As scouts are out in the field looking for yield threats, disease pressures are in the bulls’ eye. And maintaining stalk quality and standability are two ways to mitigate risks for a headache at harvest.
According to Rantizo its platform is cost competitive with aerial rates at $10 to $12/acre. And next year, they are working to advance a technology upgrade to make their applications in-line with ground rig rates.
AgPro columnist Steve Cubbage believes this year’s tribulations will spur an accelerated focus on precision services that focus on profitability and economic decision-making rather than be so focused on yield alone.
A recent publication from Extension experts at University of Illinois, Michigan State University, Purdue University and University of Wisconsin details how tar spot impacted corn hybrid yields in 2018.
The company says the new biologicals provide a unique combination of two bacilli strains to control diseases such as Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) in soybeans as well as Fusarium, Rhizoctonia and Phytophthora.