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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In-Season Nitrate Testing

May 12th, 2016|

By Brian Hefty

Plant tissue analysis is great for knowing what is in the plant today for nutrients.  If you want to know how much nitrogen you need to sidedress for corn or how much to […]

Ag PhD Field Day July 28th!

May 12th, 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 […]

Early to Mid Season Fungicide Apps in Corn and Wheat

May 12th, 2016|

By Darren Hefty

I looked back at an article I wrote last year, and the facts are still the facts.
Fungicide Facts

Fungicides are preventative.  They must be applied before the disease hits in order to protect the […]

Post Corn Herbicides

May 12th, 2016|

By Brian Hefty

What will you tankmix with Roundup post-emerge in your corn this spring?  Here is a quick rundown on the 3 most popular options, as well as some extra add-ins you commonly see in […]

Post-Emerge Weed Control in Soybeans

May 12th, 2016|

By Darren Hefty

When you think about the resistant weed problems you face in soybeans, almost every one of them is a broadleaf weed.  If you can solve the toughest broadleaf weed problems on your farm, […]

Plant Tissue Analysis

May 12th, 2016|

By Brian Hefty

Cut, cut, cut… Many farmers I talk to this year are trying to cut “extra expenses”.  Here’s the problem.  What’s an “extra expense” and what’s a good investment?  The worst thing you can […]