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 […]
June 7, 2018

Scout Now, Profit Later. Top Scouting Tips for a Successful Year

If you’re like us, then you’re feeling pretty great to be back out there doing what you love after that long winter. There’s nothing like getting […]
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 17, 2018

Best Practices for a Better Soybean Crop

We started our Ole & Sven plots in 2004. Our intent has always been to bring something more to area growers than just hybrid and variety […]
April 26, 2018

Right Product, Right Acres. How do you Rate?

Lately we’ve been talking a lot about how you can leverage the power of technology on your farm to impact your bottom line. We’re breaking some […]
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 […]
January 11, 2018

Enlist E3 Soybeans: One Step Closer!

We had an early Christmas present when Enlist E3 soybeans received import approval from the European Union in late December. While EU approval is an important […]
November 30, 2017

How to Fit Cover Crops into a Corn-Soybean Rotation

Cover Crops Guest Post from Dr. Abbey Wick – NDSU Extension Soil Health Specialist and Assistant Professor of Soil Health – Extension Soils are physical, chemical […]
November 1, 2017
4 Questions to ask when talking to your seed dealer

4 Questions to Ask When Choosing Seed for 2018

What is the first question you ask your seed dealer when considering a specific corn hybrid or soybean variety? Is it something like “How did it […]
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 […]