The Deal With Yield

The Deal With Yield is a WinField podcast series covering the issues that matter most in crop production.

Staying Ahead of Soybean Diseases

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Hosts Joel and Kyle tackle soybean disease issues facing farmers on this episode of The Deal With Yield®. Discover what diseases to be on the lookout for this year, the benefits of fungicide applications and the value of experiencing a little bit of failure.
Season 9: Episode 6 – Staying Ahead of Soybean Diseases


Fungicide Timing in Corn

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this episode of The Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel and Kyle discuss steps farmers can take to stay ahead of disease issues in corn. Learn how different factors affect fungicide timing and what the biggest application mistakes are for corn.
Season 9: Episode 5 – Fungicide Timing in Corn


Make Spray While the Sun Shines

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this episode of The Deal With Yield®, host Joel Wipperfurth and agronomist Mark Glady are back to tackle a question from a farmer about the role weather plays in herbicide performance. Listen for their insights on how to adjust management practices based on weather patterns, including which adjuvants to add to the spray tank.
Season 9 Episode 4: Make Spray While the Sun Shines


Locking in Spray Investments

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Host Joel Wipperfurth and agronomist Mark Glady talk about ensuring the effectiveness of spray applications on this episode of The Deal With Yield®. Hear their tips for which products to add to the spray tank and how to stay ahead of herbicide resistance.
Season 9: Episode 3 – Locking in Spray Investments


Besting Beans-on-Beans

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this episode of The Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel and Kyle take a look at continuous soybean management. Tune in to find out which diseases to scout for and learn what it will take to reach 100-bushel beans. Also, listen for their response to an audience question about optimal row spacing and nitrogen application timing for soybeans.
Season 9: Episode 2 – Besting Beans-on-Beans


Managing New Spray Technologies

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this episode of The Deal With Yield®, host Joel Wipperfurth welcomes agronomist Mark Glady to discuss best management practices for spray applications, taking into account new technologies in the marketplace. Listen for tips on everything from picking the right nozzle for the job to ensuring a successful tank mix and tank clean-out.
Season 9: Episode 1 – Managing New Spray Technologies


In-Season Management Tips for Spring Wheat

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this episode of the Deal With Yield®, host Kyle Reiner and agronomist Jason Hanson discuss in-season management for spring wheat and the impact these practices can have on yield. Tune in to hear Hanson’s tips for getting plants off to a strong start with plant growth regulators, assessing nutrient needs using tissue samples and making timely herbicide and fungicide applications to optimize yield potential. Kyle and Jason also look at the differences in wheat production in the Upper Midwest versus overseas.
Season 8: Episode 7 – In-Season Management Tips for Spring Wheat


Data-Backed Decisions to Make in 2017: Part 2

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this episode of the Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel and Kyle continue their conversation on how to incorporate last year’s insights into the 2017 season. Learn what proactive and reactive decisions farmers should be making, the importance of starting clean and staying clean, and why data quality is so important to Answer Plot crews.
Season 8: Episode 6 – Data-Backed Decisions to Make in 2017: Part 2


Data-Backed Decisions to Make in 2017: Part 1

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this episode of the Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel and Kyle examine last year’s data to help farmers make key decisions for the 2017 season. Listen for the top trends that influenced yield in 2016 and how farmers can adjust their management practices this year. Joel and Kyle also provide a few words of caution to listeners planning to apply starter fertilizer to their soybeans.
Season 8: Episode 5 – Data-Backed Decisions to Make in 2017: Part 1


Changing the Alfalfa Game: Part 2

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Following up on last week’s episode of The Deal With Yield®, host Kyle Reiner and guest Randy Welch dig into HarvXtra® alfalfa management practices and discuss ways growers can incorporate the trait into their operations. Find out what growers are saying about this new technology and why it’s being compared to rebar in concrete. Also, tune in to get the latest on forage grower events coming up this summer.
Season 8: Episode 4 – Changing the Alfalfa Game: Part 2


Changing the Alfalfa Game: Part 1

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this episode of The Deal With Yield®, host Kyle Reiner welcomes Randy Welch, CROPLAN® national alfalfa agronomist, to discuss HarvXtra® alfalfa and what this revolutionary technology can do for growers. Tune in to learn how the trait works and how it gives farmers control over the yield-versus-quality tradeoff with a more flexible cutting schedule.
Season 8: Episode 3 – Changing the Alfalfa Game: Part 1


Managing the RoundUp Ready® Xtend Crop System: Part 2

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Following up last week’s episode of the Deal With Yield®, host Joel Wipperfurth and guest Ray Pigati continue their in-depth discussion of the RoundUp Ready® Xtend Crop System. Learn what makes this new technology different, how to steward it properly and why labels are the law. Before the growing season begins, tune in to hear the 7 different keys to success, like the right nozzles, speed and more.
Season 8: Episode 2 – Managing the RoundUp Ready® Xtend Crop System: Part 2


Managing the RoundUp Ready® Xtend Crop System: Part 1

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this season opener of The Deal With Yield®, host Joel Wipperfurth and guest Ray Pigati, WinField United Crop Protection Technical Marketing Specialist, kick off their in-depth discussion of the RoundUp Ready® Xtend Crop System. Get a look into the rapidly changing approval process of this new technology, like the need for each state to approve the label. Learn how to manage multiple sites of action to prevent herbicide resistance and how variety selection can lead to the specific herbicide you should use.
Season 8: Episode 1 – Managing the RoundUp Ready® Xtend Crop System: Part 1


Ag Consolidation and How it Might Affect You

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On the season finale of The Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel and Kyle wrap up how the agriculture industry has shifted this year, and look ahead to changes on the horizon. Find out what consolidation in the industry, both from basic manufacturers and farm operations, means for you as a listener. Also tune in to hear their response to an audience question, and where the new Silicon Valley is located.
 
Got a question about your operation? Email hosts@dealwithyield.com for the chance to hear their response on the show.
Season 7: Episode 7 – Ag Consolidation and How it Might Affect You


Data Quality: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this episode of The Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel and Kyle explain the importance of demanding quality data so you can get the most value from it. Learn why not all data is created equal, how inaccuracies during manual upload can negatively impact your operation and how to spot average versus valid data. Also tune in to hear their response to an audience question about the difference between providers.
Season 7: Episode 6 – Data Quality: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly


Tech Tasks After Harvest: Part 2

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Following up from last week’s episode of The Deal With Yield®, host Joel and guest Drew Garretson chat about updates in the ag technology industry. Tune in to hear how the size and capabilities of equipment are changing. Get their take on the importance of balancing trusted advisors relationships along with big data to best help farmers. Also listen to their response to an audience question about using technology to determine your best return on investment as crop prices decline.
 
For more information on new companies and updates in ag technology, visit answertech.com.
Season 7: Episode 5 – Tech Tasks After Harvest: Part 2


Tech Tasks After Harvest: Part 1

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield®, host Joel Wipperfurth welcomes Drew Garretson, regional technology manager for WinField® United, to discuss the best ways to use ag technology after harvest. Now is a perfect time to evaluate which management practices were successful this past growing season based on in-season imagery and yield data, and how to improve next year. Also hear about the updated R7® Tool and how it has been re-engineered to be faster, more user-friendly and customizable. 
 
For more information about the R7® Tool updates, visit answertech.com
Season 7: Episode 4 – Tech Tasks After Harvest: Part 1


Top Challenges for Spring Wheat Farmers

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Host Kyle Reiner welcomes agronomist Jason Hanson to discuss the 2016 spring wheat season on this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield®. Hanson’s territory of North Dakota saw spring wheat yields comparable to recent years, despite an onslaught of challenges. Tune in to hear about the toughest weed issues and how weather concocted the perfect storm for disease. Reiner and Hanson discuss why it’s important to consider not only high-yielding genetics, but how to manage them as well. Learn about the drawbacks of planting bin-run wheat and the unintended consequences of reintroducing seed, especially to disease-ridden acres.
 
To find out more about wheat varieties for your operation, visit croplan.com/wheat
Season 7: Episode 3 –Top Challenges for Spring Wheat Farmers


2016 Year in Review: Part 2

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Following up last week’s episode of The Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel and Kyle assess the various disease, insect and weed pressures farmers faced this year. Discover what pests had the greatest effects on yield and what strategies can help manage them next year. For example, find out where the “Goss’s wilt capital of the world” was, and how you can prevent this disease from spreading.
 
Got a question about your operation? Email hosts@dealwithyield.com for the chance to hear their response on the show.
Season 7: Episode 2 –2016 Year in Review: Part 2


2016 Year in Review: Part 1

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Kicking off a new season of The Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner review some of the greatest challenges and successes of the 2016 growing season. Hear how various weather patterns affected planting conditions and in-season crop progress in different regions, what nutrient deficiencies were most common in fields and the extent new technology played a role in the size and quality of the crop. Joel and Kyle also respond to an audience question asking about the potential for excessive heat to hurt yield.
 
Got a question about your operation? Email hosts@dealwithyield.com for the chance to hear their response on the show.
 
Season 7: Episode 1 –2016 Year in Review: Part 1


Tips to Manage Pests This Season

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On the season finale of The Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel and Kyle offer tips on controlling pests during the growing season. Find out how you can adjust your spray applications to protect the health of honeybees, why the threshold for spraying aphids varies state-by-state and the best spot to scout for them. 
 
Got a question about pests on your operation? Email hosts@dealwithyield.com to hear their tips.
Season 6: Episode 6 – Tips to Manage Pests This Season


In-Season Tips for the War on Weeds

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Joel and Kyle examine the do’s and don’ts of weed control on this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield®. Find out what weeds and diseases are the biggest threats this season as well as how to manage them, and learn why not all fungicides are created equal.    
 
Got a question about your operation? Email hosts@dealwithyield.com for the chance to hear their response on the show.
Season 6: Episode 5 - In-Season Tips for the War on Weeds


Tips to Maximize Every Raindrop

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On a new episode of The Deal With Yield®, host Joel Wipperfurth and this week’s guest Mike Vande Logt, executive vice president and chief operating officer, dive into water and agriculture. Tune in for cropping strategies to get the most out of every raindrop, such as using cover crops, drought-tolerant hybrids and plowing methods that cut down on evaporation. For more information, visit responsibleacre.com or Winfield.com/Beyond
SEASON 6: EPISODE 3 - Tips to Maximize Every Raindrop


Feed Your Fields’ Full Potential

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
This week on The Deal With Yield®, Joel and Kyle discuss the importance of monitoring plant nutrition early in the growing season.  Find out how to spot nutrients deficiencies, when you should take a tissue sample and why nothing good happens after spraying soybeans with a herbicide after the Fourth of July.
 
Got a question about your operation? Email hosts@dealwithyield.com for the chance to hear their response on the show.
Season 6: Episode 2 – Feed Your Fields’ Full Potential


Opening a Window into the World of Agriculture

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this episode of The Deal With Yield, Joel Wipperfurth welcomes Faye Bliese, director of integrated marketing communications for WinField, to discuss the importance of educating the 98% of consumers who are unaware of where their food comes from. Discover how WinField lets people experience the world of agriculture at its new Crop Adventure exhibit.
 
To find out more about the exhibit, visit fofarms.com and responsibleacre.com.
SEASON 6: EPISODE 1 - Opening a Window into the World of Agriculture


To Drone, or Not to Drone- That is The Question

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this episode of The Deal With Yield, Joel and Kyle talk drones and Data Silos. Discover what you can realistically expect from drones, how to put your data to use, and who has access to your information.

Got a question about your operation? Email hosts@dealwithyield.com for the chance to hear their response on the show.
 
SEASON 5: EPISODE 3 - To Drone, or Not to Drone- That is The Question


Examining the Past, Modeling the Future

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Joel and Kyle explore the world of crop modeling on this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield. Find out how some models can help growers make proactive decisions in the field by turning historical data into predictive forecasts. 
 
Got a question about your operation? Email hosts@dealwithyield.com for the chance to hear their response on the show.
SEASON 5: EPISODE 2 - Examining the Past, Modeling the Future


Alfalfa management 101

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Beginning another round of The Deal With Yield™, hosts Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner discuss how increased management can help your dairy operation. Learn how potash is like antifreeze, and how to finally conquer the yield versus quality battle.
SEASON 5: EPISODE 1 - Alfalfa management 101


Spring into a Strong Start

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield™, Joel and Kyle discuss how to get your plants off to a successful start. The hosts banter about the best seed treatments and the most effective spring weed control program. Learn how Skittles® compare to different colored soybeans, and how an aluminum herbicide program could help control weeds with a pop can.

Tweet questions for the hosts using the hashtag #DealWithYield for your chance to hear their response.
SEASON 4: EPISODE 4 – Spring into a Strong Start


A Well-Oiled Machine: Preparing Your Planter for a Smooth Start

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this episode of The Deal With Yield™, hosts Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner discuss all things planters. Tune in for spring planter preparation tips, and listen for Joel and Kyle’s no nonsense review of new planter technologies.

Tweet questions for the hosts using the hashtag #DealWithYield for your chance to hear their response.
SEASON 4: EPISODE 3 – A Well-Oiled Machine: Preparing Your Planter for a Smooth Start


Keep Calm And Use Data

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
This week’s episode of The Deal With Yield delves into 2016 lower commodity prices, and hosts Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner remind farmers that cutting costs has consequences. Find out this year’s answers to the test, the range of bushels that are most at risk for management decisions, and why you cannot save your way to prosperity.

Tweet questions for the hosts using the hashtag #DealWithYield for your chance to hear their response.
SEASON 4: EPISODE 2 – Keep Calm And Use Data


Outlook for 2016

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Kicking off the fourth season of The Deal With Yield, hosts Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner share their acre swing predictions. Learn about potential nitrogen loss this winter and why early manure application is like refrigerating a Thanksgiving turkey.
 
Tweet any question you have for the hosts with the hashtag #DealWithYield for your chance to hear their response.
Season 4: Episode 1 – Outlook for 2016


Top tasks for winter

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner banter about the best ways to prepare for next year in this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield. Tune in to hear about drift reduction technology (DRT), and what you can glean from attending an Answer Tech or spray clinic near you. Also, find out why changing your spray tips could be one of the best things to do this winter. 
Top tasks for winter


The right plan for your crop

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
This week on The Deal With Yield, Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner examine how to develop a holistic crop protection program for next year. Learn about the top nutrient deficiencies in 2015 and how to make every droplet count when killing weeds. Plus, discover how weed control is a lot like beard control.
The right plan for your crop


Top challenges in 2015

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
On this episode of The Deal With Yield, Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner look back at the top challenges of this growing season. Listen for their observations on the year’s toughest weeds and diseases, and get their take on a possible new state flower—waterhemp.
Top challenges in 2015


Selecting the right seed

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
SEASON 3: EPISODE 1 – Selecting the right seed

Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner begin the third season of The Deal With Yield sharing important factors farmers should consider when deciding what seed to plant. Tune in to learn about the impact of root morphology, the exciting future of multi-hybrid planting, and that a free hat is no substitute for good data when it comes to purchasing seed.
 
Selecting the right seed


Harvesting data from yield maps

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
This week’s hosts, Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner, establish the starting blocks for next year using yield data. Joel and Kyle recommend ways to determine if management practices implemented during the growing season actually worked. Learn about the importance of calibrating yield monitors to overcome the common "garbage in, garbage out" routine. 

 
Season 2: Episode 4 – Harvesting data from yield maps


How to tackle harvest

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner offer their take on how to determine harvest order for corn and soybeans. Find out why you should approach scouting fields like a triage and how a "wide body test" could help identify which fields to harvest first. As soybean acres planted increase, our hosts discuss why this may be the decade of the soybean.
Season 2: Episode 3 - How to tackle harvest


Knock out fall pests before harvest

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
This week’s hosts, Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner, banter about how to manage corn diseases and the importance of knocking out volunteer corn. Tune in as they discuss how to tackle late-season Goss’s wilt, how you can track diseases with a tomato test, and how corn rootworms compare to zombie movies.
Season 2: Episode 2 - Knock out fall pests before harvest


Fall Tasks for a Healthy Crop

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Kicking off the second season of The Deal With Yield™, Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner share fall management tips and steps to consider for nitrogen applications. Listen for their thoughts on this season’s toughest weeds, the importance of applying a fall herbicide, and why you should always bet on the pest to win.
Season 2: Episode 1 - Fall Tasks for a Healthy Crop


Protecting Soybean Yields

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner weigh in on weed and pest control practices for soybeans. Find out how to layer preemerge herbicides with soil residuals in battling waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, why cyst nematode is often overlooked, and what you can learn from a can of soda.
Protecting Soybean Yields


Seeing the Hidden Hunger in Corn

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
This week’s hosts, Joel Wipperfurth and Kyle Reiner, discuss the importance of in-season plant nutrition. Tune in for their takes on the best times to tissue test, when to feed your crop like a teenage kid, and where yield enhancers can help in capitalizing on the adage, “bushels pay bills.”
Seeing the Hidden Hunger in Corn


The Deal with YieldTM : Introduction and Episode 1

Joel and Kyle
Hosts, WinField
The Deal with Yield is Winfield's new podcast featuring a number of ag topics that matter most in crop production. Currently hosted by Joel Wipperfurth, Winfield ag technology applications lead; and Kyle Reiner, Winfield master agronomy advisor, The Deal with Yield is chock-full of solid agronomic information, management tips and technologies that help optimize yield. Joel and Kyle deliver the dirt as the season unfolds offering stories and discussing trends straight from the field.

The first episode of the podcast series features in-season management tips, including analysing in-season imagery and creating management zones. Joel and Kyle banter on how to shift from cost minimization to yield optimization, and how corn kernels compare to NFL draft prospects.
Episode 1: Helping Your Seed Reach it’s Genetic Potential


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