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 […]
June 22, 2017
Weather, like heavy rain, is yield robber.

3 Soybean Yield Robbers to Scout This Summer

June and July are big months for soybean development. The plant cycle moves from rapid vegetative growth to reproductive growth, setting the stage for yield in […]
May 18, 2017
Evaluate Your Corn Early

Evaluate Your Corn Early – Adam’s Three Tips

May is over half gone, which means the crop is in the ground and hopefully off to a good start. This time of the growing season is a […]
May 4, 2016

Control Weeds and Protect Yield with PRE’s

I travel our tri-state region a lot. In my travels last summer, I’ve got to tell you, I saw too many weed escapes. If we’re going […]
April 12, 2016

Adam’s Top 5 Yield Drivers

“Raise more bushels to overcome low prices.” I’ve heard that phrase a lot over the winter, and may have even uttered those words myself. So, how […]
March 9, 2016

Prairie Skies Foster Drone Startups

Silicon Valley is the nation’s leading hub for high-tech innovations and development, accounting for one-third of the nation’s venture capital investment dollars. With the rising popularity […]
January 7, 2016

Use Multiple Year Data to Make Seed Decisions

Seed decision-making season is in full swing. With an overwhelming amount of data available at the click of your mouse, it can be difficult to know […]
December 3, 2015

Integrate UAV Technology with Yield Maps

UAVs have been front and center on the agricultural stage over the last couple of years. Is this new technology just fun and games or a […]
November 10, 2015

Three Tips for Making Confident Seed Decisions

Purchasing seed is one of the biggest and most difficult of your input cost decisions. How can you make that decision easier and more beneficial for […]
September 16, 2015

Pick the Best Players for Your Farm

It’s September, the beginning of the best time of the year, if you ask me. September brings harvest, hunting, and football season – and who doesn’t […]
June 30, 2015

Your Corn Is like a Factory Assembly Line

The assembly line in a factory operates efficiently only when it has the right supplies at the right time. If inputs run out, production may halt. […]
May 6, 2015

“Hot Streaks” Improve Nitrogen Management

As we gear up for the growing season here at Peterson Farms Seed, I’ve been brainstorming ideas to improve our planting accuracy and our fertility program. […]