Mid-West Fertilizer News

Benefits of Fall Applied Phosphorus and Potassium

Nov 23, 2022 | Midwest Fertilizer
The timing of application of Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K) in a granular form can be crucial to your farm’s success. Applying P & K in the fall could bring many benefits to your operation. ​

Investing in the Future

Nov 17, 2022 | Midwest Fertilizer
When you think back to farming just four decades ago, it makes you realize just how far agriculture has come. That is why one Mid-West Fertilizer customer is investing in new technology to help solve current issues in the industry and pave the way for future farmers across the U....

A Look Into Row Crop Seed Supply in 2023

Oct 25, 2022 | Midwest Fertilizer
Every producer is aware of the supply chain disruptions and product shortages that the entire agronomy input ​sector has been battling for over two years. Could there be changes in 2023?

Why Use Fungicides and Insecticides?

Jul 08, 2022 | Midwest Fertilizer
It wasn’t long ago when spraying wheat with a fungicide was only occasionally done and was not widely adopted. As agriculture advances, more research has been done on the impact of spraying fungicides and insecticides on soybeans.

2022 Scholarship Program Winners

Jun 10, 2022 | Midwest Fertilizer
Ten students were selected to receive the 2022 Mid-West Fertilizer Scholarship Program award.  

An Outlook on 2022

Apr 15, 2022 | Midwest Fertilizer
There’s no doubt that American farmers have experienced major challenges in the past two years, partly due to the lingering pandemic, supply chain issues and labor shortages. In an effort to ease the minds of growers, MKC's procurement managers provide insight on t...

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Early-season soybean plants.

Making Sense of the Biologicals Market

Dec 06, 2022 | Answer Plot
Biologicals have grown exponentially in the past few years. What was once focused on specialty crops and other niche markets is now moving into row crops. That said, the market is still relatively young, leaving plenty of room for confusion and skepticism.   At WinField Un...
Close up of corn at tassle.

Use Response-To Fungicide Scores to Make Data-Based Decisions

Nov 16, 2022 | Answer Plot
Whether selecting which hybrids to plant or determining which fields to spray with fungicide, use response-to fungicide (RTF) scores to help inform your decisions. RTF scores can help you make tailored, hybrid-specific choices based on years of reliable yield data. The Value of ...
WinField United advisor discussing hybrid decisions with a grower.

3 Ways Data Can Help Shape Hybrid Decisions

Nov 01, 2022 | Answer Plot
Making good seed decisions starts with leveraging reliable, quality data. Ideally, this means fusing national data with highly localized data from your region or your farm specifically. Employ these three data-driven strategies to help ensure you are using the most relevant infor...
Farmer planting soybean seed treated with Warden® CX II seed treatment.

The Latest Innovation in Soybean Seed Treatments

Oct 20, 2022 | Answer Plot
How much time and thought do you put into your seed treatment decisions? If you’re like many growers, probably not too much. Seed treatments are critical for starting your soybean season off successfully. If you have a healthy root system in June, you have the opportunity t...
Get a Grip on Crop Protection

Get a Grip on Crop Protection

Oct 12, 2022 | Answer Plot
Choose adjuvants with research numbers that matter more than ever before. When choosing adjuvants, how do you know they’ll do the job?   The description on the jug? Snazzy marketing? A convincing sales pitch? What about data?   In 2023, we may be faced with...
Farmer loading CROPLAN seed bags into his pickup truck.

5 Key Considerations For 2023 Seed Selection

Oct 10, 2022 | Answer Plot
As you harvest this year’s crop, it’s time to start thinking about the next. Seed selection is one of the largest and most important decisions you make each season so it’s important to prioritize objective data and attributes over flashy marketing and slick sale...