Farming

Uptake! Getting Fertility Into The Plant

Uptake! Getting Fertility Into The Plant

As Fertilizer prices are high, farmers like Matt Miles are looking for ways to increase the effectiveness of their existing nutrients. We talk to Robbo Dedman from Ultimate Ag Consulting and James Paterson of Agrotech USA about increasing plant uptake availability, how it works? and why you need to understand what is happening in your soil?

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What is a health agent and does your crop need one?

What is a health agent and does your crop need one?

We've heard of secret agents and talent agents, but what is a plant health agent? And more importantly, do you really need one? Damian talks with Matt Miles and Trey Curtis from Concept Agritek about a 40 acre trial they are running with a new product called Bio Health that coats the plant with hundreds of different strains of bacteria and fungi that increases photosynthesis, respiration and keep the plant from having a a bad day.

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Farming On The Bay

Farming On The Bay

Temple Rhodes farms on Maryland’s eastern shore, operates a couple other business ventures, and he’s now contributing to XtremeAg. Throughout the season we’ll tune in to see what Mr. Rhodes is doing with fungicide treatments, seed plots, and micronutrient products to increase fertility uptake — a big issue for his geography. Because Temple farms in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, he’s under an environmental microscope. Enjoy meeting Temple and hear about how he runs his operation to “never become complacent.”

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The Corn Scout

The Corn Scout

Consultant Robbo Dedman and Layne Miles from Miles Farms are taking a closer look at their Integra 6811 corn plot at the v7-v8 stage. They are scouting for nutrient deficiencies, disease and any impediments to photosynthesis, as well as the xylem structure. The also talk about the next application steps for this crop.

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How Chad Plans to Get a 25% Boost in P This Season?

How Chad Plans to Get a 25% Boost in P This Season?

The availability of phosphorus to crops is more than just having phosphorus in the soil. Phosphorus deficiency symptoms include reduced growth and yield and delayed maturity. Matt Miles had a lot of success last season using a product called NutriCharge to increase P availability and uptake in some cases up to 25% more. Chad is giving it a try on his red soil this season.

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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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6 Products in Kelly's 2x2 Application

6 Products in Kelly's 2x2 Application

Kelly and Mike breakdown the what and why of their 2022 corn planting in-furrow program. From top to bottom, they talk about the products they are using and the reasons why.

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What's In Kelly's In-Furrow Program?

What's In Kelly's In-Furrow Program?

Kelly and Mike breakdown the what and why of their 2022 corn planting in-furrow program. From top to bottom, they talk about the products they are using and the reasons why.

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We're Trying to Be Really Efficient With Our In-Furrow Application

We're Trying to Be Really Efficient With Our In-Furrow Application

As a farmer in the Chesapeake Watershed, Temple Rhodes has restrictions on the amount of N, P and K he can use on his fields. As a result, he needs to find ways to maximize the efficiency of all of his applied nutrients by making them more plant available and by increasing uptake rates. In this video, he talks about the products he uses in his in-furrow starter.

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