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 […]
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 […]
October 3, 2018

The Importance of Staging Your Corn Harvest by Stalk Integrity

Originally published in September, 2015, this ‘Rich on Agronomy’ article features extremely timely material to this year’s corn harvest. For this fall’s version, we’ve taken Rich’s advice […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 11, 2017

Preparation is Key to a Successful Corn Harvest

As hard as it is to believe, corn harvest season is upon us. What are a few important topics we should be addressing during combining season? […]
July 20, 2017

A Peterson Profile – Mike Larson

Even though he goes by many names depending on who you’re talking to– ‘Corn Whisperer’ being our favorite around the office – you’ll always hear the […]
July 13, 2017

Simple Stand Evaluations Can Improve Next Year’s Crop

At Peterson Farms Seed, we have performed countless stand evaluations over the last several years with over a 100 this year alone! One of the main […]
June 29, 2017

I Spy Corn Borer – Keep Your Eyes Open This Year!

At one time, European Corn Borer (ECB) was one of the major insect pests for corn growers. Thankfully, many farmers in our region have not experienced […]
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 […]
September 30, 2016

Are You Earning an A+ on Your “Nitrogen Report Card”?

Fall has arrived: the smell of the air has changed and dust from a bustling soybean harvest paints the horizon. The kids are back in school […]
August 26, 2016

How to Evaluate Your Corn Now to Make Next Year More Successful

September is a great time of year. Football is back, the weather is cooling down, hunting season is getting started, and harvest is right around the […]