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 3, 2020
Soybean Traits

4,300 Data Points Prove Traits Don’t Impact Yield

Despite widespread advertising that “Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® is 5 bushels better than Enlist E3” or “LibertyLink is 2 bushels better than RR2 Xtend,” traits have […]
December 13, 2018

Is 400 Bushel Corn Possible? This year’s research says, “Yes”!

If you’ve been following our blog for awhile you’re probably aware of an annual research/pet project our resident “corn whisperer”, Mike Larson conducts every growing season. […]
December 13, 2018

What we learned in our 2018 Ole & Sven Research Study

We finished harvesting our Ole & Sven research plots recently. This 14 year program is our practical research aimed at bringing something more than just hybrid […]
December 6, 2018

Research Suggests Traits Do Not Provide Yield Advantage.

We have all heard the advertising from other companies. The ones claiming  Company A’s Roudup Ready 2 Xtend varieties out-yield competitors by 5.6 bushels or company […]
February 2, 2018

Never Underestimate the Impact of a Uniform Stand

“Well, there is always next year,” is a phrase that can be attributed to the ‘Corn Whisperer’, Mike Larson, in reference to his 2017 attempt at […]
September 21, 2017

Your Nitrogen Report Card: Are You Earning an A+?

Fall has arrived: the smell of the air has changed and dust from a bustling soybean harvest will soon paint the horizon. The kids are back […]
June 15, 2017
New SRES Planter for Replicated Testing

Replicated Testing – Why is it So Important To Us?

Peterson Farms Seed has built a solid reputation for being the premier corn and soybean testing organization in the upper Midwest. Our monumental efforts in research […]
March 16, 2017

Data Madness | All Data Does Not Equal Useful Data

Winter. It’s the ‘season’ of many things: cold, vacation, holidays, ice-fishing, basketball, among others. One addition I’d add to the list is ‘Data Season’. As farming […]
January 13, 2017

The Corn Whisperer: Did Mike Achieve 400 Bushel Corn?

It was on a tour of the Monsanto Water Utilization Learning Center in Nebraska that Mike Larson, Peterson Farms Seed Sales Manager and corn guru, was […]
December 2, 2016

How Flexible is Your Nitrogen Program?

Many of you know that we actually have a farm here at Peterson Farms Seed. Carl’s grandfather started farming here in 1918 and his dad followed […]
November 10, 2016

LibertyLink Yields Continue to Measure Up

As the largest LibertyLink soybean supplier in the region, Peterson Farms Seed has more experience testing and growing LibertyLink than everyone else combined. We tested the […]