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Drying Grain, Residue Management, Matching Soil Test Data to Yield Data | Ag PhD
Find out how farmers dry grain down to an ideal moisture percentage, how to manage residue in fields to avoid harm to the next crop, and how to increase yield and profitability by correlating your soil test data to your yield data.
Discolored Soybeans, How to Fix High Soil pH, Fall Herbicide Spraying | Ag PhD
What if your soybeans turn out purple, or your soil pH is 8, or you have a lot of perennial weeds after harvest? The Hefty brothers have these answers, and also talk prostrate pigweed, and corn shatter loss in this episode.
Automatic Bin Fan Controls, Fall Pasture Spraying, Grids vs Zones | Ag PhD
The coming of fall means keeping your grain at the right moisture now through technology, weeding your livestock grass for a spring grazing, and soil sampling in a clear and organized fashion. Plus the Hefty brothers discuss creeping charlie and deep fertilizer placement.
Re-Entry Intervals, Herbicide Carryover, Pasture Fertility Programs | Ag PhD
The Hefty brothers talk pesticide safety for humans, animals, and next year's crop. Soil sampling is the key to great pasture grasses. The Weed of the Week is fall panicum and Iron Talk covers cleaning up after a downed corn harvest.
Pre-Harvest Intervals, Fall Alfalfa Seeding, Winter Wheat Seed Treatments|Ag PhD
Brian and Darren explain what a pre-harvest interval is, why seeding alfalfa in the late summer or early fall is a good idea, and what to apply to your winter wheat seed to help your crop get off to a great start.
The Hefty brothers talk flowers and pods in beans, what exactly to put down on wheat, and how two months of late oats save the soil. The Weed of the Week is horsenettle. And Iron Talk is buzzing with bees.
Warm vs. Cool-Season Grasses, Test Weight and Protein, Tar Spot Disease | Ag PhD
The Hefty Brothers discuss how the weather can effect your lawn, how to increase your yield and quality of your wheat, and how they control corn diseases on their farm. Plus they talk buffalobur and windrowers.
Learn why some farmers remove wheat straw or other residue after harvest, what products to use for a post-harvest burndown this summer, and why you shouldn't stop your soybean fungicide program too early this season.
Brian and Darren talk about nutrients for trees, how to prepare for lack of rain, and why the mites do well in the drought. The Weed of the Week is common knotweed and Iron Talk is about slowing down your sprayer.
Ag PhD Field Day 2023, Late-Season Weeds In Corn, Late-Season Soybean Diseases
Brian and Darren invite you to the 2023 Ag PhD Field Day. Then they discuss whether or not you should control large weeds in your corn around brown silk stage, and how to prevent various late-season diseases in soybeans.
Soybean Flowering, Satellite Imagery, Tar Spot is Coming | Ag PhD
Brian and Darren Hefty talk about why June 21st is significant in soybeans, plus a great new way to study your fields, and what is being done to stop the latest corn disease headed your way. The Weed of the Week is smallflower buttercup. And state of the art farm shops are shown.
Plant Growth Hormones, Dicamba • Enlist • Liberty • Roundup, White Mold | Ag PhD
This week, Brian and Darren discuss the use of plant growth hormones on the farm, how to get the most out of your dicamba, Enlist, Liberty, or Roundup application in soybeans, and how to minimize white mold pressure in soybeans.
Ag PhD Field Day, Herbicide Carryover, Later-Season Wheat Treatments | Ag PhD
Brian and Darren Hefty explain all the great things in Field Day, how to avoid hurting future crops with previous year's sprays, and what your wheat wants at both flag leaf and heading stages. The Weed of the Week is yellow foxtail and the Iron Talk is about air inversions.
Ag PhD Scouting and Scholarships, Humic and Fulvic Acid, Sidedressing Nutrients
In this episode the Hefty brothers talk about helping those new to farming, biologicals that you may not have heard of yet, and applying N, S, and B after your crop has come up. The Weed of the Week is compass plant. Plus Darren talks about paying $640/hr to spray fields!
Sweet vs. Field Corn, Post-Emerge Corn Herbicides, Early Season Insects | Ag PhD
Why don't people eat the corn produced by most farmers, what are the best products for weed control in growing corn, and what are the bugs you should be scouting for right now? Brian and Darren answer these questions and discuss cursed crowfoot and planter technology.
Increasing Stalk Size, Keeping Dicamba on Target, Soybean Post Residual | Ag PhD
In this episode, Brian and Darren Hefty talk about how growers can reduce lodging in crops by increasing stalk size. They discuss how to reduce drift and volatility issues when applying dicamba, and what residual products you could spray post-emerge in soybeans.