Ag PhD: Information for Agriculture

Hosted by Darren and Brian Hefty, Ag PhD is Information for Agriculture. Around the country and around the world, agriculture producers Watch and Listen to Ag PhD.

For the latest information on how to take your operation from Good to Great, tune into Ag PhD on Television, Radio, or watch and listen on your computer RIGHT HERE. With information ranging from how to maximize your fertilizer program & tiling to stopping those yield-robbing insects and crop diseases and more. Plus, you’ll enjoy our weekly segments, including Farm Basics, Iron Talk, and the Weed of the Week.

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Fencelines and Ditches Need Attention, Too!

June 3rd, 2016|

By Brian Hefty

What’s your plan for fencelines and ditches this year?  If you don’t have a plan, you’re not alone, but I want you to ask yourself, “Where do a lot of weeds and insects […]

Increasing Protein in Wheat

June 3rd, 2016|

By Brian Hefty

If you want more protein in wheat, you need to make sure your crop has plenty of nitrogen late in the season.  There are a few other minor tips I will give you […]

Sunflower Crop Management

June 3rd, 2016|

By Darren Hefty

Growing up, there were hardly any post-emerge weed control options in soybeans.  My dad said this “allowed the best managers the opportunity to stand out because they had to be fussy to have […]

Late Soybean Spraying

June 3rd, 2016|

By Brian Hefty

As soon as you saw the title to this article, you probably thought, “Wait a minute.  I haven’t even sprayed soybeans for the first time.  How can it be late?”

The main reason I […]

Alfalfa Management

June 3rd, 2016|

By Darren Hefty

Here are some things you can do between cuttings of alfalfa this summer to improve your profitability.
With alfalfa, you get the chance for multiple harvests each year.  The tough part is mistakes early […]

Ag PhD Field Day July 28th!

June 3rd, 2016|

By Brian Hefty

Join us this summer at the free Ag PhD Field Day on Thursday, July 28th! We are located just 15 minutes from the Sioux Falls airport, and less than 10 miles from both […]