June 5, 2020

Dicamba Ruling – Does it Affect Your Farm?

The ag world is buzzing with the news of this week’s court ruling blocking the sale of in-season applications of dicamba in soybeans. While this is […]
January 24, 2019

Thank You Production Growers! Quality At It’s Finest.

This time of year, with harvest wrapped up and the holiday season in full swing, we are well into the throngs of buying season. With every […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 12, 2018

Fun with Flags: How to Protect Your Fields

When you look at a field of soybeans, can you tell if they’re Roundup Ready 2 Xtend (RR2X), LibertyLink (LL), RR2Y, Enlist or LLGT27? No! Traits […]
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 […]
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 […]
December 29, 2016

Get to Know Your Nozzles!

Having more soybean options than ever is great for farmers!  But make sure you understand the nozzles recommended for each option. Here is what you need […]
November 11, 2016

Adam’s Take on the XtendiMax with VaporGrip Approval

  On Wednesday, the EPA issued their approval of the XtendiMax™ with VaporGrip™ Technology, a low-volatility dicamba herbicide for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® […]
September 15, 2016

First Step in Weed Management? Identifying Resistance.

Many farmers say they are waiting for new technologies to solve their weed resistance problems. We saw a high rate of adoption for LibertyLink soybeans this year in […]