In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken does a conference call with three growers in and near the storm path in Iowa to get a live update of the damage and harvest outlook.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
In this week's Boots In The Field Report Ken covers: carbon penalty and ugly corn syndrome, rootless corn and what you can do about it, what pest to be on the lookout for, trends he is seeing in nitrates, and reporting on early flowering beans. Corn Borer Video [...]
Ken gives a lot of practical advice in this video for how to determine not only if you should replant or not, but also where to set yield expectations for this fall. He also discusses what other pest scouts need to be on the lookout for and how that factors into decisions [...]