Ag Updates from AFS

AFS and its seasoned agronomist produce a variety of Ag Updates each season.  These Ag Updates are geared towards helping growers manage environmental challenges.  Topics will vary each year depending on the challenges facing farmers.  

2023 Ag Updates

Devin Helming, Pioneer Sales Representative, details out the timeline to best apply fungicides depending on the protection you desire.  

Devin Helming, Pioneer Sales Representative, and Harlan Asmus, Co-Owner and Crop Protection Manager, discuss management tactics for battling corn rootworms in your fields. 

Harlan Asmus, Co-Owner and Crop Protection Manager, is joined by Corteva’s Delaney Lensing in the field to discuss the effectiveness of Enlist on problematic weeds. 

Harlan Asmus, Co-Owner and Crop Protection Manager discusses the performance of Acuron GT and Atrazine in this Ag Update.

AFS staff discusses the options available to growers given the recent rain events that have some contemplating replant options.  This Ag Update also contains information on how to adjust your herbicide management plant if needed.  

Introduction of Surtain by BASF

Harlan discusses trial results for a trial product from BASF.  Surtain will launch in 2024.  Contact your AFS agronomist for more information on Surtain and more trial results.  

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Additional Ag Updates

Performance of Enlist

In this Ag Update, Harlan Asmus, AFS Crop Protection Manager, and Delaney Lensing, Corteva Territory Manager, are in a soybean field to look at Enlist’s performance on waterhemp.

Tar Spot

AFS touches base on Tar Spot in this Ag Update. While it has been in the news, large amounts were not seen in the AFS growing region in 2022. 

Fungicide Application

In this Ag Update, Devin Helming discusses applications and scouting for fungicides.

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