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 […]
January 28, 2020

The Ugly Truth About White Mold

I’m commonly asked, “what traits should I plant on fields where there’s been white mold”. This is a common misconception and one I want to address […]
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 […]
August 6, 2018

Announcing: LibertyLink® GT27™ soybeans for 2019

On the heels of full approval by the Philippines we’re excited to announce that we will have a full line-up of newly approved LibertyLink® GT27™ soybeans for the […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 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 […]
April 11, 2017

The RR2Y Sunset: Hug Twice, Say Goodbye Three Times

The past 20 years have been monumental for the ag industry. We have witnessed innovations that have systematically increased the profitability and effectiveness of farm operations […]