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    Safety Measures for Covid-19
    Safety Measures for Covid-19
    Mar 17, 2020 |
    With the increasing risk and exposure of the coronavirus (COVID-19) we, at Mid-West Fertilizer, would like to inform everyone of the steps we are taking to keep our employees, customers and families safe.
    Start Strong with Plant Nutrition Programs
    Start Strong with Plant Nutrition Programs
    Mar 10, 2020 |
    Take advantage of precious time before planting to nail down your nutrient management strategy for the year to ensure you’re nourishing plants from the start of the season through all critical growth stages.
    Topple Tough Weeds With StrikeLock®
    Topple Tough Weeds With StrikeLock®
    Feb 13, 2020 |
    Even the best herbicide won’t be very effective if it doesn’t hit its target. Or if it does, it isn’t able to penetrate the waxy surface of the leaf to make sure that weed is eliminated.
    New Financing Options Available
    New Financing Options Available
    Dec 02, 2019 |
    We are now offering special financing programs available to you for the 2020 crop year through The Cooperative Finance Association (CFA).
    Should You be Grid Sampling?
    Should You be Grid Sampling?
    Oct 28, 2019 |
    Grid sampling is the process of taking several samples, usually in 2.5 acre grids, across a field to determine the nutrient levels and patterns throughout the field.
    Weather Break May Provide a Window to Plant Wheat
    Weather Break May Provide a Window to Plant Wheat
    Oct 18, 2019 |
    Focusing on four key areas can set your wheat crop up for success in the summer of 2020 and also take into account a probable soybean crop to follow. 

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    5 Essentials to Help Improve Your Operation in 2020
    5 Essentials to Help Improve Your Operation in 2020
    Mar 31, 2020 | Answer Plot
    As the 2020 growing season approaches, you’re no doubt looking for ways to achieve early, uniform plant emergence and maintain outstanding plant health throughout the season so you can turn a profit at harvest. That’s why we’ve assembled a collection of five key agronomic...
    Dicamba 101: Questions From the Field
    Dicamba 101: Questions From the Field
    Mar 30, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Low-volatility dicamba products may have more specific state restrictions this season. Concerned farmers are wondering what that might mean for applications. Here are answers to some of the most common dicamba questions I’ve been hearing in the field. What’s the difference...
    Take Care of Early Spring Weeds Before Planting
    Take Care of Early Spring Weeds Before Planting
    Mar 25, 2020 | Answer Plot
    As you’re finalizing plans for spring, consider adding a spring burndown herbicide application if winter or spring annual weeds are a problem in your fields. Winter annuals, including marestail, overwinter and resume growing as soon as temperatures warm in the spring. When...
    Be Proactive With Prevent Plant Acres
    Be Proactive With Prevent Plant Acres
    Mar 20, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Many farmers are considering whether or not their prevent plant acres are worth planting in 2020 or if they should start prepping them this year for planting in 2021. Here are some recommendations for determining when you should return those acres to crop production and how...
    Get a Jump on a Compressed Season
    Get a Jump on a Compressed Season
    Mar 13, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Delays in getting 2019 crops out of the field will mean a tighter gap between harvest and 2020 planting in many areas of the country. Here are some tips to help you effectively manage your time in the early spring to make planting timely and successful. 1. Take soil samples...
    Considerations for Choosing a Sorghum x Sudan Variety for Feed
    Considerations for Choosing a Sorghum x Sudan Variety for Feed
    Mar 12, 2020 | Answer Plot
    If you have challenging, moisture-stressed ground and a hot climate, you farm in the sweet spot for sorghum products. Since sorghum is about 30% to 40% more water-use efficient than a corn plant, growers in hot and dry environments common in the West and South can potentially...