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.
Less Stress, More Success
By Grain PhD You just spent many long and demanding hours in the field planting your crops, and you are continuing to work hard to make sure all that effort pays off. Now is the time to take the next step of successful farming – taking control of your crop price and preparing your marketing plan. With inevitably busier days ahead, what can you do today to prepare [...]
Introducing the Ag PhD Insider Magazine
By Brian Hefty Beginning next month, we are replacing the Ag PhD newsletter with the Ag PhD Insider magazine. The magazine will publish every other month, so 6 times per year. We want to thank you for reading the newsletter all the years we have sent it out, and we hope you will subscribe to the magazine. What you will find in the Ag PhD Insider magazine is [...]
Micronutrient Focus: Zinc
By Darren Hefty Zinc is likely the most frequently applied micronutrient. Many farmers we know use 1 quart of chelated zinc in-furrow for corn. Is this enough zinc for your crop? Do I need zinc for other crops, too? Is there a cheaper way to feed the crop? Why is zinc so important? Functions of Zinc Key for moisture absorption Important for flower formation Frost protection Germination and [...]