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The BigYield Spotlight – Burning Organic Corn

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Landon Teal discusses our success with burning organic corn plots this year. Listen to 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 August 9, 2017. Audio Transcript Kyle: Time once again for a ... Read More »

In-Row Burning Comparison on Organic Corn

In-Row Burning Comparison on Organic Corn

In-Row burning has drastically reduced our weed pressure on our organic corn. David Yoder of BigYield.us discusses the difference in the video. To learn more about weed burning, contact us online at https://bigyield.us or call (844) 242-4367. Video Transcript Hi my name is David Yoder. I’m with The Farm Research Center and BigYield.us. We’re out here looking at some organic ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The BigYield Spotlight – Broadcast Burning

Broadcast Burning

Kent Kauffman discusses broadcast burning and the benefits it brings to growers. 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 15, 2017. Audio Transcription Kyle: Time once ... Read More »

Control In-Season Weeds with a Burner

In Crop Burning Recommendations

For in-season, organic weed control, use an in-crop burner to apply heat and manage weed populations. The burner generates heat that will vaporize water from weed cells and ultimately cause the weeds to die. When using an in-crop burner, the growth portion of the crop, such as corn or soybeans, should be taller than where the flame is directed. We ... Read More »

Use a Burner to Control Spring Weeds

Use a Burner to Control Spring Weeds

Burners use propane-fueled torches to produce extreme heat and control weeds during burndown, pre-emergence or post-emergence. To kill weeds, heat from a burner vaporizes water from weed cells. Without adequate cellular water content, the weeds die. For more information about using a burner to control weeds, call BigYield.us at 844-242-4367. Read More »