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Gear Up for Fall Burndown Now

Gear Up for Fall Burndown Now

A clean start in the spring. Improved chances of on-time planting. Fewer pest havens. These are just a few of the benefits of an effective fall burndown. What’s your burndown...

Oct 22, 2019
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Tips for Capturing and Using Harvest Data

Tips for Capturing and Using Harvest Data

It’s important not only to successfully gather your yield data at the end of the season but also to leverage its full value. Here are five tips to get the most from it.  1...

Oct 21, 2019
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Crop Model Field Report: September

Crop Model Field Report: September

This summer, WinField United tested and aggregated the in-season recommendations of the R7® Field Forecasting Tool across the country on what we’re calling Sentinel Plots. We...

Oct 17, 2019
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Producer Health Benefits from Land O’Lakes

Producer Health Benefits from Land O’Lakes

Land O’Lakes partnered with Gravie Administrative Services LLC to provide cost-friendly healthcare options for Alliance Ag & Grain members. Here’s what you need to know:...

Oct 14, 2019
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High-Potential Soybean Traits Require High-Precision Management

High-Potential Soybean Traits Require High-Precision Management

As the 2019 growing season goes into the history books, you’re probably well on your way to creating your 2020 farm plan. If you grow soybeans and are considering your options for...

Oct 04, 2019
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4 Steps to Make the Most of Zone Soil Sampling

4 Steps to Make the Most of Zone Soil Sampling

How did this year’s dynamic weather affect your soil’s health? One way to find out is by doing a soil test this fall. The results can help you set a baseline for managing...

Oct 02, 2019
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Plan Now to Mitigate 2019’s Weeds In Your Fields

Plan Now to Mitigate 2019’s Weeds In Your Fields

Don’t let 2019 weed challenges haunt you in 2020. Abundant moisture last spring and in early summer meant that weed populations flourished and adequate control was difficult. So...

Oct 01, 2019
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8 Tips for Gauging Crop Performance and Harvest Needs

8 Tips for Gauging Crop Performance and Harvest Needs

This growing season is one for the record books — and not always in a good way. But as challenging as it’s been, there are still lessons to learn and things you can do to...

Sep 30, 2019
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3 Tips for Preparing a Nutrient Management Plan

3 Tips for Preparing a Nutrient Management Plan

Excessive rains are like flushing money down the drain. Nutrients lost through the soil are nothing but lost investments. Because of the saturated soils we saw this season, it’s...

Sep 25, 2019
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Take a Stand on Alfalfa Health

Take a Stand on Alfalfa Health

What alfalfa stands do you keep in rotation? Which ones do you remove? These decisions are important factors in your alfalfa strategy for this fall and next spring.   Typically...

Sep 24, 2019
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What Do This Season’s Stresses Mean for Yield Potential?

What Do This Season’s Stresses Mean for Yield Potential?

From cool and wet to hot and dry. That’s the dynamic weather shift that many crops faced across the Midwest this season. Some farmers are wondering how those extreme stresses will...

Sep 23, 2019
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Postharvest Field Care: Episode 103
Sep 20, 2019
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Control Weeds on Prevent Plant Acres Now

Control Weeds on Prevent Plant Acres Now

Don’t let your prevent plant acres turn into huge headaches. Prevent plant acres caused by sustained early-season rainfall were widespread across the United States in 2019...

Sep 17, 2019
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Leverage Tech at Harvest: Episode 102
Sep 13, 2019
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Why Measure a Crop’s Response to Soil?

Why Measure a Crop’s Response to Soil?

Soil is one of the most valuable resources on your farm and one that has a great impact on how productive your fields will be. Just as we study a hybrid’s response to management...

Sep 05, 2019
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Crop Model Field Report: August

Crop Model Field Report: August

This summer, WinField United is testing and aggregating the in-season recommendations of the R7® Field Forecasting Tool across the country on what we’re calling Sentinel Plots...

Sep 04, 2019
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The Yield Equation: Where Do Seed Treatments Fit?

The Yield Equation: Where Do Seed Treatments Fit?

This year’s challenging planting season showed the value that seed treatments have in protecting yield potential. As corn began to tassel this summer, you could really start to...

Sep 04, 2019
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Amp Up Your Tech to Predict Corn Drydown

Amp Up Your Tech to Predict Corn Drydown

The need to monitor drydown trends in your cornfields comes at one of the busiest times of the season. Prioritizing sample collection and stand assessment in every field is difficult...

Sep 03, 2019
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New App Makes Seed Data Easier to Access

New App Makes Seed Data Easier to Access

When you’re making seed selection decisions in the field with your agronomist, you want the ability to be flexible and to access timely information on the fly. Now you and your...

Sep 02, 2019
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3 Ways Data Can Help Shape Hybrid Decisions

3 Ways Data Can Help Shape Hybrid Decisions

Making good seed decisions starts with leveraging the data that’s best suited for your operation. Ideally, this means fusing national data with highly localized data from your...

Aug 28, 2019
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3 Takeaways From the InfoAg Conference

3 Takeaways From the InfoAg Conference

Ag tech is a lot like sports: Even with the fanciest equipment, if you don’t nail the fundamentals, you’ll never truly perform. This was no more apparent to me than at the...

Aug 26, 2019