Market Feed Blog
Posted by Dave Dyson, Agronomist on August 28, 2019
Several times this past week, I have been asked two big questions: “How is the corn crop progressing?” and “What is your best guess at yield for the 2019 corn crop?” Scouting the corn field at 55 MPH will not tell you much. The [...]
Posted by Dave Dyson, Agronomist on August 23, 2019
The agriculture industry is abuzz about hemp and the opportunities a new crop can provide to markets and crop rotations. Regardless of whether you think the 2018 Farm Bill went too far in legalizing the propagation and distribution of hemp, or if you think it did not [...]
Posted on August 21, 2019
In this week’s crop update, Agronomist Dave Dyson and Product Specialist Jessica Link discuss management of soybeans heading into the reproductive stages and scouting fields during corn pollination.
Soybean ManagementYield is being determined in the reproductive stages It is essential to keep stress [...]
Posted by Dave Dyson, Agronomist on August 16, 2019
This year’s weed situation has been the worst in my recent memory. I have been called out to many fields where Roundup® and Liberty® are not killing giant ragweed, marestail, waterhemp, or lambsquarter. Some problems can be attributed to a boring insect hollowing [...]
Posted on August 15, 2019
We are in Northwest Ohio this week bringing you an update from the field. Senior Account Representative Seth Miller and Agronomist Dave Dyson take a look at a cover crop field with oats and radishes, current crop conditions including corn pollination and bean staging, and working with your representative [...]
Posted by Dave Dyson, Agronomist on August 8, 2019
This year’s late planting and extreme weather has growers contemplating what inputs to invest in versus cut. Early in the growing season, we experienced wetter-than-normal conditions, and recently, we have been facing higher-than-normal temperatures and humidity during pollination. These conditions have provided a high potential [...]
Posted on August 7, 2019
In this week’s crop update, Agronomist Dave Dyson and Product Specialist Jessica Link discuss soybean and corn diseases, late season nitrogen application on soybeans, and observations made on starter fertilizer applications.
Disease:Corn and soybean diseases are a threat to crop production Keep a [...]
Posted on August 1, 2019
We are in Louisiana this week bringing you an update from the field. Agronomist Dr. Joe Pankey and Associate Merchant Claudia Williams discuss current crop conditions, yield estimates, harvest timelines and working with your Account Representative on marketing solutions and risk management tools.