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Releasing Fertility Within Residue Through Biologicals 

Releasing Fertility Within Residue Through Biologicals 

On average — and at current fertilizer prices — there is $125 worth of N,P& K in each acre of corn stalks post harvest. Are you getting that fertility buck back for your next crop? As fertilizer prices skyrocket, it’s more important than ever to harvest nutrients already in your fields for your next harvest. Not to mention the importance of proper residue management — too much residue prevents solid seed-to-soil contact come next planting. Biological products such as Extract maximize nutrient release from residue while also breaking down that residue. Brian Cornelious and Steve Sexton from Agricen join XtremeAg farmer Kelly Garrett to discuss the results they’re seeing.

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Using Stress Mitigation Technologies To Maximize Return

Using Stress Mitigation Technologies To Maximize Return

Limiting crop stress is Kelly Garrett’s priority heading into 2022. The theory being — if we have ample fertility, let’s make a healthier plant to utilize that fertility. Stress on crops comes from three areas: cold, drought, and salt. Combine those stressors over a growing season and the bushels lost to stress add up. So, what can you do to reduce crop stress? Kelly plans to apply AccomplishMax — Agricen’s newest in-furrow product for corn, soybeans, cotton, and wheat.

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New Biologicals To Reduce Stress On Your Crops

New Biologicals To Reduce Stress On Your Crops

Marrone Bio is a 15 year old Agricultural company you’ve probably never heard of if you’re in the business of producing row crops. That’s because Marrone Bio’s roots are in products for horticulture and specialty crops. But that’s changing as the company is bringing innovative, abiotic stress reduction products to the marketplace. XtremeAg farmer Chad Henderson is trialing two Marrone products this year on 500 acres of corn and soybeans. Emergen (applied in-furrow) and Pacesetter (applied as a foliar at time of fungicide application), have one job: to reduce plant stress. Or, as Chad says, “they keep my crops from having a bad day.” And based on what he’s seeing on his farm, you’ll want to do the same.

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First Year Back Home On The Farm

First Year Back Home On The Farm

97% of America's farming operations are family owned. This presents a set of challenges from a business and personal perspective as the next generation — and the in-laws — join the business. Connor Garrett sits down to discuss the challenges, opportunities, mistakes, and takeaways he’s seeing in his first year back at the family operation.

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Getting The Most From Your Fall Nitrogen Application

Getting The Most From Your Fall Nitrogen Application

Kelly Garrett applies anhydrous in the fall and swears by it. Why? Economics, yield bump, and time management. But despite the increased yield, cost savings, and time management, there is the issue of soil biology. Anhydrous can be damaging to our precious soil’s biological mix. So that’s why Mr. Garrett is experimenting with AgXplore’s NZoneGL — a nitrogen utilization product that protects soil biology.

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Seeds Of Doubt — How To Make The Right Seed Decision On Your Farm

Seeds Of Doubt — How To Make The Right Seed Decision On Your Farm

Your crop begins with a seed, and there are plenty of options when it comes to which seed to select. So how do you choose? What criteria should be part of the decision making? With so many seed companies, so many environmental factors, and so much marketing noise, how do you clearly make decisions about what seed to put in the ground? Lee Lubbers of Lubbers Farms in South Dakota and Alan Scott with Corteva, discuss how to sort through the vast amount of information and marketing to choose the genetics that can keep you profitable.

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Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #5: Calcium

Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #5: Calcium

Successful businesses analyze their successes and shortcomings so they know how to adjust moving forward. If you’re a farmer, you’re in the business of crop production, so what lessons have you learned that you’ll apply to next year? Kelly Garrett shares his 5 lessons from this year and explains how he’ll utilize those lessons for a successful 2022. Lesson #5 ​Calcium

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Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #4: Stress Mitigation

Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #4: Stress Mitigation

Successful businesses analyze their successes and shortcomings so they know how to adjust moving forward. If you’re a farmer, you’re in the business of crop production, so what lessons have you learned that you’ll apply to next year? Kelly Garrett shares his 5 lessons from this year and explains how he’ll utilize those lessons for a successful 2022. Lesson #4 Stress Mitigation

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Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #3: Xyway in the 2x2

Lessons Learned & Applied From 2021- Lesson #3: Xyway in the 2x2

Successful businesses analyze their successes and shortcomings so they know how to adjust moving forward. If you’re a farmer, you’re in the business of crop production, so what lessons have you learned that you’ll apply to next year? Kelly Garrett shares his 5 lessons from this year and explains how he’ll utilize those lessons for a successful 2022. Lesson #3: Xyway in the 2x2

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