Farming

Things I Think, Not Things I Know

Things I Think, Not Things I Know

Kelly expands on the podcast he did on his top 5 key learnings from 2021 with some more observations from this season on 2x2 fertility, stress mitigation, calcium and magnesium and potassium acetate.

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Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #3: Xyway in the 2x2

Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #3: Xyway in the 2x2

Successful businesses analyze their successes and shortcomings so they know how to adjust moving forward. If you’re a farmer, you’re in the business of crop production, so what lessons have you learned that you’ll apply to next year? Kelly Garrett shares his 5 lessons from this year and explains how he’ll utilize those lessons for a successful 2022. Lesson #3: Xyway in the 2x2

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What happened when Kelly Applied Xyway LFR in his 2x2?

What happened when Kelly Applied Xyway LFR in his 2x2?

Kelly used Xyway LFR in his 2x2 application this spring and compared it against an untreated control strip right next to it. Both plots were not treated with any additional fungicide application all season long. So what happened?

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Switching To No - Till & Making It Work At Scale

Switching To No - Till & Making It Work At Scale

Lee Lubbers of Lubbers Farms in Gregory, South Dakota was a no-till pioneer. In fact, he and his brother attempted to purchase no-till planting equipment back when it was so unpopular, the John Deere dealer refused to order it in for them! The farmers began no-tilling in the 1980s out of necessity — lack of labor, lack of money, lack of equipment. They also looked at it as a way to better utilize their farm land resource — leaving land fallow for a season to gain moisture was common at the time, and they needed a crop every year. Today Lubbers’ entire 17,000 acre operation is no-till. How do they do it, what are the benefits and pitfalls, and what do you need to know to succeed while avoiding tillage? Find out in this episode!

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A Compaction-Fighting Cover Crop Mix

A Compaction-Fighting Cover Crop Mix

Kelly and his oldest son, Connor, talk about the new cover crop mix they are testing out to reduce compaction caused by the grain cart during harvest. Not your normal mix, the compaction fighting cover crop mix includes a few garden variety vegetables.

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Kevin's Spray Tips "Tips"

Kevin's Spray Tips "Tips"

Nick Fleitz, agronomist from Pentair Hypro stops by to talk with Kevin about his spray tips, maintenance, best practices and spray settings for his fungicide applications.

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Three Southern Farmers In A Field with Lee Lubbers

Three Southern Farmers In A Field with Lee Lubbers

Matt Miles, Chad Henderson and Kevin Matthews pay a visit to Lee Lubbers farm in Gregory, South Dakota to take a look at his dry land corn and talk about field management practices, soil, product trials, and a whole lot more. The next best thing to being in the field with these 4 top growers is watching it on video.

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The Benefits Of Proper Fungicide Treatment In Soybeans

The Benefits Of Proper Fungicide Treatment In Soybeans

Kevin Matthews of Matthews Family Farms in Yadkinville, NC joins Dr. Ruhiyyih Young of BASF to discuss how to achieve great results with proper soybean fungicide treatment. Kevin’s approach to soybeans is all about maximizing daylight for maximum plant performance. Once you’ve got the timing worked out, fungicide application — and its proper timing— can set you on the path to higher yields.

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What to watch for when Rotating into wheat or beans from good corn ground

What to watch for when Rotating into wheat or beans from good corn ground

Lee Lubbers takes you into some of his better corn ground to talk about what he looks for when he takes corn grown on ground with a high base saturation of K into wheat or beans the following season.

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