Our team of experts conducted a frost study on a client’s cornfield in 2020 and tested the results of a Properly Emerged Plant, Frost Damaged Plant, and a Late to Emerge Plant. The three categories of plants were flagged early in the season; we then returned to that location to harvest the flagged corn. After
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When insect issues threaten your crops, it can be a race against time to resolve the problem with pesticides. However, working with pesticides and other chemicals is dangerous and can cause serious health issues in humans if not handled properly. The E4 Team has assembled ten tips for safe pesticide application. 1. Get Certified In
Those darn weeds, they’re just a pain! When we generally think of weed problems, we think about how weeds are competition for necessary crop-growing resources such as nutrients, moisture, light, and space. While those are warranted concerns, one area that might get overlooked is how poor weed management can lead to insect infestations, which can
When faced with less than ideal planting conditions in spring, growers can be delayed getting their seed in the ground. As planting gets delayed, producers are left with trying to answer a difficult question: do I attempt to plant or not? While it seems like a yes-or-no question, growers do have options available before making
When spring rolls around and the conditions appear promising for planting, it is tempting to get out in the field as soon as possible to get the crop in. However, when caution is thrown to the wind, it can significantly impact how well your stands perform. Ultimately, poor crop stands lead to lower yields. To
Over the last few years, the term “Regenerative Agriculture” has made it around the news cycle, and the practice is gaining popularity. But what is it exactly? The team at E4 will help demystify the practice and delve into its key principles. Essentially, regenerative agriculture is a different way to look at managing the health
Every day farmers have to make tough decisions that’ll determine whether a year’s successful or not. With farming being a business of tight margins, growers can leave nothing to chance, especially when making the right choice for seed selection. A grower only has one opportunity a year to pick the right seed for their operation.
Woodbine, IA (February 18, 2020) – E4 Crop Intelligence, an industry-leading precision ag company, is proud to announce that customers can take advantage of their new Tongue-2-Tail Advantage planter equipment inspection service. Tongue-2-Tail Advantage includes a complete examination of any model or brand of planter, safeguarding a grower’s investment. E4 is offering this comprehensive service
As fall is fast approaching, our team is getting ready to tackle the upcoming soil sampling season. Collecting and analyzing samples from the soil plays an important role in helping growers reach their optimal yields. While there are many yield-affecting external factors–such as rainfall–that are primarily out of our control, the nutrient levels in your
We are already halfway through the growing season, and while no single soybean field is going to be at the same developmental stage at the same time, farmers can take steps to ensure that their investment is growing healthy. As the soybeans develop, signs of fungal, viral, or bacterial diseases can make their presence known.