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Three Southern Farmers In A Field with Lee Lubbers

Three Southern Farmers In A Field with Lee Lubbers

Matt Miles, Chad Henderson and Kevin Matthews pay a visit to Lee Lubbers farm in Gregory, South Dakota to take a look at his dry land corn and talk about field management practices, soil, product trials, and a whole lot more. The next best thing to being in the field with these 4 top growers is watching it on video.

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Soybean Desiccation: A hot knife through butter

Soybean Desiccation: A hot knife through butter

Soybean desiccation is not a standard practice in Kelly's part of the world, but that doesn't mean it should not be. Kelly has implemented a desiccation strategy this year on his soybeans and he is already seeing the benefits. In this member video, Kelly talks about soybean desiccation and top benefits he expects to see this fall.

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The Benefits Of Proper Fungicide Treatment In Soybeans

The Benefits Of Proper Fungicide Treatment In Soybeans

Kevin Matthews of Matthews Family Farms in Yadkinville, NC joins Dr. Ruhiyyih Young of BASF to discuss how to achieve great results with proper soybean fungicide treatment. Kevin’s approach to soybeans is all about maximizing daylight for maximum plant performance. Once you’ve got the timing worked out, fungicide application — and its proper timing— can set you on the path to higher yields.

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Soybean Desiccation: When, Why and How?

Soybean Desiccation: When, Why and How?

More and more farmers are utilizing desiccation to reduce loss and make for an easier harvest with less foreign matter going into the combine. Combine speeds can be increased as both weeds and the crop are dry. There are also some yield benefits with increased test weight according to those who are familiar with the practice. But, knowing when to desiccate is key to realizing all the benefits. Kevin explains his desiccation strategy and talks timing in this member video.

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Zinc, Copper, and What???  — Nutrient Management For High Yield Corn

Zinc, Copper, and What???  — Nutrient Management For High Yield Corn

In the old days if you wanted a bumper crop of corn, you sprayed copious amounts of Atrazine and put down a lot of nitrogen. While some farmers may think that’s still the game plan, Kevin Matthews attains record yielding corn with a different approach — he maximizes micronutrients with a big assist from the folks at Agroliquid. That company has multiple product corn fertility trials in place on Kevin’s North Carolina farm where he has 135 acres devoted to experimentation. Galynn Beer and Stephanie Zelinko from Agroliquid join Kevin to explain nutrient management and how to get huge bushels with efficient nutrient utilization.

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High Production Corn Plot

High Production Corn Plot

Layne Miles steps out of the combine for a few minutes to give us an up close look at his Integra 6811 trial plot.

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Van Wall Exactemerge planter Kelly Garrett

 

Meter, Disc and Seed Tube Maintenance and Settings for the JD ExactEmerge

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Scott Meldrum of Van Wall Equipment gives Kelly a detailed breakdown of the maintenance and common wear areas on the ExactEmerge planter seed meter and seed tube components. Scott discusses proper settings and maintenance checks to conduct before you head into the field, including disc and seal care, hub height, knockout wheels, seed sensors, brush belts and more. 

 

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In-Furrow and 4x4x4 Starter Mixes for Kevin's NCGA Plots

In-Furrow and 4x4x4 Starter Mixes for Kevin's NCGA Plots

Having won the NCGA state yield title 10+ times, Kevin knows a thing or two about growing high-yield corn. In this video, he is getting ready to plant his 2021 NCGA Netafim drip irrigated plots and breaks down the Nachurs and Concept Agritek products and mix ratios that he will be using in his 4x4x4 and in-furrow planter applications.

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Kevin Talks Tender (Trailers)

Kevin Talks Tender (Trailers)

Kevin takes a break from the planting action to give members a tour of his tender trailer set up and explains the strategy behind the design and placement of each component. He knows first hand that a more efficient tender trailer results in a more efficient planting season.

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Cutting The Curve: Going in Depth on ExactApply (PWM) Spray Systems

Cutting The Curve: Going in Depth on ExactApply (PWM) Spray Systems

Layne Miles is learning how to best use his new ExactApply sprayer and has a lot of questions. It's a complicated system, so Layne enlists the help of Chris Lander and Nathan King from Van Wall Equipment to discuss nozzle selection, running speeds, spray modes and a lot more. If you are using a PWM system like ExactApply, or are thinking about switching over form conventional sprayers, then tune in to this episode of Cutting The Curve as Layne asks the questions and gets the answers that you want to know.

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Planter Fertility System Check Points

Planter Fertility System Check Points

A few days away from planting corn, Kevin has his 24-row John Deere Planter all teed up and ready to roll. But first, he shows you his process of conducting a point-by point inspection and testing of his fertilizer delivery system before he gets in the field.

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Dan's Homemade Copper Sulfate Solubilizer

Dan's Homemade Copper Sulfate Solubilizer

In this video, Dan shares a unique way that he developed to solubilize Copper Sulfate before application. He utilizes the homemade method as a way to extend the coverage of his supply of copper sulfate when input prices are high and dry spreading is not feasible.

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Spray Rig Maintenance and The ExactApply System

Spray Rig Maintenance and The ExactApply System

Kelly Garrett and Nathan King from Van Wall Equipment walk though the maintenance requirements of the latest John Deere spray rig with ExactApply technology. In this video, they discuss maintenance recommendations and the unique features that differentiate ExactApply from the conventional spray systems, including the system's pulse width modulation technology.

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XtremeAg is a community of highly successful farmers from across the United States coming together to offer an Xtreme look into their personal farming operations through a unique website experience.

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Kelly Garrett

NCGA National Winner
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Alabama State Corn Record Holder
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Lee Lubbers

2014 Top Producer of the Year
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NCGA Illinois State Corn Winner
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