August 4, 2021

Join us at Field Day – September 1, 2021

2021 Field Day  SAVE THE DATE: Peterson Farms Seed Field Day 2021.  Wednesday, September 1 • 10:30am – 3pm • Prosper, ND  To raise more bushels, you need […]
June 2, 2021

Biologicals: Worth the Hype or Just a Gimmick?

Peterson Farms Seed’s research program is designed to test and compare the up-and-coming agricultural products on the market. This year, we are testing a new segment […]
December 18, 2020

On Farm Trials Are Interesting. Replicated Testing Is Reliable.

Technology has given you more information than ever before to incorporate into your farming operation. But it can also be misleading, and costly, if you are […]
December 3, 2020
Soybean Traits

4,300 Data Points Prove Traits Don’t Impact Yield

Despite widespread advertising that “Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® is 5 bushels better than Enlist E3” or “LibertyLink is 2 bushels better than RR2 Xtend,” traits have […]
November 12, 2020

2020 Data: Go Deeper Than Yield To Find Value.

The late October snow has come. Although the snow-covered ground this time of year is rarely a welcomed sight, it arrived following what may have been […]
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 […]