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    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.   
    Mid-West Fertilizer Announces Winners for 2021 Scholarship Program
    May 11, 2021 |
    Ten students were selected for a $500 scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year. The winners are listed in this article. 
    Purina Cattle
    Benefits of Fly Control
    Apr 07, 2021 |
    One of the most convenient and consistent fly control methods for cattle is to use loose mineral or mineral tubs with Altosid®. Learn about the benefits of using Altosid® mineral tubs from Whitney Shaw, purina livestock feed specialist.
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    Questions to Ask When Selecting Corn Seed Treatments
    Jan 12, 2022 | Answer Plot
    After you’ve selected the right hybrids to match your fields’ conditions, you have another important decision to make: which seed treatment can give your crop the best early-season start? Asking a few key questions can help you narrow your corn seed treatment search and help...
    CROPLAN® Seed to Yield Reports
    Jan 11, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Organize Now to Get the Most From Next Year’s Data
    Dec 29, 2021 | Answer Tech
    There are many innovative technology tools to help farmers harness, dissect and apply data to improve their operations. However, there’s not one tool that does it all, so it can be a challenge to organize files and information across all platforms. Here are some considerations...
    Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops
    Dec 23, 2021 | Answer Plot
    It can be tricky to choose the right soybean variety for variable fields but there is a solution that’s proven to be effective: WinPak ® soybean varieties by CROPLAN ® seed. Each WinPak variety is a unique combination of two soybean varieties designed to address field...
    What’s New for CROPLAN Seed in 2022?
    Dec 16, 2021 | Answer Plot
    Over the past several weeks, the CROPLAN ® seed team has evaluated yield data and field performance information to help inform your seed decisions for 2022. We’re excited by what we’ve seen this season and are eager to share updates about CROPLAN corn and soybean products. In...
    The Seven Most Expensive Words in Farming
    Dec 10, 2021 | Answer Plot
    “It’s the way we’ve always done it.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that phrase. As a farmer myself, I understand how difficult change can be. Trying something new might seem risky but these disruptive times demand we change how we work to best defend the...