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Late Season Greens

Late Season Greens

Keeping the nutrients going into the plant late in the season is key to getting the most out of plant potential right up to harvest. Dan shows us what he looks for in his corn plants just before harvest and discusses his thoughts on keeping the plant green late into the season.

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Turning Bad into Good

Turning Bad into Good

Dan is a big fan of taking poor performing land and turning it into some of his best performing land. He has done it before and he is at it again this year. The first step is to get the drainage situation straightened out.

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Soybean Trial Overview

Soybean Trial Overview

Melissa provides an overview of the last soybean field trial before they roll the combines in. She shows us the clear differences between the untreated check and the treated plot and talks about the management of the treated field.

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Melissa Has Some Purple Corn. How about you?

Melissa Has Some Purple Corn. How about you?

Melissa has seen a lot of corn over the years but this one is a little different. She's got purple roots, and purple stalks on some of her corn this year. Is it just a case of 2020?

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The Cost of High Yield Corn on Soybeans

The Cost of High Yield Corn on Soybeans

Kelly has been focusing on driving higher corn yields every year and it has paid off in both ROI and 4 straight NCGA Iowa yield titles. But, unforeseen was the effect his higher yields and no-till operation would have on soybean emergence the following spring.

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Dan is Making a Waterway

Dan is Making a Waterway

Dan is taking some time to address some drainage issues on a few of his fields with a waterway. Dan uses his own equipment to make it more cost effective and to get it done in a timely manner.

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The ROI of Aftermarket Concaves

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Matt takes a closer look at the ROI of aftermarket concaves with a few in-field tests comparing OEM Concaves with the new high performance XPR2 Concaves. He looks at yield loss, combine speed and overall ROI.

 

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Featured Member Content


Prevent Bearing Burnout With The Right Return Elevator Chain Settings

Prevent Bearing Burnout With The Right Return Elevator Chain Settings

Dan shows us a simple way to free wheel the elevator chain on his John Deere 9770 combine without needing to turn the entire machine. He also uses the opportunity to show how he sets his return elevator chain drive to prevent bearing burnout by reducing torque on the drive.

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Finding Your Combine's Grain Loss Trouble Areas

Finding Your Combine's Grain Loss Trouble Areas

Grain loss can add up to money lost for farmers. There are a number of different areas on a combine where grain loss can occur. In This member video, Kevin performs a power-stop Loss check in his S680. He talks combine settings and shows us all of the different places he checks for grain loss starting with the area right under the head and moving back. Find the problem areas and keep that money in your pocket, not in your field.

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Member Video: Matt's Grain Bin Loop System

Member Video: Matt's Grain Bin Loop System

Proper grain storage can create a lot of on-farm efficiencies, but Matt has taken that to a new level with his innovative grain bin loop system. Matt developed the system as a way to move grain around from bin to bin without the use of augers and trucks. Proper grain storage can create a lot of on-farm efficiencies, but Matt has taken that to a new level with his innovative grain bin loop system. Matt developed the system as a way to move grain around from bin to bin without the use of augers and trucks. In this video, Matt explains how he uses the system to manage moisture levels and improves the profitability of his grain storage operation.

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Member Video:  Finding and Managing Yield Limiting Corn Leaf Diseases

Member Video: Finding and Managing Yield Limiting Corn Leaf Diseases

Proactive crop management is essential to keeping crop diseases from becoming yield limiting or even yield-killing factors. In this member video, Kevin and Chad explain how to identify some of the more common corn leaf diseases including gray leaf spot, northern leaf blight, southern leaf blight, common and southern rust, and tar spot.

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Member Video: The Right Time To Apply Soybean Desiccants

Member Video: The Right Time To Apply Soybean Desiccants

Soybean desiccation can improve soybean harvest efficiency, but applying desiccants at the appropriate growth stage is key to success. Matt Miles, Robb Dedman and Kevin Matthews discuss their method for determining the right time to apply desiccants. In this member video, they discuss the importance of monitoring seed development and membrane detachment as a guide for maturity and desiccant application.

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Member Video: What Kelly Has Learned This Year

Member Video: What Kelly Has Learned This Year

Kelly Garrett takes some time to reflect on some his key learnings this year and shares the knowledge he has learned. From plant available nutrients, to growing profitable carbon to turning profits with carbon credits, to plant chelation and growth regulators, Kelly unloads it all in this member video.

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XTremeAg Topics



Member Article: Is your N Sputtering? Start your Soil Engine.

Member Article: Is your N Sputtering? Start your Soil Engine.

As the calendar turned to July and the heat turned on, most people look to the pool to cool off from the summer heat, but Kelly and I looked to his tissue samples to see what his high yield corn is needing to handle the heat. One of those key items we are studying in the mid-July heat is where his Nitrogen is at for his contest corn.

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Member Article: The Right Irrigation Attitude

Member Article: The Right Irrigation Attitude

I’m not going to tell you that being able to control your water delivery doesn’t help you sleep better at night, because it does. But irrigation is far from the “sure thing” some think it is, and it often ends up exposing your other more serious yield limiting factors.

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Crop Insurance: A Make or Break Decision

Crop Insurance: A Make or Break Decision

Crop insurance can be complicated and a make or break decision for your farm. With so many options are available, how do you make your decisions?

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Tutorial Videos

Prevent Bearing Burnout With The Right Return Elevator Chain Settings

Prevent Bearing Burnout With The Right Return Elevator Chain Settings

Dan shows us a simple way to free wheel the elevator chain on his John Deere 9770 combine without needing to turn the entire machine. He also uses the opportunity to show how he sets his return elevator chain drive to prevent bearing burnout by reducing torque on the drive.

Read full story

Finding Your Combine's Grain Loss Trouble Areas

Finding Your Combine's Grain Loss Trouble Areas

Grain loss can add up to money lost for farmers. There are a number of different areas on a combine where grain loss can occur. In This member video, Kevin performs a power-stop Loss check in his S680. He talks combine settings and shows us all of the different places he checks for grain loss starting with the area right under the head and moving back. Find the problem areas and keep that money in your pocket, not in your field.

Read full story

Member Video:  Finding and Managing Yield Limiting Corn Leaf Diseases

Member Video: Finding and Managing Yield Limiting Corn Leaf Diseases

Proactive crop management is essential to keeping crop diseases from becoming yield limiting or even yield-killing factors. In this member video, Kevin and Chad explain how to identify some of the more common corn leaf diseases including gray leaf spot, northern leaf blight, southern leaf blight, common and southern rust, and tar spot.

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Product Videos

Leave Nothing on the Field

Leave Nothing on the Field

In sports they tell you to leave it all on the field. In farming the goal is to leave nothing on the field. Kelly's field was hit hard by the derecho earlier this summer and final yield totals suffered greatly as a result.

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Kelly's Wheat Seed Treatment

Kelly's Wheat Seed Treatment

Kelly talks about his winter wheat program and the TerraMax treatment that he is using this year.

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Can You Improve Bean Emergence With Your Combine Head?

Can You Improve Bean Emergence With Your Combine Head?

As a no-till operation, one of the challenges Kelly has always had is getting his early beans to emerge through the thick layer of residue left behind from the previous year’s corn crop. This year, he thinks he may have found a fix for that issue.

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Field Reports

Late Season Greens

Late Season Greens

Keeping the nutrients going into the plant late in the season is key to getting the most out of plant potential right up to harvest. Dan shows us what he looks for in his corn plants just before harvest and discusses his thoughts on keeping the plant green late into the season.

Read full story

Turning Bad into Good

Turning Bad into Good

Dan is a big fan of taking poor performing land and turning it into some of his best performing land. He has done it before and he is at it again this year. The first step is to get the drainage situation straightened out.

Read full story

Soybean Trial Overview

Soybean Trial Overview

Melissa provides an overview of the last soybean field trial before they roll the combines in. She shows us the clear differences between the untreated check and the treated plot and talks about the management of the treated field.

Read full story


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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1-year access to valuable tools and resources including:
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Upcoming Events

Corn Warriors TV Show

Currently Airing Online & RFD TV
Featuring Dan Luepkes and Melissa Yocum

The Podfather

Airing Online & RFD TV in 2021
Featuring Matt Miles

Ag PhD Radio

Airing Weekdays on Rural Radio SiriusXM 147
Regularly featuring the XtremeAg team

 

Commodity Classic

March 4-6, 2021 | San Antonio, TX

 

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