Darin Lickfeldt, Ph.D.
Darin is a certified professional agronomist and a U.S. Army veteran who grew up in a farming community in Southern Michigan. Throughout his career, he has helped to support farmers in technical agronomy roles, including as a technology product manager, a research scientist and a director of technical development at some of the largest and fastest growing agriculture and crop protection companies in the industry.
Apr 20, 2020
There are a number of common and effective insecticides to choose from, and one many farmers prefer is bifenthrin insecticide. Bifenthrin is an important tool in the control of corn rootworm, wireworms and grubs, to name a few, so it makes sense that you’d want to consider applying it early, ahead
Sep 12, 2019
With the weather events of late 2018 and early 2019, many farmers found themselves planting corn much later than usual, some even into July. For those chopping their corn for silage, this can be a big concern. There are two peaks in forage quality: pollination and 50 percent milkline. The pollinat
Aug 20, 2019
Zinc may be a micronutrient , but a lack of it can have a significant impact on your corn crop. Zinc plays a key role in chlorophyll production, carbohydrate metabolism and cell elongation, which impacts leaf size and early ear development. In many cases, the soil test recommendations for nutrien