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Root vs Shoot Inhibitors, The Pros and Cons of Prepay, Your Crops Need Zinc
Brian and Darren Hefty point out that different herbicides target different parts of the weed, prepaying crop inputs has benefits and complications, and zinc is the micronutrient you need to closely balance with phosphorus. Plus they talk common mallow weed control and foaming insecticide.
Keeping Carbon in the Soil, Stop Soybean Gall Midge, The Facts on Phosphorus
Brian and Darren Hefty tell us how farmers are helping save the planet, keeping gall midge out of the beans, and navigating the confusing but essential nutrient of phosphorus. Plus hemp dogbane is the Weed of the Week. And we talk fertilizer storage tanks in the Iron Talk.
The Weed Seed Bank, Fixing Sodic Soils, Variable Planting Population
Brian and Darren discuss the continuous fight against weeds, how to fix soils that have too much sodium, and how to decide if you should increase or decrease planting populations in corn, soybeans, and wheat.
Apical Dominance, Base Saturation: Potassium, Understanding Soil Compaction
What happens if you lose the top growing point in a plant? What is the perfect percentage for K with other nutrients? And how can you manage compacted soils on the farm? Plus henbit and post-harvest checklists.
Weed Control in Shelterbelts, Corn Rootworm Control, Base Saturation: Calcium
What's the best way to fight weeds in your trees, what are Brian & Darren's 3 steps to rootworm control, and what's the best number for calcium in your soil? Plus we talk marestail and deep fertilizer placement in today's show.
How heavy is your soil, why don't we bury trash in farmyards anymore, and what wonderful soil-prep is between no-till & conventional tillage? Plus Brian & Darren talk field pennycress control and lime applications.
Road Safety, Seed Corn Prices and Planting Population, Soil Test and Yield Data
Brian and Darren discuss sharing the road with farm equipment, cutting planting populations when seed corn prices are higher, and how to improve your fertility program by matching your soil test data with your yield data.
Field Operations at Night, How to Fix High pH Soil, Late Season Weed-Escapes
Yes you can drop your high soil pH, Brian and Darren Hefty have many solutions to help you achieve the ideal balance! Plus they talk night-farming, end of season weeds, drain tile maintenance, and black nightshade control.
Brian & Darren Hefty discuss what is best to do with your corn residue, if it's better to harvest soybeans too wet or too dry, and if grids or zones are better for soil sampling maps. Plus there's cone bottom bins and dandelions in today's show.
This show features corn silage harvesting, "winterizing" alfalfa fields, & products to put in front of wheat. Plus, the Hefty brothers talk ragweed control and air reels for harvesting lodged soybeans.
Why do corn plants have those roots that appear above ground along the base of the stalk? Why should you plant oats or turnips in the fall? What exactly is drain tile & will it work on your farm? Plus Brian & Darren Hefty talk milkweed and combine fires in this Ag PhD Show.
Maturity in Corn & Soybeans, Tar Spot, and Gall Midge
This episode Brian and Darren Hefty talk about tar spot in corn, and gall midge in soybeans. Plus the weed is white clover, Iron Talk focuses on nitrogen applications, and is it heat or day-length primary for growing your corn and soybeans?.