Farming

Source Corn Root Dig

Source Corn Root Dig

Kelly and Mike look at the differences between the corn they applied Source on versus the untreated corn.

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Is the Honeybee Header the real deal?

Is the Honeybee Header the real deal?

On a recent webinar, Kelly mentioned how much he really liked the new Honeybee header that he purchased before this season started. Here is a quick breakdown of the reasons why he is considering buying another one for next season.

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Stretching the Efficacy of Disease Protection in Wheat

Stretching the Efficacy of Disease Protection in Wheat

Lee Lubbers made one pass before flag leaf stage on his wheat this past season. While the neighboring fields were making another fungicide pass before flag leaf stage to combat the onset of disease, Lee was able to sit back and wait. He talks about how he extended his protection during his trial with Spraytec.

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Puts and Calls Explained: Simplifying A Strategy For Your Marketing Success

Puts and Calls Explained: Simplifying A Strategy For Your Marketing Success

What’s the difference between a put and a call option and when should you use them?If commodity marketing is your strength, this episode will be a refresher course. For the rest of us who get a bit overwhelmed by the complexity of commodity markets, this is an excellent explanation of how to use puts and calls to protect your downside or enhance your potential profit upside.

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Are you losing yield in your water?

Are you losing yield in your water?

Is your water source working against your fertility plan? If you you have irrigation on your farm, you likely sleep a little better at night knowing that you have some control over stress levels of your crop throughout the season. But, as Kelly and Mike discovered, the EC of their water was a pretty big yield limiter for them. They talk about how they are using biologicals as part of the solution.

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Making pH Adjustments

Making pH Adjustments

Part of Chad's post harvest routine is to soil sample and then make pH adjustments to his soil. Chad talks about his target range and his method of choice for making adjustments to his soil.

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Foliar Application to Corn at Black Layer? Send It!

Foliar Application to Corn at Black Layer? Send It!

There comes a time each season when you look at your fields and say, “this crop is made, nothing from here on will change the yield.” But what if we’ve been wrong about that and it’s not too late? Chad Henderson and Temple Rhodes experimented with late (late!) season corn applications with a mix of fertility products, fungicide, insecticide, plant growth regulators, and sugar. #SendIt

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RESULTS AND LESSONS FROM 2022 SOYBEAN FOLIAR TREATMENTS

RESULTS AND LESSONS FROM 2022 SOYBEAN FOLIAR TREATMENTS

If you’re a soybean producer, you don’t want to miss this XtremeAg webinar. The guys share their results, observations, and lessons from foliar products applied to this season’s soybean crop. What products and practices were applied and when? What worked? What didn’t? What can we do to improve next year?

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SQUEEZING OUT YIELD IN A DROUGHT

SQUEEZING OUT YIELD IN A DROUGHT

Lee Lubbers is a master of squeezing out a crop in a year when many of his neighbors are resorting to cutting their corn for silage and hoping for better times in 2023. While it never comes down to just one product, Lee talks about a few of the things he did this year that he believes made the difference between chopping and combining.

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