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Boots In The Field Report September 15, 2020

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In this week's Boots in The Field Report Ken recaps what he saw during farm visit for growers in the path of the derecho, how to tell the difference between southern rust and common rust, why it is important to know whether it is northern leaf blight or Goss's wilt in your [...]

Boots In The Field Report August 5, 2020

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In this week’s Boots In The Field Report, Ken shares yield check numbers and pollination issues he is finding during field visits due to drought and wind damage. He covers why it is important to take note of how hybrids handled the heavy wind pressure and encourages growers with the option to [...]

Boots In The Field Report July 28, 2020

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In this week’s podcast Ken gives a pollination report and details the difference between the April planted corn pollination window in comparison to the May planted corn. He advises growers when taking stand counts which ones they should only give half credit to get more realistic yield estimates. Ken also urges growers [...]

Boots In The Field Report July 17, 2020

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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 July 3, 2020

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In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken covers: brittle corn, excessive tillering, presence of cotton pith in stalks, and why corn fields might look tougher from the road. He also warns the dry areas about spider mites and suggest anybody looking at double crop beans check with their seed salesmen [...]