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 […]
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 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 […]
January 11, 2018

Enlist E3 Soybeans: One Step Closer!

We had an early Christmas present when Enlist E3 soybeans received import approval from the European Union in late December. While EU approval is an important […]
April 11, 2017

The RR2Y Sunset: Hug Twice, Say Goodbye Three Times

The past 20 years have been monumental for the ag industry. We have witnessed innovations that have systematically increased the profitability and effectiveness of farm operations […]
March 16, 2017

Data Madness | All Data Does Not Equal Useful Data

Winter. It’s the ‘season’ of many things: cold, vacation, holidays, ice-fishing, basketball, among others. One addition I’d add to the list is ‘Data Season’. As farming […]
March 9, 2017

Keep Feeding Your Soybean Scavengers

We have all heard the soybean plant referred to as a scavenger, and rightfully so, in my opinion. What better way to describe a plant that […]
January 20, 2017

Farmer Spotlight – LibertyLink: Continued Success

With spring right around the corner, we know seed decisions are being made by farmers across the region. I continue to be impressed by the solid […]
November 11, 2016

Adam’s Take on the XtendiMax with VaporGrip Approval

  On Wednesday, the EPA issued their approval of the XtendiMax™ with VaporGrip™ Technology, a low-volatility dicamba herbicide for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® […]
September 15, 2016

First Step in Weed Management? Identifying Resistance.

Many farmers say they are waiting for new technologies to solve their weed resistance problems. We saw a high rate of adoption for LibertyLink soybeans this year in […]
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 […]