Farming

Rebuilding Soil Biology

Rebuilding Soil Biology

The soil is a living thing. When a field is completely under water for a period of time and deprived of oxygen, that living thing tends to die. How do you rebuild that soil biology fast and effectively? Riley Anderson, an XtremeAg Affiliate in Manitoba, Canada, is working with AgXplore to restore biology to a field that was under water. He talks about the first step in bringing life back to his Canola field in this video. Stay tuned as we follow Riley's effort to rebuild soil biology this season.

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How Bad is Rolled Up Corn?

How Bad is Rolled Up Corn?

It's a hot southeast Arkansas day and Matt's corn is starting to roll up. But why exactly is it rolling up? Should Matt rush to turn on the irrigation? Is it a natural defense mechanism that means he has healthy corn? Is it possible to irrigate too soon? Matt and Robbo talking about differing points of view on the subject of rolled corn.

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WEBINAR: ONE THING THIS SPRING

WEBINAR: ONE THING THIS SPRING

The XtremeAg team will each discuss a problem, solution, big idea, new technology, area of focus, or new methodology they’re implementing this spring. Our industry expert presenter will be Robb Dedman of Ultimate Ag Consulting. As usual, Robb and the XA guys will be accessible for questions, explanations, and deeper dives into the subject matter during this interactive event. Join us for insights and inspiration to make your farm prosper!

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Can Lee Really Win the XtremeAg Wheat Wager in a drought?

Can Lee Really Win the XtremeAg Wheat Wager in a drought?

Lee Lubbers is getting down and dirty in his wheat crop to talk about root mass, disease and pest control. He shows you what he looks for and why he likes what he sees so far despite the historically low levels of soil moisture.

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Commodity Classic: Crop Stress Prevention

Commodity Classic: Crop Stress Prevention

Is stress mitigation more about relieving crop stress or preventing the stress from happening? Matt Miles is joined by Brian Adams, Agronomist for AgXplore as he talks about his philosophy on mitigating crop stress, and the chemistry behind some of the products he used in 2021 to protect his crop ahead of periods of stress.

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A Stress Mitigation Cocktail for Kelly's March 21 Soybeans

A Stress Mitigation Cocktail for Kelly's March 21 Soybeans

It's the earliest he has ever planted soybeans. So what is Kelly going to do to make sure these beans are able to handle the cold snap that is sure to come again this spring? He's got a plan.

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What Worked in 2021: In-Season Fertility

What Worked in 2021: In-Season Fertility

Our year end webinar that recaps the products used by XtremeAg in 2021, their observations, data and recommendations for 2022. The team goes in depth about their experiences last season with in-season fertility products. ​

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2021 Season Trial Data: BASF

2021 Season Trial Data: BASF

Trial reports for BASF's Veltyma and Revytek fungicide products as used by the XtremeAg team during the 2021 season.

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A Seed Treatment for Faster Emergence & Seasonal Stress Protection

A Seed Treatment for Faster Emergence & Seasonal Stress Protection

South Dakota farmer Lee Lubbers likes making money and he likes making his job easier. That’s why he’s excited about biological seed treatment, Nutri-Shield from Hefty Naturals — It’s easy to apply and the product got results in his first year using it. Nutri-Shield is a talc-based seed treatment providing faster emergence, increased root development, and heat stress mitigation throughout the season. The best part: It’s applied in the planter box, which means everyone can use it, not just farmers who apply in-furrow treatment. ​

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