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.
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.
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.
Kelly is pushing his soybeans to a new level this season as he is trialing numerous soybean populations to see how it changes yields. In this quick video he discusses the various populations and the rationale behind his decision.
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.
Kelly has been dodging the wet weather trying to get his Hefty 1.1 and 1.3 variety beans in the ground as soon as possible. Soil temps are in the 50's and cold weather is on the way. But, Kelly is not as concerned as he would have been in past seasons since he he treated then with BASF's 4-way fungicide protection product. He is also putting an in-furrow combo of Rhizolizer® Duo from Locus Ag Solutions and Vertex-IF from TerraMax.
Kevin is taking on his drainage issues with a new installation of drain tile from ADS (Advanced Drainage Systems). In this video, he shows a new slit design of drainage tile that eliminates the need for using a sock to keep fines from clogging the pipe.
Chad Henderson is a student of farming. He is always putting his test acres through rigorous conditions and new applications to see how the crop performs. So, when XtremeAg partner, Agroliquid, stopped by Chad's place to talk about some test plots they wanted him to run this year, well...it was pretty much a no-brainer. Here is what Chad will be looking at this year from Agroliquid.
Dan comes up with some of his best ideas on rainy days. Today he has enlisted the help of his son to test the connections and flow rates of his planter's fertility system. Better to find a problem in the shop than in the field.