Farming

Shrinking Grid Size To Diagnose A Soil Problem

Shrinking Grid Size To Diagnose A Soil Problem

Grid sampling — if you’re unfamiliar — means gridding your field into blocks of 5 acre or even 2.5 acres. But sometimes dividing your field into 2.5 acre chunks isn’t small enough to straighten out a stubborn problem.

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Are Biologicals The Future Of Ag?

Are Biologicals The Future Of Ag?

Farming has changed significantly in the past few decades, and at top of the list in changes has been the increased availability and use of biologicals on modern farms. Will there soon be a time when all crop protection inputs will be biological based? Damian talks to Matt Miles and Trey Curtis from Concept Agritek about the not so far off future of agriculture. Also available as an audio Short Cut

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MID-SEASON PRACTICES TO MITIGATE STRESS & BOOST YIELDS (THAT YOU’RE PROBABLY OVERLOOKING!)

MID-SEASON PRACTICES TO MITIGATE STRESS & BOOST YIELDS (THAT YOU’RE PROBABLY OVERLOOKING!)

Mid-season: The hard work of early season preparation and planting is done and now it’s time to take a leisurely drive by your fields and admire your crops right? Wrong. The guys from XtremeAg don’t let their guard down midway through the cropping year and neither should you. If you want big yields come harvest time, there are certain make-or-break practices you can’t overlook during the summer.

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Matt's Foliar Program for Cotton

Matt's Foliar Program for Cotton

Matt Miles will make 11 different foliar passes on his cotton field this season. Seems about right for a plant that Matt says is trying to die from the minute it emerges. 6 of those passes will be part of a trial he is doing with Agroliquid to foliar feed potassium into the plant. He is joined by Molly from Agroliquid and his agronomist, Robbo, to talk about the foliar feeding regimen he plans to implement on this year's crop.

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Finding The Right In-Furrow Program For Cotton

Finding The Right In-Furrow Program For Cotton

Cotton is a plant that is born to die. It emerges and then it spends the rest of its life trying to die. Well, maybe not exactly, but, let's face it Cotton is finicky and requires a lot of attention. We are in Matt Miles' cotton field with Molly Alexander and Stephanie Zelinko from Agroliquid talking about in-furrow trials and needs of cotton. Also Available as a Short Cut

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Crop Stress Mitigation Strategies

Crop Stress Mitigation Strategies

Generally when we think of crop stress, we think of heat and drought. However there’s also stress of cold and wet and many other stressful occurrences that arise throughout a growing season. Successfully getting your crop through those stressful times can make a huge difference on your yield monitor. Mike Evans of Integrated Ag Solutions explains practices and products he’ll be deploying for Garrett Land & Cattle as well as his other farmer clients.

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The Highs And Lows of Cotton Farming

The Highs And Lows of Cotton Farming

Matt Miles's father used to say, “Cotton is always looking for a reason to die.” Matt explains cotton production in the Arkansas delta — from moisture issues to managing a high maintenance crop to capitalizing (hopefully!) on record high cotton prices. As Matt explains, cotton is a high risk, high reward crop. With cotton picking equipment costing $900,000 new, it needs to be. This is XtremeAg’s first cotton-themed recording and Matt does a good job of explaining the nuances of cotton farming, which is in his heritage.

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WEBINAR: Planting Practices For Greater Profit

WEBINAR: Planting Practices For Greater Profit

The XtremeAg team shares practices they employ at time of planting to build better yields and make more money. Guest presenter Jason Schley of Next Level Ag expands on planting do’s, don’ts, and lessons he’s gleaned from all the acres he consults on. Both Jason and the XtremeAg team answer viewer questions and take a deeper dive into planting practices throughout the webinar.

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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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