October 8, 2021

Swenson’s Weekly Snapshot – 2021 in Review!

With any luck and a couple more weeks of good weather, everything will be harvested in the tri-states. Who would have thought we could have successfully grown 105-day hybrids in Hallock, […]
May 19, 2021

Swenson’s Weekly Snapshot – GDU Report for the Week of May 18, 2021

What an exciting time of year! The crops are planted and some extremely timely precipitation is moving in. Now we just need to avoid severe weather. […]
May 7, 2021

We’ll Track GDU for You – Delivered to Your Inbox Every Tuesday!

For the past 14 years I’ve run custom GDU reports for our region and it has changed the way I gauge how a year is going. It also provides a good record to help define what “normal” […]
May 6, 2021
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Tap Into These Weather Resources Every Day for a Top Crop

As the resident weather guy I’m often asked which weather sources I trust. There are a lot of options out there, some better than others. The truth is the […]
November 5, 2020

Learn From The Past…But Maybe Not The Recent Past

As I write this article, it’s the 22nd of October and I’m watching snow fall while my 7-year-old is home from school, riding snowmobile on 10” […]
April 25, 2017

Cool Your Jets – Don’t Change Corn Maturities Yet

Just like you, we here at Peterson Farms Seed are wondering when we will get to start planting corn. We are itching to get started with our […]