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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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Wheat Pre Herbicides and Seed Treatments

August 27th, 2015|

By Darren Hefty

I learned a lot this year about how to raise a great wheat crop and what the keys to success are for farmers all across North America.  Fertility and the timing of fertilizer […]

How Do Your Know Your Seed Is High Quality?

August 27th, 2015|

By Brian Hefty

As farmers, we are really pretty trusting of most people and companies we do business with.  Seed is a good example.  We just expect that whatever we order is of high quality, and […]

New Soybean Traits Delayed

August 27th, 2015|

By Brian Hefty

You’ve likely heard of BalanceBean (HPPD trait), Enlist (2,4-D trait), and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend (dicamba trait).  Unfortunately, none of them is going to be marketed in soybeans in 2016, with the possible […]

Stop Weeds Now in Pastures

August 27th, 2015|

By Darren Hefty

As fall approaches, there is excitement building for harvest, kids back in school, and a host of other things.  Don’t miss out, though, on perhaps the best opportunity of the year to wipe […]

Top 10 Reasons NOT to Use the Ag PhD Soil Test App

August 27th, 2015|

By Brian Hefty

In the past year, the Ag PhD Soil Test app has become one of the most popular ag apps out there.  We hope you have downloaded it and will use it this fall […]

Is It Worth It to Spray Weeds in Soybeans in July?

July 10th, 2015|

By Darren Hefty

The title says it all.  Is it still worth it?  Other than questions about our upcoming Field Day, this is what most of the questions I’m getting are about.  Why is this even […]