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Videos

Hedging Strategies Session 4

This unit discusses the use of more advanced option strategies, such as strangles, straddles, and collars.  When to use these advanced strategies and how elevators often use and price these strategies into the contracts they offer are also discussed.

By |September 3, 2019|

Agronomy: Yield Challenge Update From Dan Arkels

Dan Arkels, 2015 100 Bushel Challenge Winner, provides an update on his 2016 Yield Challenge field. Aside from insect pressure from bean leaf beetles and Japanese beetles, he explains that this has been an ideal growing season. There were adequate rains, minimal disease and estimates indicate that yield for this field will be between 125 and 155 bushels/acre. Watch the video below to learn more.

By |September 30, 2016|

Agronomy: Field Day Video – Getting Soybeans Off to a Good Start with Growmark

ISA hosted its first regional ILSoyAdvisor Field Days this past summer. From August 4 – 6 we brought soybean experts to fields around the state to share the latest information, tools and technology that are producing higher yields and better profitability. Watch the video below to see how to get soybeans off to a good start, and view other presentations here. Soybeans must achieve good stand establishment to maximize yield. Agronomists and ag companies have created high-yield solutions for corn, and today they are developing and implementing similar technologies for soybeans. Watch Dan Schaefer, director of nutrient stewardship with [...]

By |February 9, 2016|

Field Day Video – Foliar Feeding with Loveland Products

ISA hosted its first regional ILSoyAdvisor Field Days this past summer. From August 4 – 6, we brought soybean experts to fields around the state to share the latest information, tools and technology that are producing higher yields and better profitability. Watch the video below to see how to get soybeans off to a good start, and view other presentations here.  Proper plant nutrition plays a critical role in producing a successful crop. Using foliar nutritionals is one way farmers can ensure their fields have the nutrients they need to produce as many pods as possible. Not only is [...]

By |January 21, 2016|

Field Day Video – Going for 100 with Stoller USA

ISA hosted its first regional ILSoyAdvisor Field Days this past summer. From August 4 – 6, we brought soybean experts to fields around the state to share the latest information, technology and tools that are producing higher yields and better profitability. Watch the video below to see how to get soybeans off to a good start, and view other presentations here. Achieving the ultimate goal of 100 bu/ac soybeans is no simple feat. A few tips include minimizing stress on the plants, identifying the critical growing stages, and then supplying the plants with foliar products to optimize their growth [...]

By |January 14, 2016|

Agronomy: Free Cover Crops 101 Video Series Available on YouTube

The Illinois Council on Best Management Practices (C-BMP) has introduced a series of four videos to help answer common questions about working with cover crops.  The videos feature Mike Plumer, cover crop specialist with C-BMP, and focus on cover crop topics such as how to get started, pros and cons of the practice, when to start planning and cover crop choices for Illinois farmers.  View the videos below or on the C-BMP YouTube channel. How to Get Started with Cover Crops Pros & Cons of Cover Crops When to Start Planning for Cover Crops Cover Crop Choices for Illinois [...]

By |February 26, 2015|
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