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Heat Up Your Weed and Insect Control Efforts

Heat Up Your Weed and Insect Control Efforts

At this time of year, weed and insect pressure require watchful management. If either pressure runs rampant, then plant health and yields are bound to suffer. Weeds compete with crops for water and nutrition. This competition can weaken the opportunity for crops to leverage these resources for their own benefit. From a pest perspective, insects can attack corn ears, soybean ... Read More »

Top Five Things to Know About In-Crop Burning

Top Five Things to Know About In-Crop Burning

In-crop burning can serve as a chemical-free alternative for controlling weeds and insects in your fields as crops emerge and establish themselves. Before you head into a field with an in-crop, in-row burner, however, you should know several critical tips. Here are the top five things to know about in-crop burning from Kent Kauffman of our BigYield.us team. 1. Position ... Read More »

Attend the AgMaxx / BigYield Boot Camp to Learn About the “New Agriculture”

Attend the AgMaxx / BigYield.us Boot Camp to Learn About the New Agriculture

Join BigYield.us and AgMaxx for their boot camp planned for Jan. 31, 2018, at the Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center in Independence, Mo . At the boot camp, which will be held in conjunction with the Mid-America Organic Association annual conference, certified crop advisers, farmers and other agriculture professionals will meet to learn more about new technologies and products ... Read More »

Use Plant Tissue Analysis to Discover Yield-Limiting Factors

Use Plant Tissue Analysis to Discover Yield-Limiting Factors

Plant tissue sampling is an effective tool for detecting crop diseases and nutrient levels, including those for micronutrients. The process starts by cutting several leaves from the crop, such as corn or soybeans, that you’d like to test. A lab will then run an analysis of those samples. Tissue sampling can identify potential problems in low-yielding fields, or it can ... Read More »

Benefits of Combining Yield Booster and BigSweetYield Applications

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Growers have seen major benefits from combining our Yield Booster product, a 12-9-6 fertilizer and micronutrient pack, with our BigSweetYield, a cold-processed sweetener. By combining these two products, the BigSweetYield is driving the Yield Booster into the cell wall of the plant, creating a healthier plant, an increased yield, and great ROI. To learn more about using these products, call ... Read More »

Organic Weed Control Success

Organic Weed Control Success

Through the use of burners, an alternative to chemicals for weed and insect control, the BigYield.us and Farm Research Center team have had great success with controlling weeds in this years organic corn fields. To learn more about using a burner to organically control weeds in crops such as corn and soybeans, call 844-242-4367, or go to http://bigyield.us/.   Read More »

With Kelp’s Help, Dive Into High-Yielding Potential

With Kelp's Help, Dive Into High-Yielding Potential

Raised below the ocean’s surface, kelp can also have a distinct place on land. Namely, it can serve as an innovative yield-enhancing crop input meant to boost yields in the crops that we grow and consume every day. Kelp originates as a seaweed, and it contains key nutrients that crops need to thrive. University of Maryland Extension describes the typical ... Read More »

The BigYield Spotlight – Yield Booster Details

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Kent Kauffman discusses Yield Booster and how it influences crop health. 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 June 9, 2017. Audio Transcription Kyle: Time once again ... Read More »

The BigYield Spotlight – Heat Stress on Crops

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Kent Kauffman discusses the effect heat has on crops. 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 June 7, 2017. Audio Transcription Kyle: Welcome back for another BigYield ... Read More »

New Altitude Technology Can Better Inform In-Field Management Decisions

New Altitude Technology Can Better Inform In-Field Management Decisions

New altitude technology enables growers to regularly collect important crop data and map it. Farmers can use the information to better manage their fields and cultivate a healthy crop. During the growing season, the altitude technology involves flying an airplane above fields every 10 days to 14 days. During those outings, the airplane collects four types of visual imagery that ... Read More »