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User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 610
  • Dubuque, IA

On-Farm Production of Green Anhydrous Ammonia

 
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Producing your own anhydrous ammonia on the farm with renewable energy might seem like a pipe dream but it's about to become a reality. Fuel Positive is a Canadian company that is rolling out a containerized  system that uses air, water, and either grid-tied or renewable electri…

User Picture Kent Bennis
  • 2940
  • Delmar, Iowa

Phosphate Utilization

 
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TopYielders, Given the cost of Phosphorus this Fall, I'm looking to use PMax to increase Phosphate utilization.  What experience have you had with PMax or other Phosphate enhancing products?

User Picture Chris Bowman
  • 140
  • Clinton County Iowa

Tar spot

 
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Hearing of severe tar spot pressure in corn in Northern Iowa. How are others managing this disease? Changing fungicide timing? Addional fungicide applications? 

User Picture Chris Bowman
  • 140
  • Clinton County Iowa

Crop conditions in your area?

 
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How would you rate the crops in your area? I know some areas have struggled to get things planted due to heavy rains. 

Here locally in Eastern Iowa I would rate corn and soybeans as very good. It was a cold start to spring but things look good overall.  Many end of April-May 2nd…

User Picture Chris Bowman
  • 140
  • Clinton County Iowa

Crop inputs for 2023

 
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Fertilizer currently at all time highs, but will markets soften at all before 2023 input season? Will there be a better time to buy with current world events and economics? Should we purchase fertilizers this summer even if prices don't soften? 

User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 610
  • Dubuque, IA

Planter setup and maintenance for optimal performance

 
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Spring planting is right around the corner! In our latest podcast we discuss last-minute planter maintenance, planter setup for different conditions, assessing planter performance, and high-speed planting. 

 

User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 610
  • Dubuque, IA

Getting the most bang for your buck with spring manure applications

 
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Spring is a good time to apply manure, especially with high fertilizer prices. Check out our latest podcast on getting the most bang for your buck with spring manure for more information. 

 

User Picture Brian Dougherty
  • 610
  • Dubuque, IA

Managing In-Season Nitrogen and Cover Crop Applications Autonomously With the Rowbot

 
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Will robotics revolutionize row-crop agriculture? Check out our podcast to learn more about the latest ag tech for managing nitrogen and cover crops in-season. 

 

User Picture Paul Carter
  • 2310
  • Polk County, Iowa

Corn (maize) managment pocket guides for sub- and tropical areas?

 
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Does anyone on the Top Yield network know of useful corn (maize) management "pocket" type guides for sub- and tropical areas?

Factors such as growth and development and insect, disease, and soil fertility scouting in pocket guide form -- such as we have available for North Ameri…