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 2016 Winter Events

November 3rd, 2015|

Last year we had over 15,000 people attend our Winter Workshops & Clinics.  If you attended, thank you!  We will have lots of new info for you this year.  If you haven’t attended one of […]

2016 Finance Offers

November 3rd, 2015|

By Brian Hefty

Every year we talk about the importance of prepaying.  The savings are big, and most dealers offer price protection on seed and pesticides if prices go down in-season.  If you are holding on […]

Soybean Fertility Even More Critical in 2016

November 3rd, 2015|

By Darren Hefty

The biggest key to reaching higher soybean yields is proper fertilization.  There are two challenges with this.  First, many farmers aren’t fertilizing at all.  Second, with such high corn yields coming off the […]

Dramatic Price Reductions

November 3rd, 2015|

By Brian Hefty

So far this year, many products are out at lower to significantly lower prices than just a year ago.  This list includes Liberty, Roundup, Durango, Touchdown, Harness, Surpass NXT, 2,4-D amine & ester, […]

Managing Sclerotinia White Mold

November 3rd, 2015|

By Darren Hefty

Sclerotinia white mold is a disease that affects broadleaf crops in the Upper Midwest like sunflowers, soybeans, dry beans, canola, and others.  It is caused by a fungus and varies in severity from […]

What Is the Best Way to Cut Costs?

November 3rd, 2015|

By Brian Hefty

I have been a full-time agronomist for over 25 years now, and since I’ve heard the question, “Brian, what can I do to cut my costs this year?” about a zillion times, I […]