Farming

4 things Lee Lubbers Learned in 2021

4 things Lee Lubbers Learned in 2021

Lee Lubbers brought his notes on the lessons gleaned from last year that he thinks all of us can apply for a more prosperous 2022.

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Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #4: Stress Mitigation

Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #4: Stress Mitigation

Successful businesses analyze their successes and shortcomings so they know how to adjust moving forward. If you’re a farmer, you’re in the business of crop production, so what lessons have you learned that you’ll apply to next year? Kelly Garrett shares his 5 lessons from this year and explains how he’ll utilize those lessons for a successful 2022. Lesson #4 Stress Mitigation

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Dan's Three Keys To Getting His Corn Crop Through A Rough Year

Dan's Three Keys To Getting His Corn Crop Through A Rough Year

It has been a rough year for Dan. The season started with a frost on May 30 that stunted and killed some of his corn, then extreme drought conditions persisted all summer, and then the winds came and blew down part of his corn. Not to mention an invasion of pests and then the threat of Tar Spot. Still, the crop looks pretty good considering the year he has had. Dan shares three reasons why.

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Step Into Kelly's Office

Step Into Kelly's Office

Kelly invites Trey Curtis, founder of Concept Agritek into his office to discuss farming strategies, ROI, foliar applications, heat stress, and some of the products he is using this year.

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How to Mitigate crop stress by Making the plant think it is hungry?

How to Mitigate crop stress by Making the plant think it is hungry?

The very dry season in western, Iowa makes it the the perfect year for really putting stress mitigation applications to the test. Kelly is doing just that with a new set of Y-Drops from 360 Yield Center and a solution Agricen's Extract. Kelly explains how Extract works to mitigate stress by forcing more root mass.

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bio-chemistry or biological. What's the difference? what does it mean for your crop?

bio-chemistry or biological. What's the difference? what does it mean for your crop?

A perk of being on the XtremeAg team is you get to talk to a lot of smart people about your crops. Kelly Garrett and Mike Evans don't miss an opportunity to pick the brain of Agricen's Brian Cornelious about what is happening inside that plant as environmental factors ramp up the stress levels this time of year.

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The Water Recedes - Damage Revealed

The Water Recedes - Damage Revealed

As the water starts to recede, Robbo Dedman and Matt Miles survey the damage to their soybean crop.

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Flooded Out

Flooded Out

It was looking to be a great season, until Arkansas was hit with more rain than it has ever seen in a short amount of time. The storm resulted in massive flooding and a lot of ruined seasons for many of the areas farmers. Matt and Layne show you the extent of the devastation.

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No Rain, It's Hot, what can we do to bring this corn around?

No Rain, It's Hot, what can we do to bring this corn around?

It's been the driest spring that Dan can remember, and the subsoil moisture is all but used up on his lighter ground. Dan visits with Tyler from Concept Agritek to talk about the foliar program that he is using to give his corn a boost at this point in these season.

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