July 8th Drone Fly-Over of Plot, Courtesy of RPM Soils, LLC

The FHFM Competitive Seed Comparison Plot benefited from a drone fly-over, courtesy of Janette Porter, principal of RPM Soils, LLC on Tuesday, July 8th. The plot was just beginning to tassel as one can see in the video. The flyover gave us the first true look at the plot from the air and shows the Read more about July 8th Drone Fly-Over of Plot, Courtesy of RPM Soils, LLC[…]

Nutrien Ag Solutions-Brian Terstriep and Brock Fifer Pull Tissue Samples on Competitive Seed Comparison Plot

On the morning of June 22nd, Nutrien Ag Solutions Market Development Agronomist Brian Terstriep along with Nutrien Ag Solutions Summer Intern Brock Fifer visited the 2020 Competitive Seed Comparison Plot and pulled tissue samples from the DynaGro D52VC15 VT Double Pro hybrid in the plot. Brian and Brock pulled tissue samples for both the hybrid Read more about Nutrien Ag Solutions-Brian Terstriep and Brock Fifer Pull Tissue Samples on Competitive Seed Comparison Plot[…]

Follow-up By New Leaf Symbiotics on TerraSym 408 Biologic Product

On June 15, Dave Weaver representing New Leaf Symbiotics, LLC, our “Competitive Seed Comparison Plot” partner providing the TerraSym, 408 biologic product visited the plot and along with First Harvest Farm Management, LLC owner/manager Joe Dierker, A.F.M/C.C.A. dug and inspected root and stalk development development on the same 2 hybrids evaluated 3 weeks earlier on Read more about Follow-up By New Leaf Symbiotics on TerraSym 408 Biologic Product[…]

The Plot Gets A Much Needed Haircut

Similar to the struggles we have all had getting a haircut or styling from our favorite barber or hair stylist during the Coronavirus pandemic, the First Harvest Farm Management, LLC “Competitive Seed Comparison Plot” received some much needed attention this past week courtesy of Prairieland F.S. and Seed Manager/Specialist Craig Ator, as Craig was kind Read more about The Plot Gets A Much Needed Haircut[…]

2nd Population Check/Plant Growth Completed

On Saturday evening, June 6th, I walked the First Harvest Farm Management, LLC “Competitive Seed Comparison Plot” completing a second evaluation of plant stand and plant health on three of our representative hybrids (Beck’s, Burrus, and Golden Harvest). For uniform comparison purposes, these are the same three hybrids and same areas of the field I Read more about 2nd Population Check/Plant Growth Completed[…]