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Boots In The Field Report
Crop-Tech Consulting Inc.
Category: Business
Location: Illinois
The Boots in the Field Report features Crop-Tech Consulting agronomist Ken Ferrie. He will keep you up-to-date by describing what he is seeing while in the field.
by Ken Ferrie
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April 27, 2018 02:49 PM PDT

Ken covers a lot in this week’s Boots In The Field Report including: night time temperatures, what to watch with spring anhydrous, when to shut off your in-furrow starter, and how you can lose too much moisture with your spring tillage.

April 20, 2018 02:55 PM PDT

Ken has been getting calls left and right asking “Can we go yet? Can we go yet?.” He tackles that question in this week’s Boots In The Field Report. He also covers what conditions we are waiting for and why early planted beans are no longer an option.

April 13, 2018 11:04 AM PDT

Kens three tips for this week: take a chill pill, be ready to go when it is fit, and do not give up your chance to grow the best crop ever in your career.

March 30, 2018 01:00 PM PDT

Drought 2018? This week Ken talks about the importance of weather proofing your management system!

March 23, 2018 01:37 PM PDT

This week Ken covers fertilizer burn in sprayer tracks in wheat fields. He walks through why it is showing up and the effects of it.

March 16, 2018 03:11 PM PDT

This week Ken covers what the February rainfall means for our nitrogen program.

March 09, 2018 03:01 PM PST

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.

If you are a Crop-Tech Customer and need a copy of the Seed Pod 1 page recap please email us for a copy.

March 02, 2018 11:40 AM PST

Ken answers the question of the week: Things to consider if converting coulters on your sidedress bar to Y-drops.

February 23, 2018 06:34 AM PST

Ken talks about early soybean planting, the risks of SDS, and seed treatment effectiveness.

February 16, 2018 08:48 AM PST

Ken got to take part in an eye-opening experience visiting with the Maryland Department of Ag and seeing how the act of farming changes under a blanket of regulations. In this week’s episode he shares what he gained from the enlightening weekend.

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