In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken announces the kick off of ugly corn week for a lot of folks. He covers who is most likely to see this and what some of the causes are. Ken discusses rootless corn and what dry weather has to do with a lot of the issues you might be seeing in your field like sulfur deficiency and bird damage.
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken covers what a difference 350 miles makes in planting progress. He touches on the need for pest teams to be hitting the fields to spot issues before they get worse and document what happened while the evidence is still there to tell you. Ken also shares times that will most likely have high cutworm pressure and advises to be on the lookout for bean leaf beetle. He also touches on getting either an NDVI or Thermal image on fields that will have windmill damage both this year and next year to better help keep track of damages. Ken introduces the addition of a soil moisture sensor offer to both irrigation customers and those with tile gates.
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken covers what to look for in corn, beans, and wheat when checking for freeze damage, why fields planted into dry soil are the worst service calls to go on and what changes to make to your planter to get back in the field before we lose this recent moisture.
Prepare yourself, this week’s “Question of the Week” is long and detailed. Ken dives in deep answering the questions of how you can mitigate risk using hybrid/variety characteristics. He walks through matching up population and leaf structure with weather patterns and soil types. Ken also covers limitations to mixing hybrids to mitigate risk and what obstacles make it inadvisable to mix hybrid in the box or by row.
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