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     Don’t Discount Micronutrients
    Don’t Discount Micronutrients
    May 07, 2018 |
    By this time, most farmers have a good idea of how much nitrogen they plan to apply to their crops, but many haven’t given much thought to micronutrient fertilizers. The fact is. Insufficient micronutrients can be just as detrimental to crop development as a macronutrient...
    Expect Results from Early Fungicide Applications
    Expect Results from Early Fungicide Applications
    May 07, 2018 |
    Early fungicide applications can be done at comparatively little cost, especially if they are combined with a post-emergence herbicide application. Corn producers looking at this option should consider this as a supplement to a VT/R1 application, not a replacement.
    Optimize your fungicide with an adjuvant
    Optimize your fungicide with an adjuvant
    Apr 18, 2018 |
    Adjuvants works effectively with fungicides and insecticides and may be used with herbicides and other crop protection products. Combined technologies in one crop-based adjuvant can enhance your spray coverage. When in the mix, adjuvants helps ensure that droplets are the...
    The Importance of Late Season Wheat Investments
    The Importance of Late Season Wheat Investments
    Apr 18, 2018 |
    Adjuvants works effectively with fungicides and insecticides and may be used with herbicides and other crop protection products. Combined technologies in one crop-based adjuvant can enhance your spray coverage. When in the mix, adjuvants helps ensure that droplets are the...
    Understanding Wheat Diseases
    Understanding Wheat Diseases
    Apr 18, 2018 |
    Rust diseases represent the most economically significant fungal diseases and other cereal crops worldwide, and they are widely distributed across wheat growing regions. With the capacity to form new strains of fungus, rusts can attack even previously resistant varieties. Rust...

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    WinField United Tech Updates in the Works
    WinField United Tech Updates in the Works
    May 24, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Updates to the R7® Tool are now in place to make it easier for you and your agronomist to monitor in-season challenges and make creating management zones more robust. Also, keep an eye out for updates to the Answer Tech® website later this summer. Here’s a list...
    Eye in the Sky: What Satellite Imagery Can do For You
    Eye in the Sky: What Satellite Imagery Can do For You
    May 24, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Host Jon Zuk is joined by WinField United technology manager, Mary Pat Sass to discuss using satellite imagery to monitor crops and make in-season adjustments. They cover the benefits of using imagery together with boots-on-the-ground scouting and Mary Pat shares her...
    Trusting Technology for Nutrient Applications: One Farmer’s Story
    Trusting Technology for Nutrient Applications: One Farmer’s Story
    May 18, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Last season, a number of farmers tested the new R7® Field Forecasting Tool, which uses historical weather data, field information and tissue sampling results to help determine optimal timing and rates for nutrient applications.   Recently, I spoke with Leigh Barry...
    Sparking an Honest Conversation With Consumers
    Sparking an Honest Conversation With Consumers
    May 18, 2018 | Answer Plot
    This year at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX, Land O’Lakes hosted The Food Effect experience to help close the gap between farm fields and family tables. Thousands of attendees were drawn in by interactive exhibits, entertainment and guest speakers to learn...
    Make the Most of Your Fungicide Application
    Make the Most of Your Fungicide Application
    May 15, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Will it pay to apply a fungicide this year? If we could look into the future, it would be easy to make that call today. Since that’s impossible, my best advice is to use data and common sense to determine the best course of action to protect plant health.  Start wit
    Answering Farmer Questions: Part Two
    Answering Farmer Questions: Part Two
    May 11, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Hosts Joel and Jon continue answering farmer questions on this episode of The Deal With Yield®. The two discuss implementing automation, employing digital twin technology and finding work-life balance.