One of our growers, Jakob Wilson from JCW Farms Partnership, had a test trial of soybeans in the ground by March 19th this year. Among the many discussions of planting soybeans early, AJ Woodyard, BASF Technical Crop Production Specialist, spoke at our Winter Grower’s meeting on how he had success in planting beans early. His […]
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Last Friday, Novus Ag held their Pre-Plant Growers Meeting with special guest, Missy Bauer. Missy is a leading agronomist in the industry and has been a key educator at Corn College since its first year in 2008. Bauer has also worked closely with Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie for over 10 years.
One of the best ways to predict which fields will yield the most is with flag emergence testing. National Corn Growers Contest winner, Randy Dowdy, created the flag test as a way to visualize what strong uniformity looks like. It is believed to be a solid method in determining which fields you will want to […]
Here is an emergence evaluation from Pickaway County. This field was planted on April 26. Seed was planted at a population of 34,000. This grower used an in-furrow starter consisting of 6-24-6 and our Innova Performance Product, Chix Mix. Here are the results: May 9, 12 plants emerged, 95 GDUs May 10, 26 plants emerged, 108 GDUs May 11, 34 plants […]