Advanced Agrilytics

Go Or No Go? 3 Considerations For Planting Decisions And Emergence Watchouts

When variable weather across the corn belt strikes, the pressure to know when planting conditions are right for your operation weighs heavy. Do you go or do you wait? What do you really need to be accounting for as you weigh the factors to make that decision? Precision Agronomist Erika Parker shares three considerations for […]

Does Organic Matter, Matter?

Four Keys to Unlock Potential with Nitrogen Management As growers, we can often find ourselves in conversations bragging about how much — or lamenting about how little — organic matter we have based on our soil testing reports. While the importance of organic matter is generally understood, we continue to struggle as an industry to […]

Six Keys to Writing A Winning Corn Recommendation 

A winning football team understands its strengths and weaknesses and also scouts their opponent to understand their tendencies, strengths and weaknesses.  Winning coaches put their players in a position to succeed by building a game plan to take advantage of their talents and address their shortcomings. It’s no different when it comes to achieving high […]

Running To The Recommendation

Running to the Recommendation  Why jumping straight into prescription writing without proper analysis and understanding of outcome can be costly What were the outcomes from the year?  As you reflect on the growing season, how do you measure success? Is it measuring overall yield improvement over last year or perhaps the year that was most […]

Spatial Critical Fertilizer – A Dynamic Approach to Phosphorus & Potassium

For several decades, Midwest agronomists and farmers alike have used a standard rule for managing nutrient concentration levels in their soils.  This rule of management has primarily been influenced by utilizing various state or university guidelines. These guidelines have been widely adopted across much of the United States to manage soil fertility on a field-by-field […]

For Corn Grain Fill, It’s About Keeping Carbs

By this point in the harvest season, you know how well your corn crop fared in terms of grain, overall yield and quality. While this year’s crop is set, it can still offer you valuable insight for fine tuning your management program for next year. It really comes down to close observation of a mature […]

For Corn Grain Fill, It’s About Keeping Carbs

By this point in the harvest season, you know how well your corn crop fared in terms of grain, overall yield and quality. While this year’s crop is set, it can still offer you valuable insight for fine tuning your management program for next year. It really comes down to close observation of a mature […]

Isolating the Mechanism: Top Dieback in Corn

At Advanced Agrilytics, we seek to understand the environment first and isolate the underlying mechanism that influences potential productivity. We’ve spent months walking side-by-side with growers. This time of year, we view yield as an outcome of the time and energy spent in proactively managing the crop during the growing season. At this point in […]

Green Stems in Soybeans at Harvest: Understanding the Cause

The past three weeks have allowed for rapid progress on soybean harvest in many areas of the Midwest.  While soybean yields have been variable based on the conditions experienced through the growing season, one frequent inquiry has been around the observation of green stem syndrome.  This has been especially true on more water-limited acres within […]