Farming

Corn Down

Corn Down

Chad's contest corn took a beating this week as a freak wind storm came through his northern Alabama farm and took it down in a matter of minutes. Now we see if it decides to stand back up over the next few days.

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Got Heat Stress Coming? Try This Fungus

Got Heat Stress Coming? Try This Fungus

Farming in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, Kevin is no stranger to high temperatures (and high humidity, high water, high winds, and whatever else Mother Nature decides to throw at him), so he is prepping his crop with a treatment of Heat Shield from Hefty Naturals. Don't judge Heat Shield by its size, this stuff spreads like a fungus, and that's because it is a fungus...a beneficial fungus that lives and works inside the plant to increase its ability to withstand difficult growing environments.

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Alleviating Frost Damage in Wheat

Alleviating Frost Damage in Wheat

Lee looks at some frost damage in his wheat crop and the difference between the damage in low and high moisture areas of his field. Lee talks about the recipe that he is using in his sprayer to alleviate the damage. He is using a mix of immune elicitors, PGRs and a few other additives to drive increased cell division and growth. Lee talks about his approach and the reasons why he is using the products he is using.

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2020 Member Webinar

2020 Member Webinar

It's the XtremeAg.farm member webinar where the team unveils results from various trials, discusses key learnings and insights from the 2020 season. Topics discussed include, foliar and starter fertilizer trials, population research, soybean desiccation, late season nitrogen applications, seed selection, tillage, fungicide, biologicals, boron, sulfur, fertility, and much more.

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A 15 Inch Corn Head For The Derecho Devastation

A 15 Inch Corn Head For The Derecho Devastation

Kelly Garrett saved the worst for last this harvest season but now he is about to face the devastation caused by the derecho in August as he prepares to combine the acres of corn that were flattened by the high winds and hail that came with the freak storm.

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Leave Nothing on the Field

Leave Nothing on the Field

In sports they tell you to leave it all on the field. In farming the goal is to leave nothing on the field. Kelly's field was hit hard by the derecho earlier this summer and final yield totals suffered greatly as a result.

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South Dakota BB Beans

South Dakota BB Beans

Lee hasn't seen any rain since early August. Luckily the drought showed up late this year when the crops are better equipped to handle it. The lack of rain is resulting in some very small bean sizes so far and it is pulling down yields from what he projected earlier in the growing season.

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Dan In A Foreign Land

Dan In A Foreign Land

Dan went out to check on his crops and ended up in a strange new land. Well, it's not that strange, it's Matt Miles Arkansas rice field.

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Standing Up To Laura

Standing Up To Laura

Chad and Kevin are in a non-irrigated field with a Hefty Hybrid that they are both very impressed with. The Alabama State Yield Record Holder is impressed with the stand-ability of this Hybrid, and important feature when a Hurricane is threatening.

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