All Posts by Kris Ehler

Will Bean Leaf Beetle populations in 2021 be a Bigger Issue?

February 24, 2021

Insect Management

In late August of 2020 I started to see a disturbing trend. Bean Leaf Beetle (BLB) populations were well above previous years.

Soybean Seed Sizes for 2021 Planting Season

February 18, 2021

Planting Strategies

What looked to be an extremely good soybean year for growers in 2020, ended up being average to slightly above average.

2018 Soybeans: A Breakout Season

October 12, 2018

Harvest Strategies

Many good things happened this season that led to yields setting new records.

Navigating the New Herbicide Market

September 20, 2018

Weed Management

The 2019 season will provide soybean growers with some recently approved trait options as well as the potential for amendments to their current system. This topic has been a hot button at many meetings, coffee shops and roadside conversations. One thing is for sure, having options moving forward to combat weed resistance is a good thing.

Agriculture’s Eyes in the Sky

August 24, 2018


A unique look at how two companies are giving growers and retailers a new perspective.

PODCAST: Flying High with Aerial Imagery

August 15, 2018


Kris Ehler, sales agronomist with Ehler Brothers Co. in Thomoasboro, IL and 2018 CCA Soy Envoy, has recently had the opportunity to check out some AKER and IntelinAir aerial imagery products and is excited to share his feedback and experience with our listeners.

Why participation in yield contests can be rewarding.

July 17, 2018

ILSoyAdvisor Events

Yield contests can open doors of conversations with agronomists, retailers & industry professionals while taking your yields to new level.

Making Early Applications in Soybeans

June 21, 2018

Planting Strategies

Post applications to promote soybean growth should be timed for optimal efficacy.

Seed Quality and Planting Populations in Soybeans

April 25, 2018

Planting Strategies

The two most discussed topics on the meeting circuit this winter were “Plant Your Soybeans Early” and “Lower Your Planting Population.”

Planting Date - Stay the Course

April 15, 2018

Planting Strategies

This spring, plant some soybeans early and wait for “perfect” soil conditions for corn.