Field Leader Ag Equipment Innovations

Weed Management Considerations (part 4)

When applying a contact herbicide, spray volume is important.

Weed Management Considerations (part 3)

Yield loss can occur if there is injury to beans, but also if there are weed escapes from the pre that need to be contended with in the post application.

Weed Management Considerations (part 2)

“In findings from the study at the University of Guelph, some plants can detect competition and reflected light even before reaching the soil surface.” – Luke Schulte, Field Agronomist for Becks

Weed Management Considerations (part 1)

“In a time period when there are concerns of herbicide availability, it is important to revert back to what we know.” – Luke Schulte, Field Agronomist, Becks.

Brazilian soybeans: not a disaster yet, but a serious failure is not impossible

“The country as a whole is still likely to produce a record soybean crop.” – Daniele Siqueira, AgRural Commodities Agrícolas

Enhancing Crop Growth with Humic Compounds

Soils with adequate Humic Acid have good soil structure, allowing soils to crumble and greatly improves microbial growth.

Fulvic Acid

Fulvic acid has an open carbon structure that is a light weight compound with almost miraculous properties! 

Lime Considerations

Proper soil pH is important for nutrient availability, herbicide activity, and crop development. For most soils, additional lime is not needed every year.

Field Leader Ag Equipment Innovations

Alternative Spring Burndown/Postemergence Strategies when Herbicides are in Short Supply

The two main active ingredients that we’re hearing about right now are glyphosate (Roundup, others) and glufosinate (Liberty, others), for which prices have increased substantially.  There will likely be limited supplies of other pesticide active ingredients as well, but in the short term, a shortage of these two active ingredients poses some major challenges for corn and soybean production.

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