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Management by Genetics: Episode 116

Management by Genetics: Episode 116

On this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield® podcast, host Joel Wipperfurth is joined by technical seed agronomist Corey Evans for a discussion about selecting seed for 2020. The two...

Jan 17, 2020
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Strong Hybrid Performance Despite Tough Conditions in 2019

Strong Hybrid Performance Despite Tough Conditions in 2019

I’ve been analyzing harvest data for quite a few years, and I can assure you 2019 is a year that I won’t soon forget. The unpredictability that plagued the season was certainly...

Jan 16, 2020
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Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops

Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops

Variability is common on farms, which can make it tricky to purchase the right soybean seed for a particular field. But there is a solution: the combination of two different soybean...

Jan 16, 2020
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Quality Is Key for 2020 Cotton Seed

Quality Is Key for 2020 Cotton Seed

Farmers throughout the Cotton Belt dealt with volatile weather patterns in 2019. Were you one of them? If so, be sure to spend some time assessing this past season — your outcomes for...

Jan 14, 2020
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Yield Unsealed: Don’t Concede to Weeds: Episode 115

Yield Unsealed: Don’t Concede to Weeds: Episode 115

On a special Yield Unsealed episode of The Deal With Yield® podcast, Joel and Jon answer True or False questions about weed management. The two dispel myths, answer commonly asked...

Jan 10, 2020
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Making the Case for Water Conditioners

Making the Case for Water Conditioners

You might not consider how your water is affecting weed control, but without the right water conditioners, you could be reducing your herbicide’s effectiveness by 10% to 20%. 1 That...

Dec 20, 2019
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Trick or Treated? An Expert Take on Seed Treatments: Episode 114

Trick or Treated? An Expert Take on Seed Treatments: Episode 114

On this episode of The Deal With Yield ® podcast, Jon sits down with technical seed agronomist Corey Evans to discuss corn and soybean seed treatments. Should farmers consider the...

Dec 13, 2019
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Take a Full-Season Approach to Sunflower Weed Control

Take a Full-Season Approach to Sunflower Weed Control

If you’re looking for ways to get your sunflower crop off to a strong start, effective weed control is critical. Since sunflowers are often planted at lower populations than other...

Dec 12, 2019
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Make This Adjustment to Help Reduce Dicamba Drift Potential in 2020

Make This Adjustment to Help Reduce Dicamba Drift Potential in 2020

Exciting new research from WinField United reinforces and broadens findings from earlier this year regarding the control of fine particle drift. What we found First, WinField United...

Dec 09, 2019
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Behind on Fall Fieldwork? Build a Contingency Plan Now

Behind on Fall Fieldwork? Build a Contingency Plan Now

Early snowfall, cold temperatures and a delayed harvest may mean that some of your fall fieldwork will be put off until spring. While that’s not an ideal scenario, there are steps you...

Dec 09, 2019
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Don’t Just Collect Harvest Data; Use It: Episode 113

Don’t Just Collect Harvest Data; Use It: Episode 113

This week on The Deal With Yield ® podcast, our hosts dive into the value of harvest data. The two discuss why you should gather your data and how it can be used to create a clear...

Dec 06, 2019
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3 Steps to a Successful Fall Burndown Application

3 Steps to a Successful Fall Burndown Application

If conditions in your area allow you to make a fall burndown application, it can make the spring a little easier from a weed management perspective. Here are some tips to get the most...

Dec 05, 2019
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Tissue Sampling Trends Show Environment Limited Crop Nutrition in 2019

Tissue Sampling Trends Show Environment Limited Crop Nutrition in 2019

Data shows that environmental stresses may have limited crop nutrition this season, based on over 45,000 tissue samples analyzed by WinField United. The insights gained from those 45...

Nov 25, 2019
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Uncovering the Cause of Dicamba Drift: Episode 112

Uncovering the Cause of Dicamba Drift: Episode 112

On this episode of The Deal With Yield ® podcast, Jon welcomes Lillian Magidow, senior research manager at the WinField United Innovation Center, to discuss the latest drift reduction...

Nov 22, 2019
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Teen Farmer Makes Hay at World Dairy Expo

Teen Farmer Makes Hay at World Dairy Expo

Nicholas Gutierrez set a goal several years ago to grow and produce the highest-quality alfalfa hay. This year, that determination paid off. The 16-year-old won Grand Champion...

Nov 18, 2019
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Unpacking Data Transparency: Episode 111

Unpacking Data Transparency: Episode 111

This week on The Deal With Yield® podcast, Joel and Jon continue their conversation about data transparency. The two discuss how benchmarking data is a lot like receiving a report card,...

Nov 15, 2019
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Find Ways to Have Success on Saline Acres

Find Ways to Have Success on Saline Acres

With 14 to 15 million salt-affected acres in the United States, it’s clear that managing saline soils is a big challenge for some farmers. Typically those acres are found in western...

Nov 15, 2019
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Include Ag Tech in Your Financial Discussions

Include Ag Tech in Your Financial Discussions

Let’s face it, it’s tough to be a farmer right now. There are new levels of financial uncertainty fueled by a tough economy, recent weather challenges, market volatility and tariffs...

Nov 11, 2019
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Let's Talk Data Privacy: Episode 110

Let's Talk Data Privacy: Episode 110

Data transparency and privacy are issues that affect consumers and farmers alike. The conversation about them spans industries and their importance has been underscored in light of...

Nov 08, 2019
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Hybrid Options for Consistent Performance

Hybrid Options for Consistent Performance

What’s the key benefit a product needs to deliver to make you buy it again and again? I’ll bet that most of the time, you’re looking for consistency. A product that’s stable. Reliable....

Nov 06, 2019
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Research Reveals That Nutrient Balance Matters

Research Reveals That Nutrient Balance Matters

600,000 data points. Since WinField United launched the NutriSolutions ® tissue sampling program in 2008, that’s the volume of data we’ve gathered about the nutrient status of various...

Nov 05, 2019
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Find Ways to Improve Profitability: Attend a Clinic

Find Ways to Improve Profitability: Attend a Clinic

Make room on your calendar this winter for an opportunity to improve your operation’s profitability. WinField United retailers will be hosting more than 3,500 clinics to share agronomic...

Nov 04, 2019
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Live from the Studio: National Tissue Trends: Episode 109

Live from the Studio: National Tissue Trends: Episode 109

In case you missed it, The Deal With Yield® podcast went live from the studio. During this recording, Joel and Jon discussed tissue testing and regional nutrient deficiency trends. With...

Nov 01, 2019
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Assessing and Managing New Acres: Episode 108

Assessing and Managing New Acres: Episode 108

Joel and Jon dive into the steps you should take and tools you can use to manage new acres on this episode of The Deal With Yield® podcast. Hear how to asses fertility levels, determine...

Oct 25, 2019