ken covers what the pest bosses need to be on the lookout for and what the crop conditions and outlooks are in Canada. [...]

Boots In The Field Report August 19, 2019

By |August 19th, 2019|Categories: Boots In The Field|Tags: , , , |

In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken covers how this crop is shaping up in comparison to last year, tips for doing your own yield estimates, and a warning about the exploding aphid populations. He also covers the nitrogen deficiencies he is seeing in corn and the stink bug sightings [...]

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 [...]