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.

Jun 23, 2020

by Wade Givens, Ph.D.

Spraying is a vital component to each cropping season. Whether you’re feeding foliar nutrition or managing pest pressure, effective spray applications are key to protecting yields and your operation’s return on investment. There was a time when spraying was reserved for custom applicators. But in to

Apr 28, 2020

by Wade Givens, Ph.D.

With many farmers still feeling the effects of cold, wet weather, it has been a challenging spring for planting corn thus far across much of the U.S. Because the growing point of corn is below ground from planting all the way to V4 or V5, soil temperature and frost-free days are important guides for