July 13, 2017

Simple Stand Evaluations Can Improve Next Year’s Crop

At Peterson Farms Seed, we have performed countless stand evaluations over the last several years with over a 100 this year alone! One of the main […]
April 25, 2017

Cool Your Jets – Don’t Change Corn Maturities Yet

Just like you, we here at Peterson Farms Seed are wondering when we will get to start planting corn. We are itching to get started with our […]
September 25, 2015

Understanding Stalk Rots Can Help Prioritize Corn Harvest

“Rich on Agronomy” is an occasional agronomy column from Peterson Account Manager Rich Larson. This fall, corn stalk rot is rearing its ugly head in fields […]
May 14, 2015

Seed in Cold Soil – Imbibitional Chilling

“Rich on Agronomy” is an agronomy column from Peterson Account Manager Rich Larson. Imagine jumping into a lake in early spring. The cold water takes your […]
January 13, 2015

Independent Thinkers Rethinking Corn

“Rich on Agronomy” is a monthly agronomy column from Peterson Account Manager Rich Larson. Last fall, many growers were thinking of cutting back or dropping corn […]
November 21, 2014

Making the Case for Switching to Narrow Row Corn, Part 2: Evaluating the Cost

“Rich on Agronomy” is an occasional agronomy column from Peterson Account Manager Rich Larson. Have you ever been in a queue, and the person behind you […]
November 20, 2014

Making the Case for Switching to Narrow Row Corn

“Rich on Agronomy” is an occasional agronomy column from Peterson Account Manager Rich Larson. We’ve wrapped up the 2014 growing season, and it’s time to start […]
October 9, 2014

NOW is the Time to Test for SCN

“Rich on Agronomy” is an occasional agronomy column from Peterson Account Manager Rich Larson. Did you see any yellowing or unexplained unevenness in plant height in […]
July 21, 2014

Fast Growing Pre-Tasseling Corn is Vulnerable to Brittle Snap

“Rich on Agronomy” is an occasional agronomy column from PFS Account Manager Rich Larson. It’s Monday afternoon. It was hot yesterday; it was warm through the […]
July 10, 2014

“Rich on Agronomy” – Yellow Corn

“Rich on Agronomy” is an occasional agronomy column from PFS Account Manager Rich Larson. I haven’t seen this much greenISH (heavy on the “ISH”) corn in […]
April 24, 2014

Planting Corn into Wet Soils

“Rich on Agronomy” is an occasional agronomy column from PFS Account Manager Rich Larson. Author’s note: I originally wrote about planting corn into wet soils in […]
April 23, 2014

Managing Fallow Syndrome on Prevent Plant Acres

“Rich on Agronomy” is an occasional agronomy column from PFS Account Manager Rich Larson. Are you planting corn or wheat on last year’s sugarbeet ground or […]