JANUARY 1, 2018

Ag PhD has officially announced the company’s first-ever float in the 2018 Tournament of Roses® Parade. The float, Salute to Farmers, brings a whole new meaning to “Making a Difference”.  Who makes more of a difference than farmers?  Without farmers and the food supply farmers produce, none of us would be here.  Farmers work tirelessly to feed our growing world, and they do a fantastic job.  In the United States, for example, we have the healthiest, most abundant, safest, and cheapest food supply in the world!

And that’s all thanks to farmers!

Want to Get Involved?  Learn More About It Here!

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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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Soil Sampling is now easier than ever!

Ag PhD Soils is your complete system for nutrient management. Take a look at the key features:

  • Order Supplies from your Ag PhD Soil Test Headquarters.
  • Create field boundaries on your mobile device or on the web with the mapping tool
  • High contrast views for better visibility in the sunlight
  • Print shipping sheets from your web account
  • Works on both your Apple or Android smartphones and tablets
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  • Build your own recommendations, prescriptions and controller files
  • Track and view your history on your Web Headquarters
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2018 Ag PhD Soils Clinics

December 26th, 2017|

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 […]

Think Outside the Bin

December 13th, 2017|

From Grain PhD –

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 […]

Is Prepay This Year More Important Than Ever?

December 13th, 2017|

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 […]

Ag PhD 2018 Winter Workshops

December 13th, 2017|

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 […]

Vary Your Fungicide Rate

December 13th, 2017|

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 […]

Dicamba: What To Do In 2018

December 13th, 2017|

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 […]