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Now is the time for those critical fungicide applications

Mid-to-late July is the critical point of the growing season for many farmers across the country, which means it is time for many growers to consider fungicide applications. Concept AgriTek’s Daniel Hensley offers up some tips for assessing the need for a fungicide,...

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Tips To Mitigate Environmental Stress

Increasingly, extreme weather seems to play a role in the way farmers approach their growing season. As of late, a growing portion of the United States has dealt with drought conditions, while another part of the country has endured flooding. And the toughest may be...

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Is Side Dressing Growing Crops An Effective Strategy?

Delivering nutrition to a corn crop this time of year can be crucial to its growth and to your overall yield. An effective way of applying fertilizer, such as nitrogen, is through sidedress applications. In this week’s blog post, Concept AgriTek’s Daniel Hensley and...

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Why Foliar Nitrogen Applications Are A Must

Everything we do at Concept AgriTek is done with the end goal of increasing yield and return on investment. One of the ways we achieve increased yield is through foliar nitrogen applications. This week, Daniel Hensley shares why he believes foliar nitrogen...

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Noticing Fusarium on Wheat?

Fusarium should be visible by now, if you have any Bio-Aid trials on wheat. Agronomist Derek Cattoor advises to look for an orangish/pink powder at the base of the floret.  "Many times, the head will not pollinate above that point of infection," Cattoor says.  "It is...