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Farm Journal Test Plots: A Phantom Lurks in Your Corn Fields

Aug 10, 2021

As harvest approaches, it’s important to recognize there’s an invisible enemy lurking in your corn fields. Phantom yield loss occurs when a crop is allowed to naturally dry down to a certain point before harvest.Does the elusive dry matter lost equate to bushels? If so, is it enough to justify switching up harvest timing and paying for drying? Those are the questions Farm Journal Field Agronomist Missy Bauer set out to answer in 2019 and 2020.Today’s genetics have changed, Bauer explains, and kernels are taller, wider and deeper.  

Insect Pressure on Corn Acres

Jul 22, 2021

Corn rootworm pressure is showing up in our geography, and depending on differing management styles, some areas are seeing heavier pressure than others. So why is pressure so strong this year?

2021 NuWay Agronomy Corn Test Plots

Jun 11, 2021

NuWay Agronomy has 6 corn test plots and 3 soybean test plots this year. We are so excited to watch these throughout the growing season and collect valuable data at harvest. These test plots allow us to try brand new products on acres that are representative of our geography. We are able to learn about these products on every level which allows us to best make recommendations unique to you and your acres.  

2021 NuWay Agronomy Soybean Test Plots

Jun 11, 2021

NuWay Agronomy has 3 soybean test plots this year. We are so excited to watch these throughout the growing season and collect valuable data at harvest. These test plots allow us to try brand new products on acres that are representative of our geography. We are able to learn about these products on every level which allows us to best make recommendations unique to you and your acres.  

Navigate Dicamba Label Changes for In-Season Spray Success

Mar 24, 2021

As farmers prep for another season with dicamba label changes, it’s a good time to review best spray practices to ensure in-season success. If you’re planning a dicamba application, there are a few requirements that could change how you manage your crop.

3 Tips to Maximize the ROI Potential on Micronutrient Applications

Mar 17, 2021

Compared to macronutrients, which are generally applied in hundreds of pounds per acre, micronutrients might seem less critical for plant nutrition. 

4 Tips for Successful Weed Control

Mar 15, 2021

Spring is almost here, and you know that the emergence of troublesome weeds won’t be far behind. If you haven’t done so already, talk with your local trusted advisor about your weed-control strategy for this season. 

Are Plant Growth Regulators Worth the Investment?

Mar 15, 2021

Biological growth stimulants have been getting more attention from the agricultural community in recent years, but you may be wondering if they actually live up to the hype.  

What's the Value of an Adjuvant?

Mar 15, 2021

Imagine you’ve invested in a new state-of-the-art planter. You’ve done all the planter maintenance and calibration to set up for a successful spring, but in the midst of all that prep, you forgot to fuel up your tractor. Without the tractor, that expensive planter can’t do its job.