Keeping sulfur levels up in the wheat field is a challenge in Kelly's part of Iowa so he is putting a few additives into his fungicide pass, including a mix of potassium, sulfur and boron products from Agroliquid as well as a PGR from TEVA called ComPlex. The PGR keeps the plant shorter and better able to withstand late season lodging.
One of the biggest inconsistencies in farming today is something that many farmers overlook - water! As the carrier, it is the most essential component of every chemical application on your farm. Whether you source your water from a treatment facility, or from a well or farm pond, one thing is for sure - water is never just water.
It's been a while since the Lee has seen his wheat looking this good at this point in the season. The application of a growth regulator has proven to be very successful.
Lee Lubbers is farming three varieties of winter wheat this season. His standard Grainfield variety along with two new varieties that are exclusive to Lee's farm. Lee shares the tissue tests and his analysis.
XtremeAg.Farm's Kelly Garrett changed the way he planted his winter wheat and it paid off with a 7-10 bu/a increase.
Kelly Garrett talks about the steps he takes toward more sustainable farming through regenerative agriculture on his western Iowa farm.