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Preview of Episode 13 of Corn College TV

November 23, 2010
By: Margy Eckelkamp, Farm Journal Machinery Editor and Test Plot Director
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Tune in for episode 13 of Corn College TV to learn from the field experience of the Farm Journal agronomic team. Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie and Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer give their weekly lesson in corn production.

At the end of the season, Bauer helps you put it all together with the Systems Approach. Reflect on the production year just harvested to continually improve yields and increase profitability.

Then, head to the field to go through the steps to prepare for next year.

·         Fall herbicide

·         Fertilizer and Lime

·         Field History

·         Tillage

·         Analyze Hybrids

Ken Ferrie explains on corn-on-corn rotations can be tricky for residue management. And shows one farmer’s success story with a root system that provides a mighty chassis for corn yields.

In the balancing act of soil pH, Ferrie helps you sift out the secrets to understanding lime applications. Learn the true value of your lime and how to ensure you make the necessary application for soil pH.

Tune in Wednesday morning at 7:30 CST on RFD-TV. Or catch the second airing of episode on Saturday immediately following “U.S. Farm Report.”

Learn more and watch an archive of episodes at www.FarmJournalCornCollege.com

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