Ag PhD Insider magazine is a bi-monthly publication continuing Ag PhD’s mission of providing valuable information to improve your production and bottom line. With regular features on farmers pushing the envelope of innovation, as well as informational columns covering agronomic best practices, the latest equipment technologies, and cutting edge research, Ag PhD Insider provides you with a wide range of the information you need to make the best possible farm investment decisions.
Volunteer Corn Control
By Brian Hefty What a year for volunteer corn! We started getting calls and emails about it in April this year before we even had corn out of the ground on our farm. With all the trait options and herbicide tolerant crops, it’s time for a refresher course on volunteer corn control. Your Volunteer Corn is Resistant to The 2 Best Chemistries! What?!? Yep, you read it correctly. [...]
White Mold Answers
By Brian Hefty If you could gain 85 bushels of soybeans by investing $85 per acre more than what you currently are, would you do it? When I asked you that question, you likely thought one of two things: There is no possible way anyone can gain 85 bushels per acre in soybeans Brian has lost it, because I’m never spending $85 per acre on anything In 2017, [...]
Nitrogen Needs in Corn
By Darren Hefty How much nitrogen does your corn crop need? How can you best determine IF you need more nitrogen this season? If so, when, and where are you going to apply it? Let’s take a look at each of these things to help you make the best decisions to maximize your crop’s performance and profitability. First of all, how much nitrogen do you need in total [...]