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 […]
May 1, 2014

Add PREs to your Weed Management Plan

Last summer, I saw more fields with weeds in our region than I had ever seen in the past. Weed resistance is a real problem that […]
February 21, 2013

Everyone is Talking About It

Everyone is talking about the importance of using alternative methods of weed resistance management. Every magazine and newspaper we’ve picked up in the past week has […]
February 18, 2013

The Kochia Battle is On

NDSU has been busy in the labs this winter studying samples of suspected resistant weeds, submitted last fall. They have confirmed nine counties in North Dakota […]
December 19, 2012

The Challenge of Weed Resistance

When I look back at the 2012 growing season, there are many challenges that we have not had to deal with in most recent years. An […]
November 15, 2012

Select Herbicide When You Buy Seed

What herbicides will you be using next summer? I can just hear you saying – “Why in the heck is he asking that when I just […]
May 1, 2012

Don’t Wear Blinders Concerning ResistantWeeds

The subject of this column, three years ago (May 2009), was my advice on whether corn should still be planted this late in May or if […]
March 12, 2012

Avoiding a “Train Wreck” with Weed Resistance

We had a great turnout for our Northern Weed Resistance Forum on March 8th. Dr. Bryan Young, Weed specialist from Southern Illinois University, explained the weed […]
December 15, 2011

LibertyLink Soybeans As A Weed ManagementTool

With weed resistance quietly developing throughout Minnesota and the Dakotas, LibertyLink soybeans are gaining interest with regional growers as a rotational tool in their weed management […]