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    2022 Scholarship Program Winners
    Jun 10, 2022 |
    Ten students were selected to receive the 2022 Mid-West Fertilizer Scholarship Program award.  
    An Outlook on 2022
    Apr 15, 2022 |
    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...
    5 Benefits of Fall Burndown
    Nov 08, 2021 |
    The period between harvest and spring planting is prime time for winter annual weeds to take over your fields. Staying ahead of the game has many benefits, especially when it comes to fall burndown.   
    Using Drone Technology to Understand Agriculture
    Aug 03, 2021 |
    Drone technology has advanced tremendously the last few years and the benefits of drones on the farm is becoming more and more visible. Drones specifically made for agriculture give us the opportunity for mapping, surveying, spraying and crop dusting.   
    Join us for the 2021 School Supply Drive
    Jul 07, 2021 |
    To help relieve the burden of school shopping for families in local communities is why Mid-West Fertilizer is stepping in and helping others in need. This year, Mid-West Fertilizer is hosting a school supply drive for schools across their footprint.  
    4 Tips for Summer Safety on the Farm
    Jun 18, 2021 |
    Summer can be the busiest season for farmers and agricultural employees. Here are four important safety tips to remember during the summer months to not only keep yourself healthy, but to keep your operation running smoothly.   
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    Tips For Managing Drought-Stressed Fields
    Jun 28, 2022 | Answer Plot
    You can purchase the right equipment, seed and inputs to set your season up for success, but you can’t control the weather. Navigating the challenges of Mother Nature is one of the trickiest parts of farming. This is especially true when it comes to managing crops through...
    5 Ways to Find Success With Fungicides
    Jun 16, 2022 | Answer Plot
    It’s time to bust the myth once and for all that fungicides aren’t worth investing in. Research has continually shown yield advantages when a fungicide application is made. In fact, our Answer Plot ® trials have consistently shown an average of more than 10 bushel per acre...
    6 Disease Management Tips for Corn and Soybeans
    Jun 15, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Diseases may already be showing up in your corn and soybean fields, so it’s a good time to be scouting your fields for early signs of trouble. With plenty of the season still left, your crop will benefit from a proactive approach to disease management. Here are six tips to...
    Maximize Plant Health at Key Growth Stages
    May 26, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Plant health is a lofty term that gets tossed around a lot in agronomic conversations. However, when you have a clear definition and actionable strategies, maximizing plant health becomes a very real and important way to help your crop reach closer to their genetic potential...
    Take Action Against Thrips in Cotton
    May 26, 2022 | Answer Plot
    During the hustle and bustle of planting season, it’s easy to overlook early-season pests that could cause season-long damage to your cotton crop. Thrips, in particular, require proactive management that starts at planting. Follow these actionable tips to protect your crop’s...
    4 Adjuvant Classes Proven to Help Improve Weed Control
    May 19, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Supply chain issues continue to disrupt the ag industry, making it imperative to use resources efficiently and effectively this season. In many cases, there may not be enough herbicide supply available to fix mistakes or problems that arise during spray applications. Adding...