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In these Farm Basics segments taken from Ag PhD, Brian and Darren Hefty present on-farm topics to a non-farming audience, peeling back the curtain with down-to-earth explanations that help viewers achieve a better understanding of the truth of agriculture.
When smoke goes sideways don't spray. Air temperature inversions are a regular weather phenomenon that can be seen, smelled, and heard. Brian and Darren explain why identifying them is important to farming.
Brian and Darren describe the different stages of corn and soybeans from emergence to harvest. The crop will change quickly as it matures, each new stage brings new ways to prepare it for getting the most yield possible.
Brian and Darren discuss the importance of having streams, rivers, ponds, and/or lakes near your farm fields. These riparian areas can provide many benefits for your soil, but they also need to be maintained regularly.