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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...
    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...
    5 Ways to Find Success With Fungicides
    Jun 16, 2022 | Answer Plot
    It’s time to bust the myth once and for all that fungicides aren’t worth investing in. Research has continually shown yield advantages when a fungicide application is made. In fact, our Answer Plot ® trials have consistently shown an average of more than 10 bushel per acre...
    6 Disease Management Tips for Corn and Soybeans
    Jun 15, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Diseases may already be showing up in your corn and soybean fields, so it’s a good time to be scouting your fields for early signs of trouble. With plenty of the season still left, your crop will benefit from a proactive approach to disease management. Here are six tips to...
    Maximize Plant Health at Key Growth Stages
    May 26, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Plant health is a lofty term that gets tossed around a lot in agronomic conversations. However, when you have a clear definition and actionable strategies, maximizing plant health becomes a very real and important way to help your crop reach closer to their genetic potential...
    Take Action Against Thrips in Cotton
    May 26, 2022 | Answer Plot
    During the hustle and bustle of planting season, it’s easy to overlook early-season pests that could cause season-long damage to your cotton crop. Thrips, in particular, require proactive management that starts at planting. Follow these actionable tips to protect your crop’s...
    4 Adjuvant Classes Proven to Help Improve Weed Control
    May 19, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Supply chain issues continue to disrupt the ag industry, making it imperative to use resources efficiently and effectively this season. In many cases, there may not be enough herbicide supply available to fix mistakes or problems that arise during spray applications. Adding...

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.