Farming

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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Late Season Boost

Late Season Boost

Dan went early with his first fungicide pass in early July, so now he is out doing a second application with some added fertility from Nachurs in mid August. Building kernel weight and depth is his focus now for the rest of the season.

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Dan's White Mold

Dan's White Mold

Dan has a little white mold issue with his soybeans and talks about the strategy for applications and timing with Revytek.

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Tar spot to the south

Tar spot to the south

There is tar spot reports just south of Dan's farm and he is moving the timing of his spray application of BASF''s Veltyma as well as OnWard from AgXplore to VT now. Dan talks about the application details.

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When You See A Disease, it is too late

When You See A Disease, it is too late

Kevin talks with the experts at BASF about the right timing for application of Veltyma fungicide in order to maximize protection against the heavy disease pressure in his area. They also address best practices for application and some of the common diseases that Kevin sees in his area.

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Critical Windows of Protection

Critical Windows of Protection

Kevin talks with the experts at BASF about protecting his soybeans from diseases during the second half of the season and the critical windows of protection that can mean the difference between a healthy crop and a struggling crop.

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Managing Disease with the 2x2

Managing Disease with the 2x2

Kelly and Connor "Vern" Garrett are in a contest field with FMC's Gail Stratman talking about their approach to managing disease and how they are using Xyway™ to suppress leaf diseases through the 2x2.

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Soybean Population Trials and Stalk Rot Prevention

Soybean Population Trials and Stalk Rot Prevention

Heavy residue in Kelly's no-till environment can lead to Physoderma stalk rot. In this video Kelly talks about the trial he is doing with BASF's Veltyma™ to prevent stalk rot from setting in. He also discusses the soybean population trials he is conducting this year and the foliar application he is delivering using a mix of products from TEVA Corporation, AgXplore and Hefty Naturals.

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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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