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Aidan McDonald
  • 60
  • Parmer County, Texas

Agrivoltaics Startup

 
    • 6
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I have recently been contacted by a friend who has come up with an agrivoltaics startup. He was asking for my advice and questions that I had about the startup. I believe that the system could work well with staple crops such as corn and soybeans. I was wondering if anyone agree…

User Picture Kent Bennis
  • 2710
  • Delmar, Iowa

Tar Spot

 
    • 8
    • votes

The Tar Spot came in late enough it didn’t affect the yield  I applied fungicide on July 20th.  August 30th there wasn’t any Tar Spot present,  This is a hybrid that has good tolerance to Tar Spot  Growers will need to evaluate hybrids and plan on a fungicide treatment going fo…

User Picture Kenny Johnson
  • 2650
  • Boone County, IN

Tarspot in Nebraska. What to do next year?

 
    • 6
    • votes

Tarspot was identified in eastern Nebraska according to this report. If growers plan on going back to corn, how should they go about scouting for the disease next spring?  Drones?  Also, can a curative fungicide application work if made earlier enough?  If so what stage of co…

User Picture Kent Bennis
  • 2710
  • Delmar, Iowa

Nitrogen Pricing

 
    • 6
    • votes

The current price for 32% nitrogen in Eastern Iowa for 2022 crop is $600/ton.

At $0.94/unit corn on corn acres will evaporate.  Nitrogen pricing has already reduced forecasted acres nearly 2 million for the US next year.

North Dakota will plant wheat, barley, canola, soybeans, s…

User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 430
  • Dubuque, IA

Maximizing the value of fall manure and nitrogen applications

 
    • 6
    • votes

Check out the latest Engineering Your Farm podcast episode for tips on maximizing the value of fall manure and nitrogen applications. 

 

User Picture Brian Bourquard
  • 30
  • California

Corn / soy harvest

 
    • 3
    • votes

I have seen that 2021 might be a huge corn harvest - checking in with people closer to the midwest if that's the case? How are farmers managing the supply chain disruptions with respect to off-take and storage?

User Picture Cheryl Mitchell
  • 1200
  • Champaign County, Illinois

National Farmer's Day

 
    • 5
    • votes

Happy National Farmer's Day - YES, let's celebrate how special this industry is and how important it is! Have a great day.

 

 

User Picture Kenny Johnson
  • 2650
  • Boone County, IN

Grain Weevil Robot

 
    • 4
    • votes

Curious if anyone has any experience with the Grain Weevil?  Is this a solution that you might try in supporting grain bin safety? Thoughts anyone?  Thanks! 

User Picture Blair Bennis
  • 1310
  • Hancock County Ohio

2022 Corn Acre Decrease?

 
    • 7
    • votes

In my part of the world, there are a lot of growers seriously considering switching some corn acres to beans in 2022 due to nitrogen costs. What’s the conversation like in your area?