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The BigYield Spotlight – Aerial Mapping

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Kent Kauffman discusses our aerial mapping service and its benefits to producers. Listen to Kent Kauffman of the BigYield.us team and Kyle Hill, Ag 1280 Farm Director, each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on Ag 1280 KDKD-AM. The segments air at 7:15 am and again at 12:15 pm. This segment originally aired on May 29, 2017. Audio Transcription Kyle: Time for ... Read More »

Balance Lower Soybean Populations with Treated Seed

Balance Lower Soybean Populations with Treated Seed

In the past few weeks, soybean planting has accelerated. Monday’s planting progress report from USDA shared that that 53 percent of soybean acreage in selected states had been planted. Growers have roughly half of the country’s soybean acreage yet to plant, though. Planting population may be one factor still on the minds of soybean growers who are preparing to plant. ... Read More »

The BigYield Spotlight – BigSweetYield and BRIX Levels

BigYield Spotlight - BigSweetYield and BRIX Levels

Kent Kauffman discusses using BigSweetYield and it’s effects on a plants BRIX levels. Listen to Kent Kauffman of the BigYield.us team and Kyle Hill, Ag 1280 Farm Director, each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on Ag 1280 KDKD-AM. The segments air at 7:15 am and again at 12:15 pm. This segment originally aired on May 26, 2017. Audio Transcription Kyle: Welcome ... Read More »

Applying the BigYieldCoat Soy Seed Treatment in a Center-Fill Planter

Applying the BigYieldCoat Soy Seed Treatment in a Center-Fill Planter

BigYieldCoat Soy, formulated to supply vital nutrients and support good emergence, growth and development, is a dry seed treatment. It works well in many planters, including those with center-fill units. To use BigYieldCoat Soy in a center-fill planter, first sprinkle the treatment as seed fills the planter. Then, mix to ensure that seed is covered evenly. The agitator in the ... Read More »

The BigYield Spotlight – In-Crop Burning

BigYield Spotlight - In-Crop Burning

Kent Kauffman discusses using the BigYield Burners for weed and pest control while a crop is in the field. Listen to Kent Kauffman of the BigYield.us team and Kyle Hill, Ag 1280 Farm Director, each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on Ag 1280 KDKD-AM. The segments air at 7:15 am and again at 12:15 pm. This segment originally aired on May ... Read More »

Use a Burner to Organically Control Insects

Use a Burner to Organically Control Insects

Burners use propane-fueled torches to generate heat that measures roughly 2,200 degrees F. The heat can kill insects and their eggs found above the soil surface and within about the top 1/8 inch of soil. The heat can control insects such as stink bugs and armyworms. Growers can use a burner pre-emergence or post-emergence depending on insect pressure. Note that ... Read More »

Insect Control Options for Corn

Insect Control Options for Corn

As corn emerges, pest pressure can create a challenge for corn, even in acreage that used an insecticide seed treatment. Cutworms and grubs are two pests posing some problems for growers in the Midwest. We encourage farmers to regularly scout their fields to identify whether insect populations are present at harmful levels. Applying an insecticide can help to minimize damage ... Read More »

The BigYield Spotlight – The Importance of Glucose

BigYield Spotlight - The Importance of Glucose

Kent Kauffman discusses the importance of glucose in crop growth, and discusses how BigSweetYield contains glucose. Listen to Kent Kauffman of the BigYield.us team and Kyle Hill, Ag 1280 Farm Director, each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on Ag 1280 KDKD-AM. The segments air at 7:15 am and again at 12:15 pm. This segment originally aired on May 22, 2017. Audio ... Read More »

Support Phosphorus Uptake to Get Big Yields

Support Phosphorus Uptake to Get Big Yields

In recent weeks, we at BigYield.us have watched spring planting advance throughout the country, and we’re excited about the growing season ahead! As growers like you continue to plant and tend crops this spring, we at BigYield.us emphasize utilizing all the tools that you can to cost-effectively maximize yields. Driving yields and earning a return on yield-enhancement practices are vital ... Read More »

The BigYield Spotlight – BigSweetYield

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Kent Kauffman discusses BigSweetYield, the cold-processed sweetener product from BigYield.us. Listen to Kent Kauffman of the BigYield.us team and Kyle Hill, Ag 1280 Farm Director, each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on Ag 1280 KDKD-AM. The segments air at 7:15 am and again at 12:15 pm. This segment originally aired on May 19, 2017. Audio Transcription Kyle: Once again we have ... Read More »