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    AgVend and WinField United Retailers Streamline Digital Tools
    Jul 22, 2022 |
    “This is about improving the digital experience for the retailer and the grower—and collaborations such as this  maximize our companies’ individual strengths while allowing each party to focus on what they do best. At AgVend, we have a vision for a...
    Phytophthora Root & Stem Rot
    Jul 20, 2022 |
    Phytophthora root and stem rot is a significant disease in many areas where soybeans are grown. It can kill and damage seedlings and plants throughout the growing season from the time of planting nearly until harvest. With the rain and warm weather we have had in our territory...
    6 Tips for Planting Success
    Apr 14, 2022 |
    As temperatures rise and spring inches closer, it gets more tempting each day to fire up the tractor and get in the field. However, deciding when to plant is one of the first (of many) management decisions that will impact your crop’s performance this season, so it pays...
    Farm Journal Test Plots: A Phantom Lurks in Your Corn Fields
    Aug 10, 2021 |
    As harvest approaches, it’s important to recognize there’s an invisible enemy lurking in your corn fields. Phantom yield loss occurs when a crop is allowed to naturally dry down to a certain point before harvest.Does the elusive dry matter lost equate to bushels...
    Insect Pressure on Corn Acres
    Jul 22, 2021 |
    Corn rootworm pressure is showing up in our geography, and depending on differing management styles, some areas are seeing heavier pressure than others. So why is pressure so strong this year?
    2021 NuWay Agronomy Corn Test Plots
    Jun 11, 2021 |
    NuWay Agronomy has 6 corn test plots and 3 soybean test plots this year. We are so excited to watch these throughout the growing season and collect valuable data at harvest. These test plots allow us to try brand new products on acres that are representative of our geography...
    Use Response-To Fungicide Scores to Make Data-Based Decisions
    Nov 16, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Whether selecting which hybrids to plant or determining which fields to spray with fungicide, use response-to fungicide (RTF) scores to help inform your decisions. RTF scores can help you make tailored, hybrid-specific choices based on years of reliable yield data. The Value...
    3 Ways Data Can Help Shape Hybrid Decisions
    Nov 01, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Making good seed decisions starts with leveraging reliable, quality data. Ideally, this means fusing national data with highly localized data from your region or your farm specifically. Employ these three data-driven strategies to help ensure you are using the most relevant...
    The Latest Innovation in Soybean Seed Treatments
    Oct 20, 2022 | Answer Plot
    How much time and thought do you put into your seed treatment decisions? If you’re like many growers, probably not too much. Seed treatments are critical for starting your soybean season off successfully. If you have a healthy root system in June, you have the opportunity to...
    Get a Grip on Crop Protection
    Oct 12, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Choose adjuvants with research numbers that matter more than ever before. When choosing adjuvants, how do you know they’ll do the job? The description on the jug? Snazzy marketing? A convincing sales pitch? What about data? In 2023, we may be faced with continued supply...
    5 Key Considerations For 2023 Seed Selection
    Oct 10, 2022 | Answer Plot
    As you harvest this year’s crop, it’s time to start thinking about the next. Seed selection is one of the largest and most important decisions you make each season so it’s important to prioritize objective data and attributes over flashy marketing and slick sales pitches. Here...
    Tips For Managing Drought-Stressed Fields
    Jun 28, 2022 | Answer Plot
    You can purchase the right equipment, seed and inputs to set your season up for success, but you can’t control the weather. Navigating the challenges of Mother Nature is one of the trickiest parts of farming. This is especially true when it comes to managing crops through...

ENERGY NEWS

    Energy Market Update
    Sep 01, 2022 |
    Energy markets are in a down trend for the past two days. Today is following in those same footsteps. All energy products are finding downward momentum today. This is due to some of the same reasons that we have been talking about for what seems forever. Supply and demand...
    Farm Safety for Kids Spending More Time at Home
    Apr 09, 2021 |
    For students across the country, distance learning has become the new normal. And for parents on farms and ranches, that means kids are spending increased time around farm equipment, animals and potentially hazardous materials. 
    4 Critical Lubricant Checkpoints on Your Vehicle
    Apr 09, 2021 |
    Demand for delivery service is growing, and while that’s great news for your business, it also presents new challenges for your fleet. When it comes to your vehicles, increased workload means increased strain — which in turn means increased risk of breakdowns.
    CHS grows access to high ethanol blend fuels
    Apr 07, 2021 |
    High ethanol blend E15 gasoline is available at about 50 Cenex locations and that number is expected to grow.

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