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The Weather struck in western Iowa and so went Kelly's high population plots for 2020. Like an Inland hurricane-like, the storm swept through the midwest, leaving widespread damage in its trail. The rare wind storm is known as a derecho and packs up to 100 mph winds.
Matt Miles talks about the different approaches to fertility he is taking on his cotton test plots using ConceptAg and AgroLiquid products. He shares strategies, ratios and key learnings from this season.
As the calendar turned to July and the heat turned on, most people look to the pool to cool off from the summer heat, but Kelly and I looked to his tissue samples to see what his high yield corn is needing to handle the heat. One of those key items we are studying in the mid-July heat is where his Nitrogen is at for his contest corn.
Farming in the Yadkin River Valley in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, Kevin needs to always be on the look out for the onset of various crop diseases that thrive in the high humidity environment.
Kelly Garrett talks about his population strategy and breaks down how utilizing variable rate technology and smaller populations might result in a higher overall ROI for your farm.
Finding the right population is critical when it comes to maximizing your yield. Dan takes advantage of a planter error to get a firsthand look at the potential of a soybean plant that is given space to grow.
Dan examines the sunlight competition and difference between his outside row and inside row corn plants and talks about plant potential in space.
Kevin gives us a look at some of the key features and design attribute of the new XPR2 Performance Concaves from Estes Performance Concaves. Yield loss has been an issue for Kevin with factory concaves and he these new concaves from Estes are the right solution. Not to mention they allow him to thresh all crops with one concave.
Look who we found wandering around Kelly Garrett's bean field today! The Arkansas State Soybean yield record holder, Matt Miles, stopped by to pay a visit to fellow XtremeAg team member Kelly Garrett and the two of them got right down to talking beans and showing off their new fashion styles.
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