Changes

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3-20-17 Xtendimax Changes from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Today marks a change of the seasons; when day almost equals night and atmospheric refraction hastens sunrises and delays sunsets adding to the amount of daylight. So every day moving forward we are going to see the grasses green, the trees get leaves, and the landscapes […]

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Keys to More Beans

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Reachout – Keys to More Beans March 13, 2017 from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. It’s true. I spend most of my time writing about corn. But while the agronomics between the two crops are quite different, the central question is always the same: how do we grow more? Those of you in attendance at […]

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They’re Planting in Texas

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They’re Planting in Texas (4 Big Things) Reachout March 6, 2017 from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. They’re planting in Texas, which means that it’s headed our way, and soon. We’re roughly just 70 days from planting, friends. So things are going to pick up fast. Already, the choices you’re making now and actions you’re […]

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Much Needed Clarity

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Soybean Traits of 2017 Meetings Reachout February 27, 2017 from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. We haven’t seen this much excitement and confusion around new traits since the days when both the Huskers and Cowboys rode high atop college and the NFL. You don’t know how much it hurts writing that one simple line. With […]

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One of Three

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One of Three. February 20, 2017 Reachout from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. I was away for a bit last week, but I still keep up with the goings-on at home through social media, and I see growers all over the country are taking advantage of this weather to get some field work done. One […]

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Starter Fertilizer

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All About The Start – Starter Fertilizer February 13, 2017. from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Starter. Fertilizer. The name implies the intent: to get your plants off to a good start. Its term of utility in a furrow is about 4-5 weeks—just enough time to allow for germination and nascent root growth. It’s there […]

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A Little Bit of Greek

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A Little Bit of Greek from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. A few weeks ago, I found myself having a discussion about chelated micronutrients. And I’ve been thinking does everyone know what chelation is? It is a chemistry term after all, so it’s not something that I expect everyone to know and understand. So – […]

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A Can of Worms

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Reachout “A Can of Worms” January 30, 2017 from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. A few weeks back, I glossed over something difficult in an article.  It was a can of worms too big to open in that space. I made the case that our consumers have different preferences for food grown organically, or conventionally, […]

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Balance

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Balance from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. If we’re building a better spaceship here, friends, we’re going to have to talk about a bit more than the body color.  (Though for the record, my vote would be Gunmetal Grey.) When we talk about nutrients in crop production, we tend not to discuss anything other than […]

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