In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken covers growth stage progress, insects and diseases to be on the lookout for, and what this weed pressure will mean for next year.
In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken warns not to let looks fool you when comparing early planted corn and the June planted corn. While the early corn has height, most of it is lacking in evenness, Ken covers what that means for pest bosses. He also explains what fallow [...]
Ken touches on a lot of topics in this week's Boots In The Field Report. He starts with a report on percent planted, then covers keeping fields clean, row crop cultivating, rootworm floats, and the effect of heat on this short corn.
Ken talks weeds in prevent plant fields, stand evaluation and replant in marginal fields, and sightings of yellow corn and beans in this week's Boots In The Field Report.
Ken hits on a lot of topics in this week's Boots In The Field Report but the main focus is not throwing in the towel too soon. There is a lot of growing season left and farmers need to bring their A-game. He talks what to do with population for both corn [...]
Ken Ferrie focuses on two things in this week's Boots In The Field Report: 1. In the scramble to get this crop in, don't drop the ball on fields that did get planted. Never walk away from a growing crop. 2. Farmers have some tough decisions to make, but they need to [...]
With the window for planting getting tight, Ken Ferrie covers what farmers can do to get off to a good start even in challenging conditions. We can't control the weather but that means paying special attention to what we can control is even more important
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.
Once farmers get this crop in the ground, they will have to use all of their resources to hang onto their yield all the way to the finish line. Ken Ferrie talks about #plant19 and how later planting affects the need for starter and insecticide in this week's Boots In The Field [...]