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    It's Time to Make a Stand
    It's Time to Make a Stand
    Nov 15, 2018 |
    We've rounded up our top three considerations to help you boost your wheat from the start!
    Soybean Pod Worms Threaten Local Bean Yields
    Soybean Pod Worms Threaten Local Bean Yields
    Aug 23, 2018 |
    We've talked a lot about insects this year, but as corn comes off, we're seeing increased pressure as pests look for their next host to feed on. It's important to continue scouting for at least a few more weeks now to ensure that your crop isn't negatively impacted. 
    Make the Most of this Year's Harvest Data
    Make the Most of this Year's Harvest Data
    Jul 25, 2018 |
    You’ve dropped a few thousand dollars on a yield monitor kit for your combine; yet, it seems like most years, the data captured from that monitor gets put on a thumb drive, never to be seen again. Let’s make a change this year!
    Kill Two Pests with One Pass
    Kill Two Pests with One Pass
    Jul 10, 2018 |
    For farmers, summer doesn't bring vacations and trips to the lake. Instead, you spend much of your time trying to protect your soybeans from heat stress and unwanted pests. Read more to learn how to make the most out of pest management in 2018.
    4 Reasons to Consider Fungicide Treatments
    4 Reasons to Consider Fungicide Treatments
    Jul 04, 2018 |
    Fungicides are obviously necessary to combat disease, but what else can you expect from an application?
    Finding Your Plants' Hidden Hunger
    Finding Your Plants' Hidden Hunger
    Jul 02, 2018 |
    Having a tissue sampling plan is an important step in identifying deficiencies before visual symptoms occur, helping you optimize plant health and performance. You can’t manage what you don’t measure, so well-timed and well-placed tissue samples help allow for better crop...

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    Have Tech on Tap for 2019
    Have Tech on Tap for 2019
    Jan 11, 2019 | Answer Tech
    You probably have your seed and crop inputs ordered or maybe already in the barn. But how’s your ag technology planning going for 2019? Work with your local trusted advisor now to determine how to best leverage ag tech tools to help reach your goals in the coming year...
    5 Ways to Leverage Your Ag Tech Capabilities
    5 Ways to Leverage Your Ag Tech Capabilities
    Jan 10, 2019 | Answer Tech
    Farmers are seeing the benefits of ag technology on their operations through optimized ROI and yield potential. As a result, they are anxious to see the latest tools and services your retail location has to offer. Make sure they’re ready to hit the field running in 2019...
    Take Ag Tech Further
    Take Ag Tech Further
    Dec 18, 2018 | Answer Tech
    This article is intended for those with more experience using ag technology tools. If you’re new to ag tech, here are some tips to get started.    If you’re already sold on ag tech, you understand the value it can bring to the farm. As you look for...
    Nitrogen Management: 3 Key Takeaways From the 2018 Season
    Nitrogen Management: 3 Key Takeaways From the 2018 Season
    Dec 13, 2018 | Answer Tech
    If I had to summarize the 2018 growing season in the Midwest, one word comes to mind: wet. In my area, we saw almost 60 inches of rain from planting to harvest, which is double the average that we’d normally get in Iowa. As you can imagine, keeping nitrogen in the root...
    Organize Now to Get the Most From Next Year’s Data
    Organize Now to Get the Most From Next Year’s Data
    Dec 12, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Ag companies are investing in innovative technology tools to help farmers harness, dissect and apply data to improve their operations. However, there’s not one tool that does it all, so it can be a challenge to organize files and information across all platforms. Here...
    3 Simple Steps to Introduce Ag Tech to Your Operation
    3 Simple Steps to Introduce Ag Tech to Your Operation
    Dec 10, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Now that harvest is wrapped up, many farmers are focusing on planning for next season. If you haven’t been using ag technology tools on your operation, it may be a good time to work with your local advisor to see how they could benefit your bottom line. Here are 3 tips...