They sliced and diced this corn early on as the cover crop wouldn't die off. After mowing it, they figured it would just end up being cattle feed, but somehow they managed to use fertility to take it to yield and learned something in the process.
Lee talks about how he got his soybeans to rebound after a hail storm ripped them apart at V-4.
We are talking about rescuing a crop from chemical damage. Temple Rhodes talks about the confluence of factors that stunted his early corn crop and most importantly, how he nursed it back to almost full recovery.
Kevin Matthews had a corn field hit by hail in late June. After assessing the damage, he decided to deviate from his usual approach to save the hailed corn.
In late June, a hailstorm wrecked Kevin's corn fields. But now, a month later, he's amazed that there are no signs of corn smut, which usually happens when the corn plant gets hurt. Kevin talks about his crops' progress and shares why he thinks there's no disease right now.
Mike Evans gave the order a few weeks ago to mow down this 8 acres patch of corn. Now he is trying to bring it back. Why is Mike inflicting damage on his own crop? He has a reason and a plan too.
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.
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.
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.