Farming

The Arkansas Flood

The Arkansas Flood

A week after being hit by unusually cold temperatures, 2023 is not off to the best start in Southeast Arkansas as big storms cause flooding at Mile's Farms and the ADS lift station to work overtime.

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The Arkansas Wheat Freeze

The Arkansas Wheat Freeze

Layne Miles checks in on his wheat after the polar vortex dipped down and brought sub-freezing temperatures into southeast Arkansas.

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Adjusting For The Weather

Adjusting For The Weather

Farmers love talking about the weather but to be successful in Agriculture you’ve got to do more than just talk, you gotta adjust. Matt and Layne Miles discuss the weather challenges they dealt with in crop season 2022 and the adjustments they made to this season.

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Does He Need to Desiccate?

Does He Need to Desiccate?

Matt returns to the scene of the frost a few days later to determine if desiccation will be necessary on his 2nd crop soybeans. He shares his decision making process.

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FROSTY BEANS

FROSTY BEANS

Matt's beans on beans experiment has gotten frosty, and that might not be a bad thing. But, he notices something interesting about where the frost most affected the beans.

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Hybrid Agronomy

Hybrid Agronomy

An in depth conversation about hybrids, diseases, fungicide responses, application timing, stalk strength, drought stress, kernel depth, row spacing, population, when to combine and perhaps most importantly, a trick for keeping the gnats away.

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2 SOYBEAN CROPS IN ONE SEASON?

2 SOYBEAN CROPS IN ONE SEASON?

After harvesting his early planted beans at the end of July, Matt is now facing the next hurdle as he attempts to grow a successful second crop of soybeans in one year. He talks through all the factors that led him to this decision.

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What can we learn from seaweed about stress mitigation?

What can we learn from seaweed about stress mitigation?

Seaweed does not have an easy life. It just might be the plant that experiences the most stress on a daily basis. Under water for part of the day and then in the hot dry sun for another part of the day. Every day! What if we could harness that unique trait and apply it to your crop? Kelly talks with Steve from Agricen about their new seaweed based stress mitigation product that is being used in Kelly's drip-zone trial.

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Are Biologicals The Future Of Ag?

Are Biologicals The Future Of Ag?

Farming has changed significantly in the past few decades, and at top of the list in changes has been the increased availability and use of biologicals on modern farms. Will there soon be a time when all crop protection inputs will be biological based? Damian talks to Matt Miles and Trey Curtis from Concept Agritek about the not so far off future of agriculture. Also available as an audio Short Cut

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