Making adjustments in your crop rotation due to the market? In this week’s episode Ken covers things to think about when making the switch and advises to have a goal in mind when making equipment upgrades.
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken shares plot data to help illustrate major factors in choosing the right nitrogen program for a field and a hybrid. He demonstrates how interconnected population and N rate should be and how hybrid characteristics play into timing and placement. [...]
Think of reviewing your yield maps like reviewing game day footage. You have to know what went right and what went wrong in the last game if you hope to improve for the next one. Check out this week’s Boots In The Field report as Ken breaks down how to do a [...]
Ken warns that blanket populations across an entire farm is not how you mitigate risk. He walks through how to pick the right population per farm and per zone in this week’s Boots In The Field Report. Ken recommends starting with the usable water holding capacity of the soil under your current [...]
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken covers an opportunity the dry winter is offering growers to set themself up for success next season. Current abnormally dry conditions are allowing growers to get some of next spring’s leveling done this winter. Getting level this winter has the added benefit of [...]
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken talks about how to evaluate if you need to treat your beans, why early season scouting reports have value now, and he warns growers not to throw hybrids out of their line-up for next year just because of a disappointing yield in 2020. [...]
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken encourages growers to make use of the dry fall weather for field work, but warns it could create issues for applying anhydrous. He also list options for taking care of the increased weed seed from major weed escapes this year that can haunt [...]
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken sits down with Matt Duesterhaus, Crop-Tech Consulting research agronomist in Quincy, IL, to talk over how the season went in his area and some of the preliminary plot results.
In this week’s podcast Ken covers the crop report, adjusting for header loss and dives deep on results coming in from the Fixed/Flexed plots. He shares the consensus locally is that the crop looked bigger from the combine than it did in the elevator and reminds growers doing vertical tillage that they [...]
In this week's Boots in The Field Report Ken covers yield reports, including 245 bu June corn, as well as some interesting bean plot results. He also warns about watching stalk quality and increased header loss in the dry areas.