Ag PhD Full Episodes
Hosted by Brian and Darren Hefty, Ag PhD brings new information on how to improve crop health throughout the season, protect the environment, and produce more yields at harvest. New episodes weekly.
AgPhD Winter Workshops, HPPD Corn Herbicide, Cold, Saturated Germ. Tests on Corn
This week's topics are the 2020 Ag PhD Winter Workshops, saturated cold germ tests for your seed & HPPD herbicides in corn. Weed of the Week is velvetleaf. Darren talks about mixing herbicides & fertilizer.
Ag PhD | Ethanol, Make Liberty Work Better, Burndown, 2019 - Flooding
In this week's episode of Ag PhD, the Hefty Brothers discuss everything from managing weeds in soybeans, to recapping 2019, ethanol, and much more. Enjoy the show!
How Much Water do Crops Need, Prepay, Nickel and Other Tiny Micronutrients
This week's topics are water usage in crops, prepaying for crop inputs & applying molybdenum, cobalt & nickel. Weed of the Week is ivyleaf morningglory. Darren talks about installing tile with GPS vs laser.
Why does Corn have Brace Roots? 3 Pre's in Soybeans, Manganese
Welcome to Ag PhD! In this week's episode, Brian and Darren Hefty discuss brace roots on corn, manganese, and the important Three Pre herbicides that we highly recommend. Enjoy the show!
Winter vs Spring Crop, Xtend vs Enlist Soybeans, Fe-IDC, Fe more than Mn Levels
In this episode, the Hefty brothers talk about winter and spring crops, Xtend vs. Enlist soybeans, and iron for plants. Weed of the Week is toothed spurge & Darren talks about field cultivator maintenance.
Snow Fences and Crop in Field as a Snow Fence, Revytek, Veltyma, Copper
In this week's episode of Ag PhD, Brian and Darren Hefty discuss a wide range of topics from Fungicide, cone bottom bins, snow fences, copper management, and more. Enjoy the show!
Burning Ditches, Reducing IDC for Next Year, Tariffs and Chemical Price Increase
This week Darren and Brian Hefty talk about burning ditches, tariffs on chemicals, and iron deficiency chlorosis. The Weed of the Week is wild oats and Darren talks about planting "in the strip."
Harvesting Silage vs Grain, How to Avoid Crusting Issues for Next Year, Boron
In this week's episode of Ag PhD Brian and Darren Hefty discuss a wide range of topics from soil crusting, boron management, harvesting soil vs. grain, soil probes, and our weed of the week (Plus more!) Enjoy the show!
What is a Winter Annual, Crop Plan for Next Year on Unplanted Acres, Zinc
This week's topics are winter annual weeds, zinc, and planning unplanted acres. The Weed of the Week is bur cucumber, and Darren talks about variable rate micronutrient application.
Weed Control in Shelterbelts, Corn Traits, Sulfur
In this week's episode of Ag PhD, Brian and Darren Hefty discuss a wide range of topics from boron management, corn traits, sulfur, and a pesky weed of the week. Enjoy the show!
Herbicide Carryover with Delayed Spray, Reducing Disease, P-Fall vs Spring App
This week's topics are herbicide carryover, fall phosphorus application, reducing crop disease, and harvest loss. Also, we have an important Weed of the Week to control. Thanks for watching!
Cattle Grazing Corn Stalks, Fall Herbicide App, Fall Nitrogen Application
Welcome to Ag PhD! In this week's show, Brian and Darren Hefty discuss fall nitrogen application, preparing ground post corn harvest, cows, Texas Panicum weeds, and more!
Terminating or Leaving Cover Crops, Drain Tile, Base Saturation Calcium
This week's topics include cover crops, drain tile, and calcium. The Weed of the Week is foxtail barley and Darren talks about using anhydrous ammonia safely. Enjoy the show!
Soil Testing in Lawns, Pastures, Deep Tillage, How to Fix Sodic Soils
In this week's episode of Ag PhD Brian and Darren discuss deep tillage, sodic soils, grease, gumweed, and more. Enjoy the show!
Soil Health Tests, Lift Stations, Base Saturation MG, Soil Tests
This week's topics are soil health tests, lift stations, and magnesium in your soil. The Weed of the Week is leafy spurge and Darren discusses downed-corn in his Iron Talk segment. Thanks for watching!
Chopping Corn Heads, Strip Till, Base Saturation K, Soil Test
In this week's episode of Ag PhD, Brian and Darren Hefty discuss a wide range of topics from managing potassium, fall tillage, chopping corn heads, strip tilling, and of course tackling our Weed of the Week.
Gibberellic Acid, Seeding Residue Breakdown this Fall, Soil Test-Organic Matter
This week's topics are gibberellic acid, residue breakdown, organic matter, burndown without spray drift, controlling wild 4 o'clock, and more from the Heftys.
Fallow Syndrome, Soybean Harvest Moisture, Cation Exchange Capacity
In this week's episode of Ag PhD, Brian and Darren discuss a wide range of topics from managing soybean moisture, cation exchange capacity, and even planning to plant after a fallow year. Join us for more.
Corn Reproduction, Fall Pasture Spraying, Low Soil pH
This week's topics are corn reproduction, pasture weed control in the fall, and fixing low-pH soils. The weed of the week is tansy mustard and Darren talks about hydraulic fluid in this week's Iron Talk.
How Certain Plants Produce Their Own Nitrogen, Greensnap, Fixing High pH Soil
This week on Ag PhD, Brian and Darren Hefty discuss a wide range of topics from how soybeans produce their own nitrogen, managing pH levels on your farm, preventing combine fires, trees where you don't want them, and much more.
Drain Tile Basics, Fall Soil Testing, Pre-Emerge Herbicides
This week's topics are drain tile, pre-emerge herbicides for fall-seeded crops, and soil sampling preparation. Weed of the Week is Italian ryegrass. Darren talks about corn planting consistency in Iron Talk.
Grain Bin Prep, Preparing for the 2020 Planting Season, Late Spraying Soybeans
This week on Ag PhD, Brian and Darren discuss a wide range of topics including grain bin preparation, soybean scouting, liquid fertilizers, bromegrass, and much more.
What is a Root Pit, When Should You Buy Crop Inputs? Desiccation
This week, Brian and Darren Hefty discuss root pits, when to buy crop inputs, and crop desiccation. The Weed of the Week is volunteer alfalfa, and Darren talks about seeding cover crops.
What is a Cover Crop? Tiling, Experimental Biologicals
This week on Ag PhD, Brian & Darren Hefty discuss cover crops, tile, natural products, AC maintenance, downy brome, and more!