May 6, 2021

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 […]
April 29, 2021

Stand Count Central: By Hand or By Drone?

A few years back I wrote a blog about emerging technology of drone stand counts. At the time I was still exploring drone-based stand count technology, which has come a […]
April 20, 2021

Useful Steps to Prevent IDC Before You Plant Soybeans

It seems like every June and July I get called out to look at several fields that are a disaster because of IDC, (Iron Deficiency Chlorosis).    […]
April 8, 2021

Our Top 5 Planting Blogs Compiled for You!  

It seems every year we could all use a refresher on when it’s time to roll those planters. Looking at the current NOAA 6-10 and 8-14 […]
April 2, 2021

3 Things That Make For Dry Soil Planting Success

The current dry soil planting profile presents a set of challenges we haven’t faced in a number of years. But before we delve into that too […]
April 2, 2021

Extreme Makeover: Headland Edition

I’m always asking myself, where can we find more bushels in the field. One way to improve the data you collect is to rethink the headland of your […]
March 27, 2021

3 Quick Steps to Get FieldView Ready to Roll This Spring

With less snow this year than the last few, I know you’re anxious to get out in the field. The warmer weather is also giving us more time to prep our […]
March 18, 2021

The Future of Soybean Breeding – A Peek Behind the Curtain

Hopefully you’ve had a second cup of coffee or had a good night’s sleep. Today we are digging deep into the world of soybean breeding. It’s […]
March 10, 2021

Palmer Amaranth Patrol- What Are You Looking For?

Palmer Amaranth has become a rising concern as it makes an appearance in more and more counties throughout ND, SD, and MN: 12 counties in ND, 11 in […]
February 11, 2021

Soybean Seedling Disease Series Part 1: Phytophthora – The Silent Killer

Under negative conditions, seed treatment can be the difference between a solid stand and failure. Phytophthora, Rhizoctonia, Pythium and Fusarium are the most common seedling diseases […]
February 11, 2021

Soybean Seedling Disease Series Part 2: Rhizoctonia – The Root Killer

Today is part 2 (Rhizoctonia) of our 4-part Seedling Disease Series. If you missed part 1, check it out here.  We’re highlighting the top seedling diseases that haunt farmers […]
February 11, 2021

Soybean Seedling Disease Series Part 3: Pythium – The Seedling Killer

We’re breaking down the top four soybean seedling diseases plaguing farmers in ND, MN and SD: Phytophthora, Rhizoctonia, Pythium and Fusarium. We’ve covered Phytophthora and Rhizoctonia. Today we’ll focus on what contributes to […]