Farming

Getting Ready for Next Spring

Getting Ready for Next Spring

Temple has a heavy residue issue that if left unchecked will interfere with planter performance, emergence and stand next spring. Here is what he plans to do about it.

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UNSTRATIFYING YOUR NUTRIENTS

UNSTRATIFYING YOUR NUTRIENTS

Water, oxygen and biology help break down and move nutrients into the root zone for uptake by plants. But it is not always a free flow of nutrients throughout the soil, in fact it is often not. So how do you get the nutrients that are below the root zone into the root zone and into the plant? Kelly and Mike talk about how they are "unstratifying their nutrients" with some help from Concept Agritek's Shaun Guthmiller.

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Farming Practices That Could Make You Money In Other Marketplaces

Farming Practices That Could Make You Money In Other Marketplaces

Kelly talks about the practices he is doing on his farm that make him money in the carbon marketplace. He also talks with Mariah from Truterra about the other marketplace opportunities besides carbon credits that are coming down the pike soon.

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Webinar: Stress Mitigation For Higher Yields

Webinar: Stress Mitigation For Higher Yields

Protecting your plants from stress— or preparing your plants to better tolerate stress — has a big payoff. In our latest member webinar, we cover stress mitigation products and, more importantly, practices.

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When Too Much Residue Impedes Soybean Emergence

When Too Much Residue Impedes Soybean Emergence

Being no-till presents emergence problems for soybeans following high yield corn with massive amounts of stalk residue. Mike Evans of Integrated Ag Solutions and Garrett Land and Cattle explains the challenges faced and lessons learned with this year’s soybean crop planted into high residue acres.

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Nitrogen Reduction & Soil Health

Nitrogen Reduction & Soil Health

Farmers are increasingly impacted by environmental policy or pressure to reduce utilization of the big macronutrients. SourceCorn is a product that is being trialed by XtremeAg and proposing this promise: Spend $14 per acre for this foliar applied product and you’ll save more than that in nitrogen application and maintain the same yield (or even do better!). Damian discusses Soil health and the future of fertilizer use with Eamon Flood from SoundAg.

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Why Carbon Is More Important Than N,P & K

Why Carbon Is More Important Than N,P & K

We’ve been instructed since the advent of soil testing on the importance of the macronutrients — nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium. But what about carbon? Where’s it on the soil sample, why do I need it, and where do I buy it for my crops?

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Strategies For Reviving Soil Biology In A Dead Field

Strategies For Reviving Soil Biology In A Dead Field

The Red River valley of southern Manitoba experienced flooding in Spring 2022. XtremeAg affiliate Riley Anderson had one field submerged under flood waters for more than a month. This would be a problem anytime of the year but with it happening during spring warm up, the flooding killed off soil biology. As Riley puts it, “It smelled like it was dead and rotting.” Now he’s working to revive his soil biology to make it productive and healthy sooner versus later. Because...degraded assets are bad for business and as a farmer, your soil is your biggest asset!

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More Things Kelly Gets Asked About Selling Carbon Credits

More Things Kelly Gets Asked About Selling Carbon Credits

In the 3rd installment of Demystifying the Carbon Credit Process, Kelly addresses a few more of the questions he is commonly asked about his experience of turning carbon credits into another profit center. In this video Kelly answers questions about his farming practices and the credibility of the buyers.

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