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    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. 
    MKC ENTERS INTO LETTER OF INTENT TO ACQUIRE MID-WEST FERTILIZER, INC.
    MKC ENTERS INTO LETTER OF INTENT TO ACQUIRE MID-WEST FERTILIZER, INC.
    Oct 15, 2019 |
    Mid-West Fertilizer, Inc. and MKC have entered into a letter of intent for MKC to acquire Mid-West Fertilizer, a full-service agricultural retailer headquartered in Paola, Kansas.
    Protect Yield with Wheat Seed Treatments
    Protect Yield with Wheat Seed Treatments
    Oct 01, 2019 |
    Safeguarding cereal yield potential begins on planting day. Giving crops a strong start will help ensure even, vigorous growth, which inhibits early-season weeds that compete for water and nutrients.
    Make the Most of this Year's Harvest Data
    Make the Most of this Year's Harvest Data
    Aug 27, 2019 |
    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!

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    Crop Model Field Report: Final
    Crop Model Field Report: Final
    Jan 21, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Last summer and fall, WinField United tested and aggregated the in-season recommendations of the R7 ® Field Forecasting Tool across the country on what we’re calling Sentinel Plots. Throughout the season, we’ve talked with the agronomists who are managing several of these...
    Strong Hybrid Performance Despite Tough Conditions in 2019
    Strong Hybrid Performance Despite Tough Conditions in 2019
    Jan 16, 2020 | Answer Plot
    I’ve been analyzing harvest data for quite a few years, and I can assure you 2019 is a year that I won’t soon forget. The unpredictability that plagued the season was certainly captured by the variability in the data we saw this year. As you plan your corn purchases for 2020,...
    Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops
    Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops
    Jan 16, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Variability is common on farms, which can make it tricky to purchase the right soybean seed for a particular field. But there is a solution: the combination of two different soybean varieties that’s offered in CROPLAN ® WinPak ® varieties. These unique combinations of both...
    Quality Is Key for 2020 Cotton Seed
    Quality Is Key for 2020 Cotton Seed
    Jan 14, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Farmers throughout the Cotton Belt dealt with volatile weather patterns in 2019. Were you one of them? If so, be sure to spend some time assessing this past season — your outcomes for ROI and yield, your crop protection and nutrient program, your seed performance — and use...
    Making the Case for Water Conditioners
    Making the Case for Water Conditioners
    Dec 20, 2019 | Answer Plot
    You might not consider how your water is affecting weed control, but without the right water conditioners, you could be reducing your herbicide’s effectiveness by 10% to 20%. 1 That means you won’t be getting the most from the dollars you’ve already spent to combat weeds, and...
    Take a Full-Season Approach to Sunflower Weed Control
    Take a Full-Season Approach to Sunflower Weed Control
    Dec 12, 2019 | Answer Plot
    If you’re looking for ways to get your sunflower crop off to a strong start, effective weed control is critical. Since sunflowers are often planted at lower populations than other crops and grow relatively slowly during the first several weeks after emergence, they’re...