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Boots In The Field Report November 1, 2023

By |November 1st, 2023|Categories: Agronomic Minute|

The rain events are creating some delay for harvest and tillage work and but it also brought lower soil temperatures to get growers closer to safer anhydrous application conditions. While more often growers are concerned in dry falls about sealing for anhydrous, Ken Ferrie warns that too much moisture can create smearing [...]

Boots In The Field Report October 13, 2023

By |October 13th, 2023|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this Boots In The Field Report Ken Ferrie reports on initial review of soybean plot data that came out this week. He advises that the research crew will have to look at a lot of variables: planting dates, varieties, maturities, row spacing, rainfall timing, rainfall amount, tillage, use of covers and [...]

Boots In The Field Report September 28, 2023

By |September 28th, 2023|Categories: Boots In The Field|

Join us for this week’s episode of Boots in The Field Report with Ken Ferrie, where he provides a plot and harvest update that's both informative and timely. Ken dives into the ongoing issue of lime shortages that some growers are grappling with. Furthermore, Ken underscores the importance of keeping a close [...]

Boots In The Field Report September 21, 2023

By |September 21st, 2023|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field report Ken covers why it is more important than usual this year to calibrate the yield monitor to make sure growers are capturing spatially accurate yield maps. These dry years can give clues to where perched water tables and sand lenses are located out in [...]

Boots In The Field Report September 1, 2023

By |September 1st, 2023|Categories: Boots In The Field|

In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken Ferrie covers reasons for seeing so much top die back in the corn. 1. Disease issues like anthracnose top kill will be on sporadic plants in the field, show black spores on outside of stalk on full dead plants, and behind the leaf [...]

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