June 5, 2020

Dicamba Ruling – Does it Affect Your Farm?

The ag world is buzzing with the news of this week’s court ruling blocking the sale of in-season applications of dicamba in soybeans. While this is […]
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 […]
April 21, 2020

Ole & Sven Over the Years: Research You Can Use

In 2005 we introduced the Ole & Sven Research Plot here at our headquarters in Prosper. Ole & Sven was created to localize our agronomic research and […]
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 […]