Farming

In-Furrow Disease Protection

In-Furrow Disease Protection

When you farm in the south, disease pressure is extremely heavy. This year, Chad Henderson applied FMC's Xyway™ product in-furrow at planting time. Here is an update on his v7 stand so far.

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Alleviating Frost Damage in Wheat

Alleviating Frost Damage in Wheat

Lee looks at some frost damage in his wheat crop and the difference between the damage in low and high moisture areas of his field. Lee talks about the recipe that he is using in his sprayer to alleviate the damage. He is using a mix of immune elicitors, PGRs and a few other additives to drive increased cell division and growth. Lee talks about his approach and the reasons why he is using the products he is using.

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Matt talks Emergence and FMC's Xyway In-Furrow Fungicide

Matt talks Emergence and FMC's Xyway In-Furrow Fungicide

After a very successful planting season and some very impressive stands so far in his young corn crop, Matt takes a minute to talk about his experience so far with FMC's Xyway in-furrow fungicide.

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Cutting The Curve: Going in Depth on ExactApply (PWM) Spray Systems

Cutting The Curve: Going in Depth on ExactApply (PWM) Spray Systems

Layne Miles is learning how to best use his new ExactApply sprayer and has a lot of questions. It's a complicated system, so Layne enlists the help of Chris Lander and Nathan King from Van Wall Equipment to discuss nozzle selection, running speeds, spray modes and a lot more. If you are using a PWM system like ExactApply, or are thinking about switching over form conventional sprayers, then tune in to this episode of Cutting The Curve as Layne asks the questions and gets the answers that you want to know.

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He's Got Long Johns On The Beans

He's Got Long Johns On The Beans

Kelly has been dodging the wet weather trying to get his Hefty 1.1 and 1.3 variety beans in the ground as soon as possible. Soil temps are in the 50's and cold weather is on the way. But, Kelly is not as concerned as he would have been in past seasons since he he treated then with BASF's 4-way fungicide protection product. He is also putting an in-furrow combo of Rhizolizer® Duo from Locus Ag Solutions and Vertex-IF from TerraMax.

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Choosing The Right Nozzles for PWM Systems/ John Deere ExactApply™

Choosing The Right Nozzles for PWM Systems/ John Deere ExactApply™

In this Cutting The Curve Webinar, Nick Fleitz, agronomist from Pentair Hypro talks with Kevin Matthews and Layne Miles about proper nozzle selection for PWM systems such as the John Deere ExactApply™

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2020 Member Webinar

2020 Member Webinar

It's the XtremeAg.farm member webinar where the team unveils results from various trials, discusses key learnings and insights from the 2020 season. Topics discussed include, foliar and starter fertilizer trials, population research, soybean desiccation, late season nitrogen applications, seed selection, tillage, fungicide, biologicals, boron, sulfur, fertility, and much more.

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Finding and Managing Yield Limiting Corn Leaf Diseases

Finding and Managing Yield Limiting Corn Leaf Diseases

Proactive crop management is essential to keeping crop diseases from becoming yield limiting or even yield-killing factors. In this member video, Kevin and Chad explain how to identify some of the more common corn leaf diseases including gray leaf spot, northern leaf blight, southern leaf blight, common and southern rust, and tar spot.

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Scouting and Controlling Yield Limiting Leaf Diseases

Scouting and Controlling Yield Limiting Leaf Diseases

In this member video, Kevin takes us into his field to scout for diseases. He shows us how to identify Gray Leaf Spot and talks about controlling diseases and the importance of being in your field regularly.

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