Changing the Alfalfa Game: Part 1

March 24, 2017

On this episode of The Deal With Yield®, host Kyle Reiner welcomes Randy Welch, CROPLAN® national alfalfa agronomist, to discuss HarvXtra® alfalfa and what this revolutionary technology can do for growers. Tune in to learn how the trait works and how it gives farmers control over the yield-versus-quality tradeoff with a more flexible cutting schedule.

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Managing the RoundUp Ready® Xtend Crop System: Part 2

March 17, 2017

Following up last week’s episode of the Deal With Yield®, host Joel Wipperfurth and guest Ray Pigati continue their in-depth discussion of the RoundUp Ready® Xtend Crop System. Learn what makes this new technology different, how to steward it properly and why labels are the law. Before the growing season begins, tune in to hear the 7 different keys to success, like the right nozzles, speed and more.

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Managing the RoundUp Ready® Xtend Crop System: Part 1

March 10, 2017

On this season opener of The Deal With Yield®, host Joel Wipperfurth and guest Ray Pigati, WinField United Crop Protection Technical Marketing Specialist, kick off their in-depth discussion of the RoundUp Ready® Xtend Crop System. Get a look into the rapidly changing approval process of this new technology, like the need for each state to approve the label. Learn how to manage multiple sites of action to prevent herbicide resistance and how variety selection can lead to the specific herbicide you should use.

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Ag Consolidation and How it Might Affect You

January 3, 2017

On the season finale of The Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel and Kyle wrap up how the agriculture industry has shifted this year, and look ahead to changes on the horizon. Find out what consolidation in the industry, both from basic manufacturers and farm operations, means for you as a listener. Also tune in to hear their response to an audience question, and where the new Silicon Valley is located.

 

Got a question about your operation? Email hosts@dealwithyield.com for the chance to hear their response on the show. 

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Data Quality: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

December 16, 2016

On this episode of The Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel and Kyle explain the importance of demanding quality data so you can get the most value from it. Learn why not all data is created equal, how inaccuracies during manual upload can negatively impact your operation and how to spot average versus valid data. Also tune in to hear their response to an audience question about the difference between providers.

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Tech Tasks After Harvest: Part 2

December 9, 2016

Following up from last week’s episode of The Deal With Yield®, host Joel and guest Drew Garretson chat about updates in the ag technology industry. Tune in to hear how the size and capabilities of equipment are changing. Get their take on the importance of balancing trusted advisors relationships along with big data to best help farmers. Also listen to their response to an audience question about using technology to determine your best return on investment as crop prices decline.

 

For more information on new companies and updates in ag technology, visit answertech.com.

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Tech Tasks After Harvest: Part 1

November 25, 2016

On this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield®, host Joel Wipperfurth welcomes Drew Garretson, regional technology manager for WinField® United, to discuss the best ways to use ag technology after harvest. Now is a perfect time to evaluate which management practices were successful this past growing season based on in-season imagery and yield data, and how to improve next year. Also hear about the updated R7® Tool and how it has been re-engineered to be faster, more user-friendly and customizable. 

 

For more information about the R7® Tool updates, visit answertech.com

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Top Challenges for Spring Wheat Farmers

November 18, 2016

Host Kyle Reiner welcomes agronomist Jason Hanson to discuss the 2016 spring wheat season on this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield®. Hanson’s territory of North Dakota saw spring wheat yields comparable to recent years, despite an onslaught of challenges. Tune in to hear about the toughest weed issues and how weather concocted the perfect storm for disease. Reiner and Hanson discuss why it’s important to consider not only high-yielding genetics, but how to manage them as well. Learn about the drawbacks of planting bin-run wheat and the unintended consequences of reintroducing seed, especially to disease-ridden acres.

 

To find out more about wheat varieties for your operation, visit croplan.com/wheat

 

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2016 Year in Review: Part 2

November 11, 2016

Following up last week’s episode of The Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel and Kyle assess the various disease, insect and weed pressures farmers faced this year. Discover what pests had the greatest effects on yield and what strategies can help manage them next year. For example, find out where the “Goss’s wilt capital of the world” was, and how you can prevent this disease from spreading.

 

Got a question about your operation? Email hosts@dealwithyield.com for the chance to hear their response on the show.

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2016 Year in Review: Part 1

November 7, 2016

Kicking off a new season of The Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner review some of the greatest challenges and successes of the 2016 growing season. Hear how various weather patterns affected planting conditions and in-season crop progress in different regions, what nutrient deficiencies were most common in fields and the extent new technology played a role in the size and quality of the crop. Joel and Kyle also respond to an audience question asking about the potential for excessive heat to hurt yield.

 

Got a question about your operation? Email hosts@dealwithyield.com for the chance to hear their response on the show.

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