Fungicide Application for F.H.F.M. Plot

On Sunday morning, July 18, Curless Aviation applied the 2021 fungicide application to the First Harvest Farm Management, LLC “Competitive Seed Comparison Plot”. The Syngenta Trivapro fungicide product applied at 13.7 oz./acre included 1.25 oz./acre of Warrior Insecticide plus adjuvent and was aerially applied under near perfect conditions. Photos below show the plane lining up Read more about Fungicide Application for F.H.F.M. Plot[…]

Calculating Growing Degree Day Units for Plot

Thru yesterday, June 2nd, the plot accumulated 470 GDD units, slightly behind short-term average accumulation and right in the middle of the long-term average range of 365 GDD’s to 682 GDD’s. At 470 GDD’s the plot averages V-4 (vegetative growth stage), and once the plot accumulates 583 GDD’s, the plot will be at V-6 stage. Read more about Calculating Growing Degree Day Units for Plot[…]

2021 Plot to Benefit from Tile Installed in Plot Field

The 2021 First Harvest Farm Management, LLC “Competitive Seed Comparison Plot” was the site for a tile project completed by Tom Wombles Bulldozing in December 2020, just in time to benefit and improve drainage for the 2021 Plot. The plot field grid tile intervals were placed on 40 foot centers, and the the 2021 plot Read more about 2021 Plot to Benefit from Tile Installed in Plot Field[…]

2020 F.H.F.M. Virtual Plot Tour is “Live”

The 2020 First Harvest Farm Management, LLC “Competitive Seed Comparison Plot” Virtual Plot Tour took place with filming on August 20th and 21st. Our 12 corn hybrid plot partners, along with the representatives of the 3 Biologic products, and plot soil consultant RPM Soils, LLC participated in the virtual plot tour. Click here to view Read more about 2020 F.H.F.M. Virtual Plot Tour is “Live”[…]

Soil Health Tissue Sampling Results Released– F.H.F.M. “Competitive Seed Comparison Plot”

The First Harvest Farm Management, LLC “Competitive Seed Comparison Plot” as a service to producers thinking about soil testing and tissue analysis, instituted a plan for in-season tissue health sampling for the 2020 plot provided by RPM Soils, LLC soil testing and analysis service operated by Pike County native Janette (Swartz) Porter. This post includes Read more about Soil Health Tissue Sampling Results Released– F.H.F.M. “Competitive Seed Comparison Plot”[…]

Plot Receives Welcoming Rainfall and Accumulates GDU Units

Over the week of July 26th, the First Harvest “Competitive Seed Comparison Plot” received just over 3 inches of welcoming rainfall, pushing the 2020 plot rainfall total to 15.8″ since planting. As of today, our G.D.U. Total has now surpassed 2,000 G.D.U.’s, or Growing Degree Day (heat units) accumulation pushing the plot to the R4 Read more about Plot Receives Welcoming Rainfall and Accumulates GDU Units[…]

Fungicide Application on Plot This Morning

This morning, July 16th I was fortunate enough to be in the area and saw the pilot apply the fungicide to the First Harvest Farm Management, LLC “Competitive Seed Comparison Plot”. The application included 13.7 ounces Miravis NEO fungicide, 1 ounce Warrior Insecticide, and .64 ounces Talyx Adjuvent for drift control and to provide stickiness. Read more about Fungicide Application on Plot This Morning[…]

Check out the First Harvest Farm Management 2021 Plot Results (video coming)

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