January 28, 2020

The Ugly Truth About White Mold

I’m commonly asked, “what traits should I plant on fields where there’s been white mold”. This is a common misconception and one I want to address […]
September 30, 2019

Will My Crops Finish This Year?

We’re getting a lot of calls lately asking if the corn is going to finish. While I can’t predict when the first frost will come, there […]
August 29, 2019

Enlist E3™ Soybeans- 5 Things To Know

As one of the first in the region to plant Enlist E3 soybeans four years ago, we have been consistently impressed with the system. Throughout the […]
June 19, 2019

Dead Weed Alert: You’re gonna love the Enlist System!

Wow! Did we ever see a lot of excitement after the approval of Enlist E3 soybeans last February. Farmers had obviously been waiting for a weed […]
May 7, 2019

What Do We Do About Palmer?

The hot buzzword at this winter’s meetings and shows was, without a doubt, Palmer Amaranth. And with good reason. This is a new weed to our […]
March 14, 2019

Answers to Your Enlist E3™ Soybean Questions.

Though it feels like we’ve been talking about Enlist E3™ soybeans forever, the fact is, this is a new technology for farmers and that means a […]
March 14, 2019
Stand Evaluation

Trust Your Corn Plan and Stay The Course

Looking out at a sea of snow drifts and forecasts for more winter weather can be panic inducing this time of year. It can be tempting […]
December 13, 2018

What we learned in our 2018 Ole & Sven Research Study

We finished harvesting our Ole & Sven research plots recently. This 14 year program is our practical research aimed at bringing something more than just hybrid […]
August 29, 2018

How Did Your Weed Control System Work This Year?

Right now is the perfect time to evaluate the effectiveness of whatever soybean weed control system you used this year. Resistant weeds, like the water hemp […]
June 7, 2018

Scout Now, Profit Later. Top Scouting Tips for a Successful Year

If you’re like us, then you’re feeling pretty great to be back out there doing what you love after that long winter. There’s nothing like getting […]
May 17, 2018

Best Practices for a Better Soybean Crop

We started our Ole & Sven plots in 2004. Our intent has always been to bring something more to area growers than just hybrid and variety […]
April 19, 2018

Boost Corn Yield by Choosing the Right Planting Depth

We’ve been sharing findings from our 13 years of Ole & Sven plot data to shed some light on best practices for maximizing your corn yields. […]