December 7, 2022

Choosing Soybean Varieties: Sprinters vs. Marathoners

For most farmers, this year turned out far better than anticipated. While the wet, late spring and dry summer produced anxiety, the fall harvest was impressive. […]
November 18, 2022

Corn Rootworm: The Most Corn-on-Corn Since 2012 and a Renewed Interest in SmartStax

Corn rootworm (CRW) is not new to the tri-state area, but it has generated more talk this season. Northern and western corn rootworm populations have been […]
October 26, 2022

Spooky Soybean Cyst. Test this Fall to Know Your Fields

A monster of a soybean pest could be in your fields right now, causing devastating yield loss. Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) continues to be a relevant […]
October 6, 2022

Fall Weeds: Burnin’ it Down!

Regardless of what you’re using for weed control, a fall burndown is never a bad idea. Fall burndown helps clear out those late-season weeds, catch winter […]
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 […]
September 8, 2022

Everyone is Talking About Our Buns…

You’ve seen the research and you’ve heard the jokes.  We’re excited to announce that Buns is now HERE, on a full commercial scale!  Peterson Farms Seed’s […]
August 24, 2022

Anthracnose Stalk Rot: Will Top Dieback Reappear This Year?

As we inch closer to September, we need to keep an eye out for Anthracnose stalk rot (top dieback).    Anthracnose leaf blight and stalk rot are […]
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 […]
August 4, 2022

IDC Testing: Small Area, Big Impact

At Peterson Farms Seeds, we conduct a significant amount of research every summer. Whether it’s 250 acres of small plot replicated yield trials, 75 acres of […]
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 […]