May 8, 2023

Calendar, Temperature and Moisture: Mudding Corn In Is Still Not An Option – EVER

There are three factors that indicate it’s time to plant corn: the calendar, soil temperature, and soil moisture. Of those three, calendar and temperature can be […]
April 13, 2023

Historic GDU Data Useful in Predicting Crop Success!

After a long winter, I’m excited to soon be kicking off my 16th season of compiling and sharing weekly GDU and weather data. I know this […]
March 10, 2023

What is ‘west’?

My favorite thing about working at Peterson Farms Seed is our commitment to the region we serve. Our dedication to valuing the growers’ needs above the […]
September 16, 2022

Harvest Priority: Where to Start?

Corn harvest is coming quickly. When it comes to temperatures, the last month has been everything we could have hoped for. The corn crop is progressing […]
August 11, 2022

Field Day 2022: Join us on August 31st!

It’s just about time for Field Day 2022! Wednesday, August 31, 2022  10 a.m.-3 p.m.   Prosper, ND  Join us as we explore topics affecting your farm […]
June 3, 2022

Corn Growth Stages: V1 to V5 – Emergence through 30 Days of Life

Corn hybrid growth stages are sort of like kids—infants have different needs than toddlers and preschoolers require a different approach than adolescents.   In the same way a teenager outgrows shoes every-other-month, […]
May 25, 2022

How Late Can I Plant Corn?

How Late Can I Plant Corn?  With this spring’s challenging weather, I’m asked multiple times a day: “How late can I plant corn?”  Planting status across […]
May 6, 2022

Mudding Seed In is Still Not a Planting Option! EVER!

There are three indicators of when to start planting your crop: the calendar, soil temperature, and soil moisture. This year, the calendar is already out the […]
April 7, 2022

Do the Double Check Down in the Dirt!

I am 25 years into this life of agronomy, and some things never change: Quality-in still equals quality-out!  The very first thing I learned all those […]
March 2, 2022

Tap Into These Weather Resources Every Day for a Top Crop

As the resident weather guy I’m often asked which weather sources I trust. There are a lot of options out there, some better than others. The truth is the […]
December 6, 2021

2022 Product Selection: Stay the Course

Hopefully, this is the last thing you read before making your final product selection for next season. I believe the advice I’m about to offer could […]