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    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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    National Farm Safety and Health Week
    Sep 21, 2020 |
    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recorded nearly 600 fatalities in 2018 linked to agriculture.
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    Leverage Harvest Data to Drive Next Season’s Crop Decisions
    Sep 21, 2021 | Answer Tech
    With today’s ag technology tools and in-season imagery options, it should be easier than ever to collect data to inform seed and crop protection product decisions. But even though all of that data can be very helpful, it can also be overwhelming to know where to start. Here...
    3 Tips for Preparing a Nutrient Management Plan
    Sep 13, 2021 | Answer Plot
    Planning for the 2022 season begins this fall, and a good place to focus your efforts is revisiting your nutrient management program. While the season is still fresh in your mind, think about what you’ll need to do to ensure your crops have what they need to thrive next year....
    Help Put Yourself In A Profitable Position With CROPLAN® Winter Canola
    Sep 12, 2021 | Answer Plot
    As the product manager for CROPLAN ® winter canola , I enjoy reminding growers about the many agronomic benefits that come with including it in their rotation. This year, winter canola provides farmers with another huge economic advantage that makes it an increasingly...
    Does Fall Burndown Pay Off?
    Sep 10, 2021 | Answer Plot
    For farmers who adopt minimum- or no-till practices, controlling weeds throughout the fall can be crucial — particularly for winter annual weeds like marestail and perennials, such as dandelions. Overwintered marestail, for example, is very difficult to control in the spring...
    How to Use Tech Tools to Predict Corn Drydown
    Sep 02, 2021 | Answer Tech
    The need to monitor drydown trends in your cornfields comes at one of the busiest times of the season. Prioritizing sample collection and stand assessment in every field is difficult with only so many hours in the day. Let tech give you a global perspective and help put your...
    3 Cotton Defoliation Strategies To Help Optimize Yield Potential
    Aug 30, 2021 | Answer Plot
    Cotton defoliation is a management decision that is just as important as the seed or inputs you choose. Proper defoliation can help improve harvest efficiency by promoting more even boll opening, reducing the amount of trash and staining in the harvested cotton, and lowering...