April 21, 2020

Ole & Sven Over the Years: Research You Can Use

In 2005 we introduced the Ole & Sven Research Plot here at our headquarters in Prosper. Ole & Sven was created to localize our agronomic research and […]
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 […]
December 13, 2018

Is 400 Bushel Corn Possible? This year’s research says, “Yes”!

If you’ve been following our blog for awhile you’re probably aware of an annual research/pet project our resident “corn whisperer”, Mike Larson conducts every growing season. […]
December 13, 2018

What we learned in our 2018 Ole & Sven Research Study

We finished harvesting our Ole & Sven research plots recently. This 14 year program is our practical research aimed at bringing something more than just hybrid […]
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 […]
October 18, 2018

Peterson Farms Seed Hires Research Director

Peterson Farms Seed is pleased to announce that Dennis Schultze has joined its agronomy department as Research Director. Schultze, a Woodbury, MN native, has had a […]
March 15, 2018

The Best Time for Planting Corn. It’s More Than Just the Calendar.

Ideal Date for Planting Corn Can you feel it? Spring will be here soon and with the promise of April comes the inevitable debate of when […]
June 4, 2015

Ole & Sven Studies Answer Regional Ag Questions

The “local” movement has exploded in popularity. Interest in purchasing from local businesses, consuming food that is raised locally, and supporting and utilizing local resources has […]