Plant biostimulants have gained significant attention in the world of agriculture and in recent years. But what exactly are they, and how can they benefit your crop? Damian Mason is in the Stoller booth at Farm Progress to find out what exactly a biostimulant is and more importantly, what their role is in getting you to the next yield level.
AgroLiquid’s Galynn Beer joins Temple Rhodes to explain the multiple soybean trials displayed at Temple’s field day. The big takeaway: It’s time to stop treating soybeans as simply the rotation between corn. Because….With enhanced fertility practices soybeans can make big yields and a lot of money!
After your combine completes the harvest pass, the remaining residue begins breaking down. But if you let this breakdown happen on nature’s timetable, you’re wasting valuable nutrients. Last year’s crop residue holds fertility that you’ve already paid for — an effective management plan recycles your fertility investment. Temple, Chad, and Holganix’s Rob McCoy discuss the importance of residue management.
Kevin is finishing out this corn and soybean crop in his AgroLiquid field day plots. Here is what he likes and what he thinks needs improvement.
Johnny and Brewer are scouting soybeans and look at the differences they see between intensive management and standard management programs.
Johnny Verell is collaborating with Stoller to enhance the growth of bean plants this season. He discusses the program he is implementing on his soybeans and examines their progress during the R-6.5 stage.
Three straight years of beans on beans in this field and no #sendIt program allowed? Temple thinks these beans are just getting lazy now.
Chad's focus this season has been on finding the right mix to get more out of his double-crop beans. His goal? Push them from 50-60 bpa to 80-90 bpa. He takes a look differences in branching in his Concept AgriTek trial.