Farming

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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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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Matt MIle's Wheat Wager Update

Matt MIle's Wheat Wager Update

Matt and Robbo provide an update on their wheat crop and talk about the applications they have made thus far.

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Can Lee Really Win the XtremeAg Wheat Wager in a drought?

Can Lee Really Win the XtremeAg Wheat Wager in a drought?

Lee Lubbers is getting down and dirty in his wheat crop to talk about root mass, disease and pest control. He shows you what he looks for and why he likes what he sees so far despite the historically low levels of soil moisture.

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What's in Kelly's Wheat Foliar Application?

What's in Kelly's Wheat Foliar Application?

After getting the samples back from the lab, Kelly and Mike are applying a mix of stress mitigation, root stimulation, some biology, a micropack from Agroliquid and a few kelp products that they are trialing.

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PGR’s — How They Work & Why You Should Use Them

PGR’s — How They Work & Why You Should Use Them

Lee Lubbers began using Plant Growth Regulators 20 years ago, way before most conventional farmers had even heard of the product category. But PGR’s had been utilized in specialty crop production for years before Lee’s foray, which is why he brought the technology to his South Dakota operation. Today, PGR’s are standard practice at Lubbers Farms. Lee describes his results, mishaps, and outlook on plant growth hormones. He is joined by Matt Thompson of Hefty Naturals who explains modes of action and the technical aspect of this expanding crop input.

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COMMODITY CLASSIC:  Why is Chad so excited about this new fungicide?

COMMODITY CLASSIC: Why is Chad so excited about this new fungicide?

​When Concept Agritek came to Chad Henderson with a new biological fungicide for his wheat crop he was skeptical at first. Then when he rolled in with his combines he saw no yield bump at all compared to his normal fungicide practice. So where was the ROI? Chad sits down with Mark and Daniel from Concept Agritek and explains why Bio-Aid Fungicide is now a part of his standard wheat management program. They also talk about his use of CalBor as a way to effectively deliver a blend of calcium and boron through a foliar applications.

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What Worked in 2021: In-Season Fertility

What Worked in 2021: In-Season Fertility

Our year end webinar that recaps the products used by XtremeAg in 2021, their observations, data and recommendations for 2022. The team goes in depth about their experiences last season with in-season fertility products. ​

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2021 Season Trial Data: BASF

2021 Season Trial Data: BASF

Trial reports for BASF's Veltyma and Revytek fungicide products as used by the XtremeAg team during the 2021 season.

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