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Will There Be Ag Input Shortages?

Will There Be Ag Input Shortages?

Supply chains the world over have been majorly disrupted since governments began shutting down economies and transit in Spring of 2020. Agriculture has not been excepted from these disruptions — from meat processing to paper goods shortages, we’ve been impacted. But what about Ag inputs — the very goods we require to grow crops and feed the world? Will we have what we need? Right or wrong, many of our ingredients for fertility and chemistry products derive from Asia and that could be — in fact it already is — a big problem. Tommy Roach of NACHURS and XtremeAg co-founder Kelly Garrett discuss strategies to manage input shortages.

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No-Till Wheat Planter Set-up

No-Till Wheat Planter Set-up

Following behind his combines with the no-till wheat planter, Lee Lubbers walks through the no-till wheat set-up that he uses to ensure seed to soil contact in heavy residue.

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How Much Yield Are You Losing in the Turn Rows?

How Much Yield Are You Losing in the Turn Rows?

This is our first year where we operated two of our sprayers with all-wheel steering, and the difference in crop damage caused by sprayer tracks has been eye-opening, to say the least.

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A Soil Health Journey

A Soil Health Journey

Kelly talks with Netafim's Tim Wolf about how his entire perspective on soil health, nutrients, fertility and biologicals has changed over the last 5 years since first installing drip irrigation on his farm. More than just water, Kelly has used the system to alter PH and improve the soil environment dramatically. The results show in the higher yields he has attained since installing his systems.

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Profiting By Utilizing By-Products On Your Farm

Profiting By Utilizing By-Products On Your Farm

Terms like “by-product” and “waste” have a negative connotation. But they shouldn’t! As Ag producers become more scrutinized and even regulated on environmental impact, we have an opportunity to showcase our “green” contribution while enhancing the black on our bottom line. One method to do this is by utilizing by products as fertility enhancements on our farms. Kelly Garrett explains how he capitalizes on free lime and free time while keeping the pH levels on his property where they need to be and saving big money too.

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Seed To Soil Contact in No-Till Fields

Seed To Soil Contact in No-Till Fields

No-till farming creates an improved soil environment that is rich with biological activity all year long, but it also adds a blanket of residue that can make planting a challenge at times. Lee shows us what is happening underneath his layer of residue and discusses technique for ensuring seed to soil contact in a no-till environment.

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Pentair Hypro Spray Tips

 

CHOOSING THE RIGHT SPRAY TIPS AND SETTINGS 

Sponsored by Pentair Hypro

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Nick Fleitz, agronomist from Pentair Hypro stops by to talk with Kevin about his spray tips, maintenance, best practices and spray settings for his fungicide applications.  

 

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Managing Personalities, Strengths & Weaknesses 

Managing Personalities, Strengths & Weaknesses 

When your farm operates as a "one man band” you wear every hat, but as your operation expands you quickly realize the need to prioritize responsibilities based personality, interest, or aptitude. Nobody can be an expert at everything. Generally, some of us love production, while others of us gravitate to the business side of farming. Stuart Sanderson of Henderson Farms explains how their operation divides responsibilities for a success and harmony. And, no, “harmony” doesn’t mean a lack of disagreement!

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Understanding & Navigating Crop Input Price Increases

Understanding & Navigating Crop Input Price Increases

Inflation is upon us, now the only question is: For how long and how much will prices keep accelerating? This is a challenge for every business, especially production Agriculture, which operates on thin margins and involves the acquisition and application of a lot of expensive inputs. To successfully navigate the pricing turmoil, you need to know why prices are increasing and strategies to employ to guarantee you have the inputs you need come spring. This is a panel discussion featuring a manufacturer, retailer, and farmer — Darla Huff with Advanced Drainage Systems, Jon Gilbert with Agtegra, and Lee Lubbers of Lubbers Farms.

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Kevin's Spray Tips "Tips"

Kevin's Spray Tips "Tips"

Nick Fleitz, agronomist from Pentair Hypro stops by to talk with Kevin about his spray tips, maintenance, best practices and spray settings for his fungicide applications.

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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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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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MEET OUR XTREMEAG FARMERS

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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Chad Henderson

Alabama State Corn Record Holder
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Lee Lubbers

2014 Top Producer of the Year
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Dan Luepkes

NCGA Illinois State Corn Winner
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Kevin Matthews

NCGA State Record Holder
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Matt Miles

Arkansas State Record Holder
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Melissa Yocum

Independent Business Consultant
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XtremeAg will be sharing its collective knowledge and methods of how to overcome Xtreme challenges of the environment, equipment, technology, and even products. XtremeAg provides you real-time content from real farmers as the season progresses.

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XtremeAg’s goal is to help its peers by openly sharing their accumulated knowledge around pursuing profitability and success.

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Get access to all the member content, tools and resources of XtremeAg for 1 year:
  • Learn about the products, timing, applications, mix ratios, strategies, equipment and more that the XtremeAg team uses in their daily operation.
  • Access to the Private Member Website Community.
  • Access to Real Time Content from the XtremeAg team as the season progresses.
  • Learn from the XtremeAg team as they share insights on hundreds of topics relevant to your farm’s success including soil and tissue sampling, new products, product trials, data analysis, equipment reviews, equipment set-up, seed selection, fertilizer ratios and mixes, fertility, planting populations, cover crops, biologicals, micro and macro nutrient applications, irrigation, tillage techniques, problem solving and much more.
  • Full-Access to tutorial, product and field report videos and articles focused on providing you with the right information to make decisions that increase ROI on your farm.
  • Free Subscription to Successful Farming (subject to qualify). 
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Silver

Get the complete XtremeAg team working for you this season with 1 year of full access to content and complete one-one-one support for your farming operation:
  • One-on-One Q&A with the XtremeAg.farm team about your farming operations.
  • Access to the Private Member Website Community.
  • Access to the XtremeAg member Facebook group.
  • Access to Real Time Content from the XtremeAg team as the season progresses.
  • Learn from the XtremeAg team as they share insights on hundreds of topics relevant to your farm’s success including soil and tissue sampling, new products, product trials, data analysis, equipment reviews, equipment set-up, seed selection, fertilizer ratios and mixes, fertility, planting populations, cover crops, biologicals, micro and macro nutrient applications, irrigation, tillage techniques, problem solving and much more.
  • Full-Access to tutorial, product and field report videos and articles focused on providing you with the right information to make decisions that increase ROI on your farm.
  • Full-Access to product trial Information and results.
  • Regular webinars on a wide range of topics that are relevant to increasing your farm’s ROI.
  • Access to XtremeAg.farm crop and marketing plans.
  • Free Subscription to Successful Farming (subject to qualify).
  • Exclusive invite to the Q&A session and welcome reception at the 2021 Ag PhD field day.
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