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 […]
April 27, 2020

Get Your Corn In “The Zone” This Spring

The use of management zone in your fields has become much more popular in the past 5 years. And rightly so. As technology advances, we are better equipped […]
March 16, 2020
seed treatment

Seed Treatment 101: How to Protect Your Soybeans

Should you be treating your soybeans this season? If you’ve never used soybean seed treatment before you probably have questions. To help you with this decision, […]
March 4, 2020

5 Questions to Ask When Planting into High Residue Fields

With the limited fieldwork completed last fall, many area farmers are trying to figure out how to manage residue left in the fields. If you’re already […]
February 10, 2020

Straight Talk on Soybean Traits and Yield

There is a lot of misleading messaging in the marketplace about which soybean traits yield the best. Therefore, I want to be very clear: Traits do […]
January 28, 2020

The Ugly Truth About White Mold

I’m commonly asked, “what traits should I plant on fields where there’s been white mold”. This is a common misconception and one I want to address […]
September 30, 2019

Will My Crops Finish This Year?

We’re getting a lot of calls lately asking if the corn is going to finish. While I can’t predict when the first frost will come, there […]
September 25, 2019

Your Field View Pre-Harvest Homework

Though the weather hasn’t been ideal for finishing crops, there is some important pre-harvest homework you can get done. If you’re using Climate Field View, now […]
August 29, 2019

Enlist E3™ Soybeans- 5 Things To Know

As one of the first in the region to plant Enlist E3 soybeans four years ago, we have been consistently impressed with the system. Throughout the […]