Farming

Keeping fertility Rates up with Less Product?

Keeping fertility Rates up with Less Product?

After doing a total soil digestibility test, Kelly and Mike were surprised to see the amount of fertility that was in their soil. They don’t need more fertility, they need more availability. That is why they are experimenting with a sort of "fertility enhancer" from Sound Ag.

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UNSTRATIFYING YOUR NUTRIENTS

UNSTRATIFYING YOUR NUTRIENTS

Water, oxygen and biology help break down and move nutrients into the root zone for uptake by plants. But it is not always a free flow of nutrients throughout the soil, in fact it is often not. So how do you get the nutrients that are below the root zone into the root zone and into the plant? Kelly and Mike talk about how they are "unstratifying their nutrients" with some help from Concept Agritek's Shaun Guthmiller.

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Farming Practices That Could Make You Money In Other Marketplaces

Farming Practices That Could Make You Money In Other Marketplaces

Kelly talks about the practices he is doing on his farm that make him money in the carbon marketplace. He also talks with Mariah from Truterra about the other marketplace opportunities besides carbon credits that are coming down the pike soon.

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Seaweed As A Crop Input?

Seaweed As A Crop Input?

You probably didn’t realize this, but seaweed has been utilized as a crop input for 40 or 50 years in some specialty crop production systems. Now, seaweed’s benefits are being discovered and put to work in commodity cropping systems. In short, seaweed helps crops because it thrives in cold, dark, salty environments and it’s good at it — kelp has been in the oceans for millennia! Brian Cornelius, Director of Applied Sciences with Agricen explains the stress mitigation benefits of seaweed.

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Webinar: Stress Mitigation For Higher Yields

Webinar: Stress Mitigation For Higher Yields

Protecting your plants from stress— or preparing your plants to better tolerate stress — has a big payoff. In our latest member webinar, we cover stress mitigation products and, more importantly, practices.

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All Charged Up

All Charged Up

Temple Rhodes has noticed a big difference in his corn field over a matter of just 20 rows. One area has green foliage below the ear, and one doesn't. Same field. Same hybrid. So what made the difference?

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Can Temple Get Bigger Beans Before It is Too Late?

Can Temple Get Bigger Beans Before It is Too Late?

Temple Rhodes is at R5 and it's late in the season. What can he do at this point to increase bean size in the final stretch? He talks about strategies with Robb Dedman and AgXplore's Drew Parker.

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When Too Much Residue Impedes Soybean Emergence

When Too Much Residue Impedes Soybean Emergence

Being no-till presents emergence problems for soybeans following high yield corn with massive amounts of stalk residue. Mike Evans of Integrated Ag Solutions and Garrett Land and Cattle explains the challenges faced and lessons learned with this year’s soybean crop planted into high residue acres.

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INSIDE THE SECRET LAB

INSIDE THE SECRET LAB

Ok, maybe it is not a big secret, but it is the location where Chad tests some of his scientific and not so scientific theories over the years. Working with the local extension agency, Chad has learned more than any school could ever teach him in this field.

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