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Ag PhD New Technologies Clinic

By Brian Hefty

For the first time ever, Ag PhD will be hosting a New Technologies Clinic on Friday, February 23! Please join us! We will be on the Ag PhD Field Day site near Baltic, SD in the Morton Center from 9 am to 3 pm. Here are some of the topics we’ll be covering:

Detailed, […]

February 13th, 2018|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Ag PhD Advanced Soils Clinics

By Brian Hefty

You are ready to take the next step with your soils and your soil fertility program! If you have attended an Ag PhD Soils Clinic in the last 3 years, we invite you to join us at one of two Advanced Soils Clinics. Here are some of the topics we’ll be covering:

Soil tests […]

February 13th, 2018|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Getting the Most From Your Winter Marketing Meetings

By Grain PhD – www.grainphd.com

The Winter Marketing Meeting Season is now upon us and many of you will be attending one of the upcoming Ag PhD meetings in expectations of hearing fresh ideas for marketing 2018 grain production. A Risk Management expert from Grain PhD will be at each of the meetings, and we look […]

December 26th, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Thank You!

By Brian Hefty

Thank you for all your support over the years! In 2018, Ag PhD celebrates 20 years on TV, featuring a brand-new, half-hour show every single week since April 1, 1998. This year is also the 5 year anniversary of the Ag PhD Radio Show heard live each weekday at 2 pm Central on […]

December 26th, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Don’t Rush to Judgment on Seed

By Darren Hefty

I really enjoy learning about seed varieties and hybrids. Every year I will discover a new variety that seemingly works in every situation and soil. Most varieties, though, have certain places they perform very well and others where they just don’t thrive. With all the new varieties you are surely being approached with […]

December 26th, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Ag PhD Winter Workshops

By Brian Hefty

This winter, we will have free Agronomy Workshops, Soils Clinics, Advanced Soils Clinics, and a New Technologies Clinic, as well! I know you are busy, but we have already been working hard to put together the best series of free Ag PhD Winter Workshops we’ve ever had. Please join us!

COAT DRIVE: We talked […]

December 26th, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Natural Solutions

By Darren Hefty

Why do some fields just do better than others? How come in some fields you see lots of residue from the previous crops and others you don’t find hardly any? Why does drought impact certain areas of fields or of your farm in general and others can hang on another week or two […]

December 26th, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Crop Protection: What’s Up & What’s Down for 2018?

By Brian Hefty

When the corn price bottomed out in the fall of 2005 at $1.30 per bushel in my area (eastern South Dakota), had I promised you $3+ corn and 200+ bushel yields in 2017, you would have jumped at the chance, right? Well, in 2017 most farmers got $3 or more for corn and […]

December 26th, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

2018 Ag PhD Soils Clinics

By Brian Hefty

How can I cut expenses? That’s what most farmers ask me. In fact, it’s the number one question I’ve received over the years as an agronomist.

Here’s a better question I would encourage you to ask your agronomist: How can I better invest my money?

Your biggest input expense is likely fertilizer. Yes, fertility response […]

December 26th, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Think Outside the Bin

From Grain PhD – www.grainphd.com

Harvest activity is complete or nearing completion and you are faced with historically weak basis and corn values below their cost of production. You are likely planning to store corn in either on farm storage or through the local elevator, crossing your fingers and hoping to achieve a profitable sales price at […]

December 13th, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|