Equipment

The Multi-Function Adjuvant?

The Multi-Function Adjuvant?

Chad is getting ready to spray and will be trialing a new adjuvant from Spraytec called Fulltec. Like a Swiss army knife of adjuvants, the multi-function spray adjuvant claims to be a drift retardant, a pH adjuster, a defoamer, a water conditioner, and a lot more at a low use rate. Chad is going to put it to the test and will check back in later this season with the results.

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WEBINAR: ONE THING THIS SPRING

WEBINAR: ONE THING THIS SPRING

The XtremeAg team will each discuss a problem, solution, big idea, new technology, area of focus, or new methodology they’re implementing this spring. Our industry expert presenter will be Robb Dedman of Ultimate Ag Consulting. As usual, Robb and the XA guys will be accessible for questions, explanations, and deeper dives into the subject matter during this interactive event. Join us for insights and inspiration to make your farm prosper!

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Perfecting Practices Learned in 2021

Perfecting Practices Learned in 2021

Kevin Matthews is always looking for a way to improve upon how he does what he does on his North Carolina farming operation. In 2021 he implemented changes in how he plants, how he sprays, and how he harvests. Looking ahead to crop year 2022, he discusses how he’ll perfect his newly implemented changes. Remember, if you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always gotten. And that simply won’t do for an XtremeAg producer!

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Late Season Boost

Late Season Boost

Dan went early with his first fungicide pass in early July, so now he is out doing a second application with some added fertility from Nachurs in mid August. Building kernel weight and depth is his focus now for the rest of the season.

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Air or Ground. Kelly talks about his choice.

Air or Ground. Kelly talks about his choice.

Kelly talks about ground versus air applications and the foliar feeding products he is incorporating into his latest Veltyma fungicide application, including products from Nachurs, and AgXplore.

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Solubor's Solubility

Solubor's Solubility

Every farmer knows that solubility is extremely important when tank mixing different products. In this video, Kevin addresses all the characteristics he likes, including the solubility of Solubor from US Borax as he prepares his sprayer.

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Tar spot to the south

Tar spot to the south

There is tar spot reports just south of Dan's farm and he is moving the timing of his spray application of BASF''s Veltyma as well as OnWard from AgXplore to VT now. Dan talks about the application details.

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Will it Blend? Will it Boost Yields?

Will it Blend? Will it Boost Yields?

Kelly has been farming for nearly three decades so when he finds something new to try, it can get pretty exciting. This time he is Y-Dropping a solution of his Plant Food fertilizer with a mix of urea and water soluble potash. The mix has stayed in solution and now we will see what kind of yield response it delivers.

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How to Mitigate crop stress by Making the plant think it is hungry?

How to Mitigate crop stress by Making the plant think it is hungry?

The very dry season in western, Iowa makes it the the perfect year for really putting stress mitigation applications to the test. Kelly is doing just that with a new set of Y-Drops from 360 Yield Center and a solution Agricen's Extract. Kelly explains how Extract works to mitigate stress by forcing more root mass.

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