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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.

Agriculture is the most important industry in the world, and we bring you the information you need to best manage your business.

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Ag PhD Field Day On July 26th!

April 11th, 2018|

Improve Pasture Production

April 11th, 2018|

By Brian Hefty

Your pasture is just as much of a crop as your corn, soybeans, and wheat. Your pasture, when managed well, can be super-productive. When your grass is fed a well-balanced diet, your livestock […]

3 Pre’s in Soybeans

April 11th, 2018|

By Brian Hefty

You need 3 pre-emerge modes of action if you want to stop resistant weeds, prevent future weed outbreaks, and maximize soybean yields! While 3 modes of action may sound expensive, it should only […]

Wheat: The First Pass

April 11th, 2018|

By Darren Hefty

Your first in-crop pass in wheat may be just around the corner, but there are three things you need to do before the sprayer gets to the field.
1. Take a Plant Tissue Sample
This […]

Burndown Options in Corn and Soybeans

April 11th, 2018|

By Brian Hefty

Since the advent of no-till and strip-till, answering burndown questions has occupied a lot of my time each spring for the last 25+ years. Here are some of the top questions and answers […]

Bridging the Gap from Farm to Market

April 11th, 2018|

From Grain PhD

You work long and hard to produce the best possible crop you can. But how do you maximize your profit from that crop? How do you effectively manage your costs of production and […]