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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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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Uncertainty, Ukraine & Managing Volatility (If Only In Your Head!)

Uncertainty, Ukraine & Managing Volatility (If Only In Your Head!)

Russia invaded Ukraine, global commodity markets are going crazy, supply chains continue to be disrupted, fertilizer may be unavailable, and then there are interest rate and inflation issues to sort out. In short, the world’s a volatile place. It’s normal to feel a little nervy! But what steps can each of us take to minimize stress, and even capitalize on the current volatility? Kelly Garrett discusses his strategies to profit during times of uncertainty along with Silveus Financial Risk Advisor Bryce Guse.

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4 Things You Should Know Before Buying Crop Insurance

4 Things You Should Know Before Buying Crop Insurance

Crop insurance isn’t always exciting but it can keep your farming operation profitable, or at least solvent to live for the next generation. When it comes to selecting the right crop insurance product for your operation are you asking the right questions and analyzing the pertinent parameters? Jared Clark and Bryce Guse with Silveus Financial share four things you should know before making your crop insurance decision.

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What Worked in 2021: Planting Fertility

What Worked in 2021: Planting Fertility

The 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 planter fertility products from 13 XtremeAg partners. ​

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ROI Driving Crop Rotation Decisions

ROI Driving Crop Rotation Decisions

There’s a lot to consider heading into any new crop year but especially as we prepare for 2022 with record run-ups in input prices, lack of input inventory, Covid marketplace impacts, and uncertainty. One consideration always in play is whether or not to alter the crop rotation. XtremeAg farmer, Chad Henderson explains why he’s staying the course in 2022 with his usual crop acreage splits.

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Integrating Crop Insurance, Government Programs, and Crop Marketing to Achieve Profitability

Integrating Crop Insurance, Government Programs, and Crop Marketing to Achieve Profitability

Farmers tend to focus on production, which is important but production alone won’t guarantee profitability. That’s why business-minded operators devote energy to the other sources of farm revenue — crop insurance and government programs — and integrate them with crop marketing to achieve farm profitability. Bryce Guse and Jared Clark with Silveus Financial explain.

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Biologicals to Make P&K More Available

Biologicals to Make P&K More Available

Fertilizer prices are doubling from last crop season as overall Ag input prices are increasing. Savvy farmers understand the need to squeeze every penny out of their input dollars. Biological products like TitanXC — a fertilizer coating — do just that by making phosphorous and potassium more available for crops. Studies show that as much as 60% of your phosphorous goes un-utilized. Can you afford to let that much of your purchase go unused? Brian and Steve from Agricen join Iowa producer Kelly Garrett to discuss the science and the financial return.

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