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Feb

2017

PFR Report

What Does it Take to Raise 400 Bushel Corn?

In this latest PFR report, PFR Agronomist Travis Burnett, introduces an exciting new project going on at the Indiana PFR site for 2017.

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Jan

2017

PFR Report

Nitrogen Sealing Systems

In this PFR Report, Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR)® agronomist, Travis Burnett, introduces Nitrogen Sealers. Beck's PFR has continued to test Nitrogen Sealers over the last 4 years to evaluate their effect on nitrogen (N) retention and yield. 

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Dec

2016

PFR Report

360 Bullet™ vs. Traditional Ripper Points

Travis Burnett, Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR)® Agronomist, introduces a new project in which Beck’s production team conducted side-by-side comparisons of ripper points. 

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Nov

2016

PFR Report

Residue Management with Shred Select™

Beck's PFR Agronomist, Travis Burnett is in the field with Rich Graham from Kingdom Ag, the makers of Shred Select™, a new residue management tool. 

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Nov

2016

PFR REPORT

Falcon Automated Soil Sampling

One of the most common questions we get at PFR is centered around soil testing. Our goal is to have an accurate sampling system that gives us the best representation of what is out in the field.

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Oct

2016

PFR Report

Rowbot Cover Crop Seeder

What’s the best way to seed cover crops? High-clearance rig? Aerial application? Beck’s Indiana Practical Farm Research (PFR)® Agronomist, Travis Burnett, introduces a new study developed to answer those questions. 
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May

2016

PFR Report

Hail Damaged Wheat

Beck’s Indiana PFR Agronomist, Travis Burnett, introduces an impromptu wheat study that has been developed due to a recent local weather event where we saw golf ball-sized hail we experienced in 
Atlanta, IN earlier this month. 

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