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Category: Field Management

Prioritize Plant Health from Start to Finish to Advance Yields and Minimize Problems

Agronomist Jeff Morey gives guidance on how to proactively address plant health throughout the season to maximize yield potential....

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Soil & Crop Biotechnology Changing the Game for Nutrient and Fertility Management

At AgriGold's Innovation Days, groundbreaking technology from leading companies took center stage. In the second installment of this three-part series, discover how Pattern Ag is leading a revolution in scouting techniques through advanced nutrient and fertility testing....

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6 Steps for Successful On-Farm Trials

On-farm testing helps farmers make informed decisions and optimize crop production. Trials can provide valuable insights into seed selection, fertilization practices, and crop protection strategies to optimize crop growth and development. ...

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Imagery Unleashed: Empowering Farmers with Next-Level Corn and Soybean Scouting

Scouting corn and soybeans requires meticulous, detailed observation to effectively monitor crop health, identify pests and diseases, and make well-informed management decisions. With the growing acreage involved in farming, the use of aerial imagery can maximize efficiency and reduce the overwhelm ...

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Optimizing Crop Growth: Proactive Strategies for Mid-Season Management

As the growing season progresses, effective management strategies can help farmers stay ahead of crop stresses. Discover the essential factors that can help get the most out of a crop....

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Enhancing Crop Health: The Importance of Fungicide Timing

As crops nationwide enter critical growth stages, it’s crucial to assess disease pressure, implement effective control measures, and determine the optimal timing for foliar fungicide applications....

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From Plant Pests to Crop Health: The Importance of Early Season Corn Scouting

For corn and soybean growers, it’s hard to navigate early season challenges like weeds, pests, diseases, and nutrient deficiencies. To maximize yield potential and financial performance in the face of these issues, it’s crucial to identify the problems early and take preventative measures. ...

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Spring Burndown Considerations for Maximum Weed Control

As you prepare for #plant23, make weed management a priority. Learn more about the limitations, benefits, and when/how you should make a spring burndown application. ...

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Developing an Effective Weed Management Plan for Maximum Yields

Weeds can be a major problem for farmers, as they compete with crops for nutrients, water, and light. Learn how to create a successful weed management plan (and how to implement it) with AgriGold agronomy tips and tricks....

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Managing Yield Goals and Rising Input Costs: Strategies for Optimizing Farm Performance

In today’s environment, managing costs and maintaining yield goals can be a balancing act. With input costs continuing to rise, that’s more of a challenge than ever. Find out which strategy you can use to hit your yield goals – without spending extra dollars. ...

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The Benefits of Employing Cover Crops on Your Farm

As cover crop benefits have increased, there has been additional interest in adding them into traditional corn and soybean cropping systems. Find out the benefits of cover crops, how to choose the best one for your fields, and how to best establish if they are the right agronomic decision....

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Residue Management Critical to Warding off Corn Diseases Like Tar Spot

Reducing the amount of pathogen that’s in a field is critical to limiting your disease risk next season, especially for corn-on-corn fields. Thankfully, there many tools and strategies for getting good soil-to-residue contact....

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How to Optimize A Fall Anhydrous Application

Now that harvest is ending and your bins are full, it’s time to plan for next year. The first strategic choice you need to make? Whether to apply anhydrous ammonia this fall, in the spring, or both. Find out the advantages of applying anhydrous right now to maximize your yearly nitrogen use. ...

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What you Need to Know for a Successful Fall Burndown Application

We’re approaching the beginning of November, which means the end of harvest is in sight. If you’re hoping for an early start to plant 2023, look to a fall burndown application to aid in your success. ...

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What Early Snow Could Mean for 2023’s Crop

Early snowfall could actually offer unanticipated advantages—even if it seems like a burden. Learn the three crucial benefits that snow can offer to your fields this year. ...

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Level Up Plant 2023 With AgriGold’s Seed Order Checklist

With harvest in full swing, now is the best time to start thinking about plant 2023. Get a jump start on your production plans this fall with our top considerations for placing your seed order....

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Soil Testing Should Be At The Foundation Of Every Fertility Program

Any solid fertility program needs to start with a soil test, showing areas lacking and where improvements can be made. Among the many reasons to test soil, more targeted use of costly inputs is a significant economic benefit. “It’s generally more economical for farmers to use the right rate of ...

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AgriGold Drone Trials Vet Fungicides And How They Best Pair With Hybrids

These trials are helping us to understand our hybrids even better so our farmer customers can get the combos that maximize their return on investment. ...

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Variety Selection Critical in Preventing IDC From Sapping Yields

AgriGold is conducting trials to enhance our iron deficiency chlorosis scoring system to better equip farmers to fight this yield-draining deficiency. ...

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Managing Soybean Weeds: There’s No Room for Do-overs

Farmers need to stay on top of weed control in their soybeans to protect yields. See how to maximize every opportunity to reduce soybean weeds....

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New AgriGold Corn Hybrids Available for 2023 Planting

Whether it’s annual climate, soil type, disease pressure, or other management challenges, evaluating your farm’s distinct goals or challenges is the first step to choosing the right corn hybrids for the best chance of success....

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How to determine where to plant which hybrids

Choosing the right hybrids is hard enough, but what about choosing where to plant them? Find out the top questions you should be asking yourself in order to build a yield-optimizing plan for where to plant which hybrids....

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Making the most of nitrogen under price pressure

Ask 50 farmers about their biggest concerns, and you might hear “rising input costs” 50 times. But if you asked all 50 of those farmers about the timing and rates of their nitrogen application, you might get 50 different answers. ...

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Level up your yield with tissue sampling

Our AgriGold agronomists have been working with farmers across the country to implement a rigorous tissue testing program. After nearly a decade of collecting and analyzing tissue samples, your local AgriGold agronomist has the tools and information to make a tissue testing plan for your farm that w...

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Yields That Win: Borges Farms

Borges and his fellow Yield Masters are an example of obsession at its best: yields that win. With leading genetics and a time-tested agronomic partnership, AgriGold continues to deliver exceptional product performance, and the Yield Masters share our relentless commitment to winning. It’s no surp...

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Scheduling Irrigation by Corn Water Use

Critical Stages for Irrigation Timing ...

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Precision Planting 2020 PTI Results – mSet® Multi-Genetic Planting Study

Objective: To analyze the yield and economic benefit of implementing mSet® single meter multi-genetic technology to place specific corn hybrids for individual spatial management zones. mSet® is an upgradeable product to vSet® meters and vDrive® controller, which couples a seed selector added to...

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2021 | Weather Outlook

The 2021 weather outlook in a few cities throughout the US. ...

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Corn Day 1-28

The first 28 days of a corn plant’s life (~ 350 GDUs), is a very critical period in its overall success and setting it up to reach maximum yield potential. When scouting a newly planted cornfield, it is important to understand the fundamental growth habits and what the plant should look like above...

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Corn - Genetics X Environment

Every season presents unique growing conditions and environments. Utilizing genetic diversity with our Field GX™ families will minimize risk and bring greater yields....

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Creating a Roadmap to 300-Bushel Corn

While achieving average corn yields of 300 bushels per acre (BPA) isn’t typical, it is possible for today’s most progressive growers....

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Prioritizing Fields

Be sure to prioritize corn fields for harvesting by maturity and standability as harvest continues. Scout fields regularly as the fall progresses, and/or rely on your seed provider to check fields and provide insight on any fields that may need to be harvested first. Hybrids will vary on late season...

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MAXIMIZE YIELD BY MINIMIZING
LIMITING YIELD FACTORS

AgriGold Yield Masters have discovered a once hidden yield limiting factor in corn plants....

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How To Handle Potential N Loss

The last several years have taught us that Mother Nature will always reign supreme. It’s time for us to evaluate what has transpired so far and determine if we need to alter any crop management decisions. Wet patterns will force a lot of growers to question how much nitrogen they possibly could ha...

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Late Herbicide Applications and
Herbicide Carryover Considerations

A wet and prolonged planting season may cause some herbicide applications to happen later in the season than what was planned. Now that we are in early July, we need to start considering plantback restrictions as well as the growth stage and rapid crop development in summertime heat. Glyphosate Late...

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Leveraging Genetic Diversity
to Maximize Each Acre

Genetics are the foundation of any hybrid’s performance....

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Greensnap

Greensnap, also known as “Brittle Snap” or “Brittle Corn” is the breaking of corn plants during a period of rapid growth & development due to extreme wind events. ...

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Foliar Fungicides

Why & When to use a foliar Fungicide ...

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Greensnap Tech Guide

Greensnap, also known as “Brittle Snap” or “Brittle Corn” is the breaking of corn plants during a period of rapid growth & development due to extreme wind events. ...

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Soybean Gall Midge

Resseliella maxima (Gagné) is a new midge species first confirmed in 2011, much is still unknown. ...

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Green snap in corn

It is that time of year when we hear about green snap occurring in corn. Last year, we came off a very cool April into an unusually warm May/June which caused the corn to grow very rapidly in a short time making it more vulnerable to green snap. This year, a combination of mild temperatures, plentif...

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