XtremeAg

XtremeAg

XtremeAg is a community of highly successful farmers from across the United States coming together to offer an Xtreme look into their personal farming.

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  • Are your Soybeans strong enough to hold pods?

    Kelly Garrett and Mike Evans have identified that one of the biggest yield limiters for soybeans is branch strength. They have spent a lot of time getting enough fertility into the plant in order to grow more pods, but if the branches can’t hold the pods, that’s a problem.

  • Chasing Francis - Episode 2: A Key Stage

    One month since planting, the crop is up and out of the ground. Now the hard work of keeping the crop happy begins. The sudden onset of extremely hot weather presents a challenge to the young corn plants. Nutrient deficiencies threaten yield.

    Follow Kelly Garrett as he attempts to grow the h...

  • Chasing Francis - Episode 1: A Big Deal

    After losing his shot for a big yield last year in the blink of an eye, Kelly Garrett and his team begin the quest to make farming history with the highest yield ever recorded in the state of Iowa. Setting their sights high, the team faces immediate challenges right from the start.

  • A Sprayer Built for Control

    The first Fendt badged Rogator Sprayer in North America, the 900 series is built around enhanced control for farmers. Damian talks with Fendt Rogator brand manager, Dave Fickel, about some of the unique features on this new sprayer.

  • Enhanced Boom Control

    With 35 sections of control on this 120' boom, the first Fendt branded Rogator Sprayer in North America delivers enhanced section control for spray applications. Chad gets a first hand look.

  • Cab Control

    Take a look at the new features of the enhanced cab on the Fendt Rogator 900 series sprayer. Designed for comfort, control and efficiency.

  • What Goes Into Chad's Contest Corn?

    The Alabama state corn yield record holder likes what he sees so far with his contest corn. It also happens to be the location for the Lab trial he is conducting with AgXplore.

  • To Tissue Sample Or Not?

    An estimated 5% or less of all farmers actually engage in regular tissue sampling of their crops. So, if you are not doing it, you are not alone. But that may not make it right. Chad believes in tissue sampling, sort of, and in certain situations, but he certainly does not live or die by the almi...

  • So, You Want To Start Tissue Sampling?

    You listened/watched to the debate in part 1 (To Tissue Sample Or Not?), and you've decided you want to be a better tissue sampler now. In part 2, Chad, Molly and Stephanie talk about and demonstrate the best practices for tissue sampling.

  • Managing Water Tables with High Tech Tile

    Drain tile systems have come a long way in the last 20 years. What started as a functional way to drain water off a field has now become a a complete water management system that delivers precision control of the water table in a field.

  • What Is Your Sugar Content?

    We are out in the field now with Mark and Caleb from Teva Corporation as we measure the sugar content of Chad's corn. Measuring sugar content tells us how much energy the plant has.

  • How Hard is Your Adjuvant Working?

    The information contained on this website is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be an exhaustive or definitive guide to farming, equipment, agronomy or best practices.

  • Does Your Corn Have A Sweet Tooth

    Chad Henderson has been applying sugar to his crop well before it was a "thing." In fact, before it was commercially available for agriculture use, Chad got his supply from the local warehouse supermarket until they stopped selling it to him as they thought he was making illegal whiskey.He knows ...

  • 2 Ear or Not 2 Ear

    What's the deal with the second ear? Do you want a second ear? It is another ear of corn after all that contributes to yield, right? Or is it a bad thing that takes nutrients away from the primary ear? So is a second ear a good thing or a bad thing? We pose the question: 2 Ear or Not 2 Ear? Let's...

  • Are Biogicals The Future of Ag?

    Farming has changed significantly in the past few decades, and at top of the list in changes has been the increased availability and use of biologicals on modern farms. Will there soon be a time when all crop protection inputs will be biological based? Damian talks to Matt Miles and Trey Curtis f...

  • Demystifying Carbon Credits

    As one of the first farmers to go through the process of selling his carbon credits, Kelly Garrett gets asked a lot of questions about the all parts of the process. In this first video about demystifying the carbon marketplace, he answers questions about the data collection and what exactly he i...

  • Uptake! Getting Fertility into the Plant

    As Fertilizer prices are high, farmers like Matt Miles are looking for ways to increase the effectiveness of their existing nutrients. We talk to Robbo Dedman from Ultimate Ag Consulting and James Paterson of Agrotech USA about increasing plant uptake availability, how it works? and why you need ...

  • An Application for Improved Soybean Branching

    Last season, Kelly Garrett lost yield due to weak branching on his soybeans. The large plants with weaker branches could not hold the pods. Mike Evans of Integrated Ag Solutions thinks that Kelly can improve branch strength with a v2 application. Mike talks about the application and why he thin...

  • What is a Health Agent and Does Your Crop Need One?

    We've heard of secret agents and talent agents, but what is a plant health agent? And more importantly, do you really need one? Damian talks with Matt Miles and Trey Curtis from Concept Agritek about a 40 acre trial they are running with a new product called Bio Health that coats the plant with h...

  • How Bad is Rolling Corn?

    It's a hot southeast Arkansas day and Matt's corn is starting to roll up. But why exactly is it rolling up? Should Matt rush to turn on the irrigation? Is it a natural defense mechanism that means he has healthy corn? Is it possible to irrigate too soon? Matt and Robbo talking about differing p...

  • What Are The Early Indicators of a High Yield Bean?

    AgXplore's Brewer Blessitt explains what early factors have a direct correlation with high yielding beans in his most recent visit to Miles Farms.

  • When is it Time to Apply Boron?

    Boron is a neutral ion, meaning it has no charge and will leach away every year if it is not attached to something. Once you get below a certain PPM of boron in your soil, your crops simply won't have enough available boron for the season. Lee Lubbers talks about boron levels and his application ...

  • Maximizing Returns with Improved Planter Fertility

    Kelly Garrett, Kevin Matthews, Matt Miles are joined by Jason Webster from Precision Planting in the Nachurs booth at the 2022 Commodity Classic to talk about their planting fertility programs and how they plan to maximize returns in 2022. Jason Webster breaks down the different planter applied...