February 14, 2019

Enlist™ Herbicides. Flexible and Effective.

There’s a lot to look forward to with the new Enlist E3™ soybean system so let’s take a minute to unpack what your herbicide options are […]
June 28, 2018

The Only Constant is Change

“The check is in the mail.” “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.”  And, “After the merger/buyout, nothing will really change.” Those are popular […]
May 30, 2018
Bayer Monsanto Merger Carl

Carl’s Thoughts on the Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Barack Obama was still President. Hillary Clinton had a clear and unsurmountable lead in the polls to win the 2016 election. The Chicago Cubs were leading […]
May 22, 2018

2019 Soybeans Are in the Ground. What Will New Traits do for You?

In today’s “Conversations with Carl”, Carl Peterson, president of Peterson Farms Seed, talks about the new soybean traits being planted on our farm in preparation for […]
April 12, 2018

Fun with Flags: How to Protect Your Fields

When you look at a field of soybeans, can you tell if they’re Roundup Ready 2 Xtend (RR2X), LibertyLink (LL), RR2Y, Enlist or LLGT27? No! Traits […]
March 29, 2018

The Scoop on Soybean Traits

In my 20 plus years in the seed business, I have never seen more uncertainty around which products or traits might be best for each farm—and […]
January 18, 2018
Evaluate Your Corn Early

Selecting Corn Hybrids: Part Science, Part Art

We’ve gotten many questions over the years on how exactly we choose what to offer in our corn lineup each season. The decision and process of […]
January 11, 2018

Enlist E3 Soybeans: One Step Closer!

We had an early Christmas present when Enlist E3 soybeans received import approval from the European Union in late December. While EU approval is an important […]
January 3, 2018

Reduce IDC Exposure in 2018 With The Correct Genetics

Iron Deficiency Chlorosis (IDC) was at its worst during the 2017 growing season. It was one of the most severe outbreaks I’ve seen in my 25 […]
November 1, 2017
4 Questions to ask when talking to your seed dealer

4 Questions to Ask When Choosing Seed for 2018

What is the first question you ask your seed dealer when considering a specific corn hybrid or soybean variety? Is it something like “How did it […]
August 31, 2017

How to Prevent Goss’s Wilt Next Year

2017 has been an interesting year thus far with challenges throughout the growing season. One disease that is raising some questions is Goss’s Wilt. Goss’s Wilt […]
April 11, 2017

The RR2Y Sunset: Hug Twice, Say Goodbye Three Times

The past 20 years have been monumental for the ag industry. We have witnessed innovations that have systematically increased the profitability and effectiveness of farm operations […]