If you farm a large livestock operation, then you have a lot of free fertilizer, and likely a lot of government regulation around the application of manure and pad runoff as well. Damian learns about a unique system that captures and utilizes the free fertilizer.
Kevin talks about the difference he is seeing on the corn that received a few extra product applications versus the corn that did not.
With elevated fertilizer prices the new norm and even questions of availability of synthetic fertilizers, manure has become quite popular. But what do we know now about manure that we didn’t as recently as a few years ago as it pertains to application rates, nutrient availability, and preserving the nutrients after manure application? Dave Kaltenberg with Agrotech USA sits down for an informative discussion on maximizing manure as a crop input.
Chad is strip-tilling earlier than usual this season thanks to the good harvest weather this fall. He talks about his rig and his application.
Does it matter where you farm? Or is it just the soil that matters when choosing the right inputs? Damian talks with Mike Evans and Stephanie from Agroliquid about geographical differences and how that changes farming practices.
Chad takes a look at the relationship between uneven residue distribution and emergence in his wheat crop.
Chad Henderson is back in the same field one week later to do an early wheat root check on his Spraytec Seed Treatment Trial plot. Does he see a difference already?
Your top few inches of soil are ripe with fertility, but the water and uptake roots are deeper where there’s a nutrient void. We are talking about diagnosing and fixing nutrient stratification with Shaun Guthmiller of Concept Agritek.