January 21, 2021

Phytophthora Gene Guide 101

The world of soybean genetics is always changing. Do you have a handle on genes and what they protect against? It’s important you place the right […]
January 14, 2021

Goss’s Wilt Myths – Separating Fact from Fiction

Goss’s Wilt has been continuously on the rise in ND, SD, MN and surrounding states. If you raise corn or have a neighbor who does, you’ve probably […]
January 8, 2021

Top 7 Management Decisions You Can Make to Control White Mold

Why were 2017 and 2019 such devastating White Mold years? The simple answer – the conditions for White Mold were just right. The most important thing […]
December 21, 2020

Y-Drop: The Quest For The Nitrogen Sweet Spot

Over the last 4-5 years we have found the value of changing our corn nitrogen program from “one and done”, to splitting into two applications using […]
December 18, 2020

On Farm Trials Are Interesting. Replicated Testing Is Reliable.

Technology has given you more information than ever before to incorporate into your farming operation. But it can also be misleading, and costly, if you are […]
December 10, 2020

Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome Is Here. Manage It Carefully.

Sudden Death Syndrome has been spreading north into South Dakota, Minnesota (south of Ottertail County) and North Dakota (Richland County). SDS is one of the leading […]
November 5, 2020

Learn From The Past…But Maybe Not The Recent Past

As I write this article, it’s the 22nd of October and I’m watching snow fall while my 7-year-old is home from school, riding snowmobile on 10” […]
September 9, 2020

Your FieldView Pre-Harvest Homework

The summer has gone by quickly and it’s getting closer to harvest. That means it’s that time of year to make sure your Climate FieldView account […]
May 28, 2020
Stand Evaluation

How Does Your Corn Stand Up? Adam’s Evaluation Tips.

The corn is emerging and now is the best time to walk your fields and assess your planting quality. There are two methods I use to determine population. The “row length” evaluation […]
May 19, 2020

The Soybean Population Sweet-Spot: NDSU & PFS Agree!

As May rolls in, so does spring fever! Spring fever symptoms are those very familiar to farmers: restlessness, loss of appetite, and daydreaming as we wait for the planters to […]
May 5, 2020

Splitting Fertilizer Application to Gain Yield

It’s that time of year where growers are thinking about purchasing or allocating their fertilizer for 2020. Fertilizer is one of the highest and most variable […]
April 30, 2020

Unrecoverable: Three Corn Planting Sins to Avoid

There are certain mistakes made in life that can be compensated for: Overcook a hamburger? Just add a little extra cheese or ketchup! Stayed up too […]