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Enhancing Crop Health And Yield: The Importance Of A V10 Corn Stage Fungicide Application

Jun 25, 2024 | Midwest Fertilizer
Applying fungicide at the V10 stage of corn, just before tasseling, is effective for managing early-season fungal infections and improving crop health.

Proactive Planning for Cattle Health

Jun 25, 2024 | Midwest Fertilizer
As the seasons change, proactive planning is essential to maintaining cattle health.

Post Wheat Harvest Options

Jun 25, 2024 | Midwest Fertilizer
After wheat harvest, farmers have an opportunity to maximize wheat stubble acres. Planting double-crop soybeans or cover crops can bring various benefits and added value to an operation.

Digital Documentation

Feb 20, 2024 | Midwest Fertilizer
Digital documenting has become more and more popular in recent years. Opportunities to be rewarded for digitally documenting your farming practices and the number of platforms to use have increased. Having all your data in one place makes analyzing decisions in season and for fut...

Weaning The Right Way

Aug 23, 2023 | Midwest Fertilizer
From the time they hit the ground until they are in the sale ring many farmers and ranchers depend on a good calf crop to ensure their production stays running. Cow/calf operations do not always know when to focus resources to gain optimal returns. Weaning calves is one of those ...

Wheat Update- July 2023

Jul 20, 2023 | Midwest Fertilizer
Looking ahead to the 2024 wheat crop, seed variety selection is one of the most important decisions a grower will make.  Seed production this year was a challenge due to a drier-than-normal Winter and Spring.  MKC is fortunate to have a mix of dryland and irrigated seed...

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Drone spraying crop protection products on a corn field.

Using Drones For Crop Protection Applications

Jul 09, 2024 | Answer Tech
When the field isn’t fit for a ground rig and an airplane isn’t feasible, drones are a great option for in-season applications. I continue to see more and more retailers and growers investing in drones, also referred to as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or unmanned ae...
A grower and their WinField United advisor scout fields for soybean white mold.

7 Tips for Managing Soybean White Mold

Jul 09, 2024 | Answer Plot
If you grow soybeans, you’re likely no stranger to white mold. While it’s impossible to predict exactly how prevalent it will be this season, it pays to be proactive. Fields with a history of the disease should be managed diligently, especially if cool, wet weather co...
Two growers scouting a soybean field.

3 Tips for Managing SDS in Soybeans

Jul 09, 2024 | Answer Plot
Dry conditions across much of the Corn Belt kept sudden death syndrome (SDS) in soybeans at moderate levels during the 2023 growing season. When the disease did show up, it generally came in late, which limited yield losses. This year, however, has been a different story. With ov...
Airplane applying crop protection to a soybean field.

3 Factors to Consider for Aerial Applications

May 21, 2024 | Answer Plot
According to the National Agricultural Aviation Association, 127 million acres are treated aerially each year. That’s about 28% of cropland in current production.   Applying crop protection products by airplane can be a smart choice for several reasons. Once you have...

Why You Should Consider a Pre-Tassel Fungicide Application

May 17, 2024 | Answer Plot
Answer Plot® research shows that fungicide application timing can significantly impact return on investment and, in some situations, two applications can be more profitable than one. So, when should you plan to target your applications, and does a multi-pass fungicide pr...
Herbicide applicator climbing onto a sprayer carrying an adjuvant jug.

4 Adjuvant Classes Proven to Help Improve Weed Control

Apr 09, 2024 | Answer Plot
Weed competition can be one of the costliest threats to your crop’s performance. Adding adjuvants to your herbicide tank mix is an effective way to help enhance the performance of your spray application and improve weed control. Every product in your budget has to work hard...