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 24, 2023

Blue Jackets and a Winning FFA Chapter!

Recently, we held a National FFA Week contest on our social platforms. For a chance to win $1,000 towards their chosen chapter, we asked that they […]
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 […]
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 […]