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.
Farming In A Drought: Practices, Products, and Personal Preparation to Thrive When It’s Dry
Lee Lubbers farms in a pretty tough neighborhood, weather wise. Gregory, South Dakota receives about 18 inches of annual precipitation — and on dry years Lee reports less than 10 inches of precipitation. So, how does a farmer yield a good crop and produce a profit under such conditions? Lee explains his drought resistant practices and his product selection to produce a crop when it’s dry. Lee also discusses the personal side of farming in a drought and how he goes about managing a healthy mental state in the face of stress. Be sure to listen to the very end as Mr. Lubbers saved his best advice ’til the end!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2021 Season Trial Data: AgroTech USA
Complete trial data for AgroTech USA products as used by the XtremeAg team during the 2021 season, including product names and types, yield response, crop stages, application type, methods, rates, and more.
2021 Season Trial Data: Hefty Naturals
Complete trial data for Hefty Naturals products as used by the XtremeAg team during the 2021 season, including product names and types, yield response, crop stages, application type, methods, rates, and more.