May 5, 2020

Splitting Fertilizer Application to Gain Yield

It’s that time of year where growers are thinking about purchasing or allocating their fertilizer for 2020. Fertilizer is one of the highest and most variable […]
April 27, 2020

Get Your Corn In “The Zone” This Spring

The use of management zone in your fields has become much more popular in the past 5 years. And rightly so. As technology advances, we are better equipped […]
March 8, 2018

Variable Rate Success. It’s All in the Zone.

It’s 2018 and the amount of technology available to growers is greater than ever before. There is a lot of talk about variable rate technology but […]
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 […]
January 3, 2018

Reduce IDC Exposure in 2018 With The Correct Genetics

Iron Deficiency Chlorosis (IDC) was at its worst during the 2017 growing season. It was one of the most severe outbreaks I’ve seen in my 25 […]
September 21, 2017

Your Nitrogen Report Card: Are You Earning an A+?

Fall has arrived: the smell of the air has changed and dust from a bustling soybean harvest will soon paint the horizon. The kids are back […]
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 […]
December 2, 2016

How Flexible is Your Nitrogen Program?

Many of you know that we actually have a farm here at Peterson Farms Seed. Carl’s grandfather started farming here in 1918 and his dad followed […]
October 20, 2016

From Sputnik 1 to Phantom 4: UAVs Have Come a Long Way

These days, it seems like for every piece of technology that learn to use, a new version comes out right behind it. Precision ag technology, namely […]
September 30, 2016

Are You Earning an A+ on Your “Nitrogen Report Card”?

Fall has arrived: the smell of the air has changed and dust from a bustling soybean harvest paints the horizon. The kids are back in school […]
July 28, 2016

Are You Utilizing Your Precision Ag Technology’s Potential?

How many growers have the capability to utilize precision agriculture technology on their farm, but choose to ignore the benefits? I think the number is much […]
July 7, 2016

Plus20 Club Utilizes New Tools to Monitor Nitrogen In-Season

The first step in this year’s Plus20 Elite protocol was to ask our Plus20 Elite growers to create one or more nitrogen rich hot streaks, either […]