August 2, 2022

Announcing an Ap – PEA – ling Opportunity for Regional Farmers: Peas!

Exciting new things are happening at Peterson Farms Seed! Or should I say… PEA -terson Farms Seed: Peas! Maybe that was a little too corny…either way, […]
July 14, 2022

Sudden Death Syndrome: Stack Management Strategies for Best Defense

Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) is a soybean disease caused by a fungal pathogen. More common in south and central Minnesota, SDS is creeping into fields in […]
June 23, 2022

Corn Growth Stage: V6 to R6 – Stalk Elongation to Tassel

In a previous post, we talked about what your corn is doing from germination to stage V5 and what you should be watching for. Today we’re […]
June 9, 2022

Rolling Soybeans: Your Questions Answered

We’ve been getting a lot of questions recently about rolling soybeans. Can we go when it’s wet? At or just after emergence? What is my actual […]
June 2, 2022

Kochia: How to Crush the Superweed

Kochia. Does it need any further introduction? The bane of many western farmers’ existence, kochia is an opportunistic weed, sprouting up wherever a tumbleweed may blow. […]
April 14, 2022

Palmer Amaranth: PULL. BAG. BURN. And BURY.

Palmer amaranth. Every year it continues to spread. North Dakota now lists 14 counties with PA, and additional counties were documented with active populations last year. […]
March 31, 2022

Imbibitional Chilling – Avoid Planting Into Cold Soils

While it may not feel like it everywhere, spring is definitely on the way. Along with the excitement that comes with warming temps and melting snowbanks […]
February 17, 2022

Weird Side-Studies: Infecting Corn with Goss’s Wilt

Beyond our extensive research program and annual Ole & Sven plots, sometimes we tackle little side projects to try to learn about and solve more local […]