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 […]
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 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, […]
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. […]
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 […]