How Temple Fixed ALS Damaged Corn
13 Jul 233 min 30 sec

Temple discusses how he managed to fix some chemically injured corn.

00:00 So I had a terrible ALS problem where it stun at my corn when I made a, a pass across it. And it was kind of a perfect weather scenario, 00:09 you know, I put it on it, I was within label, but it was still a problem. So I need to figure out a way that I need to fix it. So I came back out here, you know, where I'm standing at. This is, you know, 00:21 that's grower standard practice. This is what I've been doing for years. And this side over here is, you know, it's, 00:26 it's one of the labs or trials that I'm doing. Um, I, I think that my grower standard practice looks a little bit better and it could handle the ALS problem a little bit better, 00:38 but I'm also understanding what I know that my plants need. You know, my soil type, what I'm always lacking in. 00:46 I'm pretty good about trying to stay ahead of that curve. You know, I talk about being proactive versus reactive. You know, this is proactive. 00:54 This is somebody else's program, which is still fine and it looks good. But a couple days ago, uh, about 10 days ago, 01:01 it looked really bad when I made that foliar pass. So I made a phone call, um, and I put a heavy load of a bunch of different things on. 01:10 So I put a stress mitigator in there, first of all to try to mitigate some of that, try to make the plant metabolize that chemistry and get it to come out of that 01:18 funk cuz it was in a huge funk. Now what I did is I made a phone call to my buddy Tommy Roach at, at Nature's and he, 01:26 him and I kind of came up with what we thought in the program of how we could get this out of it. 01:31 So we put on pretty heavy dose of micros. I mean it was full out Chad Henderson send it plus a little bit more because I was so freaked out about it. 01:44 I mean this is an irrigated field and it's, it's in part of our labs and trials and I needed it to metabolize that chemistry and get on in good growing. So it looks way better than what it did. 01:55 I mean way better. I was so nervous about it. You know, I've called the chemical company called the reps. They came out here and looked at it and um, 02:04 they really couldn't give me any answers other than yep, it's a hundred percent I um, als damage. Um, 02:11 you're gonna get through it, it's just gonna take a while. Um, I'm not that kind of person so I fully sent it and tried to get it outta 02:20 the funk that it's in. It's an important thing to know when we're doing all these things that we're doing out there, 02:25 a lot of the stuff that we put in furrow or in our tuba two or in a foliar package, do we really know what our plants need? Um, yeah, 02:34 I mean we've got a really good idea of all the tissue samples that we've taken off of past years with the data that we've collected. 02:41 We know what we kind of need. So, and my grower standard practice that's behind me, I knew what I needed and it just goes to show you that we need to be ahead of 02:50 that and some of this stress mitigation that we talk about all the time, it's just not a product. 02:55 It's knowing what the needs are of those plants at that time and its life. And we can build a better plant that can metabolize this chemistry cuz all of us 03:02 are coming across with some type of chemistry and we know it has to metabolize it and we need to not set our plants back. So knowing what I know now, 03:10 I know what I'm doing to do from now on. So, um, but there's always help out there, you know, when you talk to some of these companies, you know, a lot of our partners, 03:18 you know, they will help you get through this process. And that's who I called. That's important thing of the partnerships. Thanks guys. See you soon.

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