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    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. 
    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.

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    What’s the Value of an Adjuvant?
    What’s the Value of an Adjuvant?
    Feb 12, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Imagine you’ve invested in a new state-of-the-art planter. You’ve done all the planter maintenance and calibration to set up for a successful spring, but in the midst of all that prep you forgot to fuel up your tractor. Without the tractor, that expensive planter can’t do its...
    Use Last Year’s Results to Inform 2020 Soybean Seed Selection
    Use Last Year’s Results to Inform 2020 Soybean Seed Selection
    Feb 05, 2020 | Answer Plot
    The winter months are a great time to review seed performance data to help inform decisions for spring planting. The latest Answer Plot® trial results are in , and despite the challenges of 2019, there were some standout soybean varieties that consistently performed well...
    3 Simple Steps to Introduce Ag Tech to Your Operation
    3 Simple Steps to Introduce Ag Tech to Your Operation
    Jan 29, 2020 | Answer Tech
    Now that 2020 is upon us, you’re probably focused on creating your strategies for spring planting and in-season crop management. If you haven’t been using ag technology tools on your operation, this may be a good time to work with your local advisor to see how they could...
    Use Response-to Scores to Guide Agronomic Decisions
    Use Response-to Scores to Guide Agronomic Decisions
    Jan 29, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Response-to scores can help you better match the hybrids you choose to your management style and farm environment, which allows you to allocate your crop inputs budget more precisely. For the last nine years, WinField United has measured and recorded the response of various...
    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,...