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 […]
November 29, 2018

Corn borer. Devastating to crops and potentially your bottom line.

Let’s come to grips with non-Bt corn. Conventional Corn isn’t an Easy Button. It is cheaper but it’s going to require your attention all summer to […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 7, 2018

Scout Now, Profit Later. Top Scouting Tips for a Successful Year

If you’re like us, then you’re feeling pretty great to be back out there doing what you love after that long winter. There’s nothing like getting […]
April 19, 2018

Boost Corn Yield by Choosing the Right Planting Depth

We’ve been sharing findings from our 13 years of Ole & Sven plot data to shed some light on best practices for maximizing your corn yields. […]
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 […]
April 5, 2018

The Best Thing You Can Do to Improve Corn Stand

I get it, you’ve been waiting all season, suffering through what feels like an endless winter and you’re ready to get that corn in the ground. […]
March 15, 2018

The Best Time for Planting Corn. It’s More Than Just the Calendar.

Ideal Date for Planting Corn Can you feel it? Spring will be here soon and with the promise of April comes the inevitable debate of when […]
February 28, 2018

Increasing Corn Populations? 5 Tips to Make You More Successful.

Thinking about adjusting your corn populations this year? Searching for the corn population ‘sweet spot’ is something I’ve worked towards over the past 13 years in […]
February 15, 2018

Y-drop Testing Shows Positive Impact in 2017 Yield

A few years ago, we started working on split-applying nitrogen during the growing season using the Y-drop system from 360 Yield Center. For a refresher on […]