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 […]
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 […]
August 4, 2017

Banquet in a Field – It’s a Party on the Prairie

As he thanked me for a lovely evening at Banquet in a Field, one of our guests leaned in and hugged me, just like I was […]
May 4, 2017
Sven and Ole varieties

A Peterson Profile – Carl Peterson

It would be impossible to look at the growth, success, and reputation of Peterson Farms Seed and not find the impact of Carl Peterson at every […]
February 2, 2016

The Quest for 1st Place Is Not Always Best

We all have a hunger to be the victors. In NDSU football this year, it was the Bison 5-peat. In the Olympics, it is going for […]
January 27, 2016

Invasion of the Yield Snatchers

Our family loves to watch movies. I was thinking the other day of some of the scarier movies we have seen: Invasion of the Yield Snatchers […]
April 10, 2014

Ask Carl: Seed Treatment

Q. Should I use seed treatments on my soybeans? A. YES!!! But the real question is: “When should I use seed treatments on my soybeans?” Answer: […]
September 13, 2013

Ag Bites — Resistant Weeds — September 13, 2013

Carl shares information about upcoming technologies to deal with resistant weeds in this edition of Peterson Farms Seed’s Ag Bites video series. A big part of […]
June 12, 2013

Memories of my Dad

“Well, it looks like a great day for the race!” would ring out from the driver’s seat just about every Sunday morning on our way to […]
May 23, 2013

First World Problems …

At least that’s what we call them in my family. You know the kind of thing: “They forgot the whipped cream on my low fat caramel […]