April 24, 2019

New Soybean Traits On The Block. What’s What.

Recent months have seen a lot of action in the world of soybean trait approvals. With reports of open acres still available for #plant19, we thought […]
January 24, 2019

Thank You Production Growers! Quality At It’s Finest.

This time of year, with harvest wrapped up and the holiday season in full swing, we are well into the throngs of buying season. With every […]
December 6, 2018

Research Suggests Traits Do Not Provide Yield Advantage.

We have all heard the advertising from other companies. The ones claiming  Company A’s Roudup Ready 2 Xtend varieties out-yield competitors by 5.6 bushels or company […]
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 30, 2018
Bayer Monsanto Merger Carl

Carl’s Thoughts on the Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Barack Obama was still President. Hillary Clinton had a clear and unsurmountable lead in the polls to win the 2016 election. The Chicago Cubs were leading […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 29, 2018

The Scoop on Soybean Traits

In my 20 plus years in the seed business, I have never seen more uncertainty around which products or traits might be best for each farm—and […]
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 […]
June 15, 2017
New SRES Planter for Replicated Testing

Replicated Testing – Why is it So Important To Us?

Peterson Farms Seed has built a solid reputation for being the premier corn and soybean testing organization in the upper Midwest. Our monumental efforts in research […]
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 […]
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 […]