Corn

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 …

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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 …

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Ear Size Comparison Using BP In-Furrow

BP In-Furrow Ear Comparison

The image below is from one of our in-furrow corn plots this year. As you can see, the corn treated with BP In-Furrow has a bigger ear. There are 22 kernel rows on the corn treated with BP In-Furrow, compared to 16 kernel rows on the check.

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Root Mass Difference Using BP In-Furrow

The image below is from one of our in-furrow corn plots this year. As you can see, the corn treated with BP In-Furrow has a much thicker root mass, and will create more organic matter for the soil.

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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 …

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Assess Your Crop and Planting Progress

Assess Your Crop and Planting Progress

Planting season is now well underway! However, getting a crop in the ground has had its fair share of challenges this year. Cool temperatures and rainy weather were two factors that kept equipment from rolling in many areas during the past few weeks. Based on Monday’s planting progress report released by USDA, the challenges have somewhat slowed corn planting. On …

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BigYieldCoat Corn +Zn Supports Quick, Even Corn Emergence

BigYieldCoat Corn +Zn Supports Quick Even, Corn Emergence

This spring, we at BigYield.us and our growers have tested the performance of BigYieldCoat Corn +Zn, our dry planter box seed treatment that blends multiple nutrients meant to support corn growth and development. Corn treated with BigYieldCoat Corn +Zn has supported even, quick emergence. Treated corn has also shown thicker stalks and stronger root system development, even in challenging planting …

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Organically Protect Crops from Disease Pressure with the Double Nickel Biological Fungicide

Organically Protect Crops from Disease Pressure

The Double Nickel biological fungicide from BigYield.us supplies a beneficial bacterium that may control or suppress crop diseases. Applied as an in-furrow or foliar treatment, Double Nickel has OMRI certification, so it’s an option for organic producers. Double Nickel is designed to support plant health for crops including corn, soybeans and wheat. It also mixes well with BigSweetYield, our cold-processed …

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Natural Chelation Supports Enhanced Nutrient Uptake

Natural Chelation Supports Enhanced Nutrient Uptake

We at BigYield.us hope that you’ve had a successful start to planting! On Monday, USDA released its latest crop planting progress report. In it, the agency reported that 17 percent of corn in selected states had been planted by April 23. On average, that progress is on pace with previous years. Between 2012 and 2016, 18 percent of corn had …

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How Soybeans and Corn Can Efficiently Use Naturally Chelated Nutrients

Importance of Naturally Chelated Nutrients

The BigYieldCoat Soy and BigYieldCoat Corn +Zn seed treatments, naturally chelated dry planter box treatments, supply nine nutrients vital to soybean and corn emergence, growth and development. With naturally chelated nutrients, growers may maximize efficiency of nutrient applications. To produce chelated nutrients, a particular nutrient bonds with organic molecules, such as lignands. The ligands essentially act as a “claw” to …

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