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Is Prepay This Year More Important Than Ever?

By Darren Hefty

Benjamin Franklin was quoted as saying, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” As a farmer, I know this to be true. There’s no guarantee of good weather, fair crop prices, low input costs, or certainly profitability. However, you do have one advantage as a farmer: […]

December 13th, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Ag PhD 2018 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 13th, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Vary Your Fungicide Rate

By Darren Hefty

Fungicides – is it possible to just go variable rate or spot spray in fields?

When it comes to disease control and prevention, does your whole field need the same rate of fungicide? Precision ag has shown us without a doubt that fields are not the same from one end to the other. The […]

December 13th, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Dicamba: What To Do In 2018

By Brian Hefty

I hate dicamba. Wait. I love dicamba for weed control.

Are you going through this same debate? I know this may be difficult for you, depending on what you saw and how you felt in 2017, but please take the emotion out for a couple minutes, and let’s take a closer look at the […]

December 13th, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Ag PhD Rose Parade Float

By Brian Hefty
Quick Facts:

Ag PhD float theme: Salute to Farmers
Riders: 100 farmers (this should be a record)
Float dimensions: Approximately 18’ wide by 110’ long. This will be one of the biggest in the parade.
Seed: There is still time to send a pound (or so) of seed from your farm and have it as part of […]

December 13th, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Ag PhD 2018 Winter Workshops

By Brian Hefty

This winter, we will have 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 about […]

October 23rd, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

The First Five Steps to Successful Grain Marketing

From Grain PhD – www.grainphd.com
1.  Visit www.grainphd.com and register.
The team of professionals behind Grain PhD has developed a comprehensive website that is designed to be an educational product, as well as a tool to receive market information.  The objective of GrainPhD.com is to aid you in becoming more comfortable with the products that are available and […]

October 23rd, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Price Crashes

By Brian Hefty

I have great news for you today. There are even more price crashes with certain input costs! Below are 4 categories where prices are at an all-time low. Because of this, the ROI with using these products has never been better, and you may need to incorporate these things into your overall program […]

October 23rd, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Sclerotinia White Mold

By Darren Hefty

What happened in 2017 that made it the worst white mold year I’ve seen in 20 years? There are several factors that played into our issues with sclerotinia white mold, and there are also a number of control methods that showed some promise. Here’s what we learned this year.

Conditions that led to sclerotinia […]

October 23rd, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|

Ag PhD Rose Parade Float

October 23rd, 2017|Ag PhD Newsletter|