In this week’s Boots In The Field Report, Ken relays the numbers coming in from farmers who have started harvest. He also describes some of the different bugs that will be hitting the combine windshield and which ones we need to pay attention to. He touches on what these recent rains mean for cover crop establishment, and explains why we need orders in ASAP for any growers needing fall testing done. Finally he advises farmers in our plot program that need help harvesting, what kind of lead time CTC needs.
Yields slipped a little this week. In this week's Boot’s In The Field Report Ken explains what he saw this week that brought on that conclusion. He covers sudden death, ear mold, aspergillus, crown rot, top kill, and uneven turning of fields. Now is the time to make notes of what is happening in the field while the evidence is still there to tell the story.
Ken covers what he has been seeing this past week as he tours farms from the field and from the air in this week’s Boots In The Field Report. Ken warns to be on the lookout for Southern Rust and Soybean aphids and invites clients to attend the Yield Monitor Clinic this Thursday, September 7th at the Crop-Tech Office.
In this Boots In The Field Report, Ken covers what he has been seeing this week as he goes on farm visits. It includes: corn fields that won’t black layer, beans that are dying, what will and won't be helped with some rain, increased rootworm pressure in the south, using your imagery to discuss with landlords the state of your crops, and how field edge scorching can be confused with drift damage.
Ken reports what he has seen in his travels through IN and OH as well as his field visit in central IL. In this week’s Boots In The Field Report he covers: spider mite pressure, how to calculate the percent reduction in your soybean yields from white mold, what weed escapes he has been seeing, why diplodia is showing up on second ears and what that means for harvest precautions.
In this week’s Boots In The Field Report Ken covers what he has been seeing as he does field visits throughout IL and IA. He walks through our ET and GDU rates as compared to last year. Ken also touches on: dicamba drift issues, rust and gray leaf in corn, and what we need to finish off this soybean crop.
Ken catches up on information in this week’s Boots In The Field Report. He gives a crop report from the groups that went through our site in the last two weeks and covers what issues he is seeing while out doing farm visits. Ken covers: spider mites in corn, what pollination troubles he has been seeing like throwing the tips and also advises what to be on the lookout for if these fall like temperatures are here to stay.
Ken gives tips for the Pest Boss in your operation in today’s Boots In The Field Report. He covers when you need to be scouting and what you need to be scouting for, including Western Bean Cutworm and Aphids. Ken also encourages you to stop mowing and to make sure you are scouting before spraying fungicides. He also tackles what short beans and short corn will mean come harvest and what he is seeing out in the fields for disease pressure.