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5 Fundamentals to Improve Plant Health and Operational Potential
Sep 24, 2020 | Answer Plot
As you begin planning for the 2021 season, you’re no doubt looking for ways to achieve early, uniform plant emergence and maintain outstanding plant health throughout the season so you can turn a profit at harvest. WinField ® United data shows that every season, farmers may...
CROPLAN® Seed to Yield Reports
Sep 23, 2020 | Answer Plot
Real-time, local research and insights from Answer Plot® and Insight Trials to help you decide which seed products should be part of your game plan for the next season Every fall, we are constantly analyzing the local performance of all our seed products so we can make insight...
Leverage Harvest Data to Drive Next Season’s Crop Decisions
Sep 22, 2020 | 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...
Gear Up for Fall Burndown Now
Sep 21, 2020 | Answer Plot
A clean start in the spring. Improved chances of on-time planting. Fewer pest havens. These are just a few of the benefits of an effective fall burndown. What’s your burndown strategy for this year to help limit next season’s weed pressures? Here are some ideas to get you...
Amp Up Tech to Predict Corn Drydown
Sep 16, 2020 | 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 when there are so many other things to do. Let tech ease the load, give you a global...
The Yield Equation: Where Do Seed Treatments Fit?
Sep 11, 2020 | Answer Plot
Did you know that an effective seed treatment helps your crop establish a more even stand? That benefit alone offers season-long advantages. Of course, seed treatments can also help protect against early-season insect and disease pressure and promote vigorous emergence. As...
3 Tips for Preparing a Nutrient Management Plan
Sep 11, 2020 | Answer Plot
Planning for the 2021 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 ensure that your crops have what they need to thrive next...
3 Cotton Defoliation Strategies To Help Optimize Yield Potential
Sep 09, 2020 | 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...
Farmer Lets Tech Steer His Irrigation and Nutrient Strategies
Sep 01, 2020 | Answer Tech
As a farmer, you don’t need another task on your plate; you want something that’s going to help you manage what’s already there. And though irrigation may be an essential part of your operation, it takes time to scout and probe for moisture deficits, set up the pivot for...
Advanced Acre Rx In-Season Trial Updates
Aug 21, 2020 | Answer Plot
This season, the WinField United agronomy team is conducting a series of trials in partnership with local retailers as part of the new WinField ® United Advanced Acre ® Rx program . Farmers who participate in the program receive a season-long plan with in-season adjustments...
Answer Plot 2020: Different Format, Fresh Intel, Same High-Quality Data
Aug 19, 2020 | Answer Plot
For 21 seasons, the WinField ® United Answer Plot ® program has delivered leading-edge agronomic insights live and in person at locations across the country, providing data-driven recommendations to help inform decisions on your acres. While we weren’t able to meet in-person...
5 Steps to Help Determine Harvest Order
Aug 18, 2020 | Answer Plot
It’s hard to believe, but harvest is just around the corner. At this point in the season, your goal should be to protect yield potential by managing harvest order effectively. Here are five tips to help make harvest order work in your favor. 1. Gauge corn stalk integrity and...
6 Ways to Jumpstart Your Sunflower Stand
Aug 13, 2020 | Answer Plot
6 Ways to Jumpstart Your Sunflower Stand Kyle Okke Agronomist Dickinson, ND Once you’ve determined which market to produce for and selected the right CROPLAN ® sunflower varieties for your acres, you have to practice the right planting techniques to optimize yield potential...
3 Ways Data Can Help Shape Hybrid Decisions
Aug 12, 2020 | Answer Plot
Making good seed decisions starts with leveraging the data that’s best suited for your operation. Ideally, this means fusing national data with highly localized data from your region or your farm specifically. Employ these three data-driven strategies to help ensure you are...
Tap Into Tech for Silage Harvest
Aug 06, 2020 | Answer Tech
There are probably a number of qualities you’re looking for in your corn silage crop, including adequate nutrient and moisture levels as well as optimal tonnage. One way you can help ensure optimal ROI and yield potential is by using the appropriate ag technology to manage...
3 Tips for Choosing the Right Wheat Seed Treatment
Aug 04, 2020 | Answer Plot
It’s time to finalize your wheat seed purchases for 2021. Make sure that a high-quality seed treatment is part of the package to get plants off to a healthy start and protect them throughout the season from diseases and insects. Here are three questions to consider when...
3 Tips for More Economical Fungicide Applications
Aug 04, 2020 | Answer Plot
When weighing purchase decisions, you consider many factors, but ultimately you want to maximize your return on investment potential. However, variables that are out of your control sometimes make that hard to do. Here are three steps you can take to help make more economical...
Prioritize ROI and Boost Plant Health With a Fungicide Application
Aug 03, 2020 | Answer Plot
At the beginning of the 2020 growing season, we introduced five fundamental decisions to help you improve the profitability of your operation. One of those fundamental decisions, an effective fungicide application, is especially relevant now as you scout for potential disease...
Sunflowers Have Good Potential for Variable Rate Seeding
Aug 03, 2020 | Answer Plot
Sunflowers Have Good Potential for Variable Rate Seeding Chris Heidrich District Sales Manager Bismarck, ND Like any crop, sunflowers can respond well to variable rate populations, provided you have enough variability in your fields. The trick, of course, is finding the right...