A podcast for farmers about how you can gain more choice, freedom and transparency in your farming business. Join your FBN hosts, along with unbiased experts and independent FBN farmers across the U.S. and Canada. We’re bringing you interviews and stories based on data-backed network trends and insights to help you level the playing field and keep your farm profitable. When farmers unite, farmers win.
FBN Podcast Signing Off (for now). 23. New Format Ahead for Agronomy Team
The FBN Podcast enters a hiatus for now in order to deliver content in new formats through other social channels. Dr. Darin Lickfeldt explains the move in response to farmer feedback and highlights other ways to get advice from the FBN Agronomy team.
Waterhemp and Palmer Amaranth Control 22. Herbicide resistance in pigweed
Waterhemp and palmer amaranth are common threats to crop health throughout the corn belt. FBN agronomists Dr. Darin Lickfeldt and Dr. Wade Givens discuss common herbicide applications to fight pigweed and known resistance to certain modes of action.
Scouting and Spraying for Winter Annuals. 21. Protect your winter wheat from weeds
Address weed pressures this fall to promote a healthy growing season for your winter wheat crop. FBN agronomists Dr. Darin Lickfeldt and Holly Thrasher look at herbicide applications and other steps to take to control winter annuals.
Managing Fungal Pathogens in Your Fields. 20. Lower crop disease risk this winter
Pathogens can overwinter in your fields and pose a threat to your next season’s crop. FBN agronomists Dr. Darin Lickfeldt and LeRoy Toohey explore several steps you can take to manage fungal pressure and reduce your risk of crop disease in the offseason.
Using a Harvest Aid on Your Soybeans. 19. Agronomy Update - October 8, 2019
Using a desiccant can aid drydown in soybean plants and protect your overall yield by helping you get into your fields to combine sooner.
Darin and Wade outline common desiccant applications and some things for you to consider when using a harvest aid on your crops.
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Chemical Programs For Conventional Corn & Soybeans. 18. Agronomy Update - September 23, 2019
Farm economics are tight, and you need ways to cut your seed costs without compromising on quality. This is why many farmers are choosing to growing conventional this season.
- Conventional vs. traited seed cost savings and ROI
- Weed control and what factors to consider when choosing a residual and post-emergence programs
- Options available for below and above ground insect control
- Are there really any differences between conventional vs. traited when it comes to disease control?