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    Sunrise Introduces Wheat Reduced Drying Program
    Sunrise Introduces Wheat Reduced Drying Program
    Jul 13, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Wheat Reduced Drying Program Update: Program ends in the Southern Sunrise Territory on Friday, July 13. It will continue in the North through the end of wheat harvest.
    Calibrate Your Nutrient Management
    Calibrate Your Nutrient Management
    Jul 13, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Have you ever received results of an early-season tissue test that indicated your corn was low on nitrogen? If so, did you wonder if it was because you didn’t apply enough or because the plant roots weren’t big enough to take up the nitrogen that you applied...
    7 Ways to Turn Data Into a Prescription
    7 Ways to Turn Data Into a Prescription
    Jul 13, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Effective in-season management of inputs like nutrients and crop protection products can help you promote crop health, foster sustainability, and achieve optimal ROI and yield potential at harvest.   The R7® Tool uses data from nearly 200 Answer Plot® locations...
    Consider Fungicide Response When Selecting Seed
    Consider Fungicide Response When Selecting Seed
    Jul 09, 2018 | Answer Plot
    When considering seed choices for next season, include WinField United’s response-to-fungicide (RTF) scores in your decision-making process.   In 2017, WinField United tested 199 corn hybrids at 41 Answer Plot® locations and compared corn hybrids sprayed with
    Improve Fungicide Response on Corn
    Improve Fungicide Response on Corn
    Jul 06, 2018 | Answer Plot
    A fungicide application represents a considerable investment. Be sure you get the most from it by answering these three questions before applying: What is the hybrid to be sprayed? What is the weather outlook for application day? What is the disease that’s being treated?...
    July Safety Tip: Lifting Precautions for Farm Workers
    July Safety Tip: Lifting Precautions for Farm Workers
    Jul 01, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Your job in agriculture involves lifting heavy loads and stooping excessively, both of which can cause serious back injury.
    Be Purposeful When Controlling Fungal Diseases
    Be Purposeful When Controlling Fungal Diseases
    Jun 28, 2018 | Answer Plot
    No matter what crops are in your fields, maintaining plant health should be a top priority to maximize yield potential. Healthy green leaf area helps promote photosynthesis that eventually leads to grain fill. When plant health is compromised, so is yield potential. Here are...
    6 Ways to Leverage Your Elite Hybrids
    6 Ways to Leverage Your Elite Hybrids
    Jun 27, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Seed represents a substantial portion of your planting budget. If you planted any of the new elite class of corn hybrids from CROPLAN® seed this year, make sure you are managing them adequately to fully optimize their advanced genetics and get the most out of your...
    Are Plant Growth Regulators Worth the Investment?
    Are Plant Growth Regulators Worth the Investment?
    Jun 26, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Biological growth stimulants have been getting more attention from the agricultural community in recent years, but you may be wondering if they actually live up to the hype. The Answer Plot® program has generated some solid research supporting the benefits of applying...
    Get More From Tissue Sampling With Tech
    Get More From Tissue Sampling With Tech
    Jun 14, 2018 | Answer Tech
    You’re probably using many forms of technology to help grow your business, but with innovative thinking, you may be able to apply that technology in new ways on your farm. The process of tissue sampling, for example, has typically been fairly low tech. But there are...
    Turn Response-to-Fungicide Data Into ROI
    Turn Response-to-Fungicide Data Into ROI
    Jun 13, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Do response-to scores factor into your choices for corn seed? Let’s take a close look at how WinField United determines a hybrid’s response-to-fungicide (RTF) score and how you can pair that valuable data with in-season tech tools to optimize your ROI potential...
    AkerScout™ Update Adds Functionality
    AkerScout™ Update Adds Functionality
    Jun 12, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Farmers have a lot to think about each season, so it’s important to find tools that help them stay on top of various field duties. AkerScout™ is a free, easy-to-use crop scouting app that was introduced last year. The app has now been updated, with new versions for...
    Push Crops Through Stressful Conditions With Biostimulants
    Push Crops Through Stressful Conditions With Biostimulants
    Jun 06, 2018 | Answer Plot
    During the lifespan of a crop, it’s faced with numerous stressors that can chip away at yield. So what can you do to protect plants from stress? It starts with keeping crops healthy from day one with good management practices.  Stay ahead of the season
    Monitor Fields to Track Trends
    Monitor Fields to Track Trends
    Jun 05, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Take advantage of technology to understand trends occurring in your fields. The R7® Field Monitoring Tool from WinField United lets you and your agronomist track a crop’s vigor status to determine if a field needs attention. Different-colored pins indicate higher...
    Sunrise Cooperative Wins in Federal Court
    Sunrise Cooperative Wins in Federal Court
    Jun 05, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture improperly rescinded an Ohio farming cooperative’s ability to offer insurance rebates to its members after a merger that doubled its membership, the Sixth Circuit ruled Monday.
    The Skinny on Pump Shear and Dicamba Drift
    The Skinny on Pump Shear and Dicamba Drift
    Jun 04, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Last season brought headlines of farmers who faced challenges when they applied a new dicamba herbicide to their field — as well as to some who did not. More often than not, inadvertent dicamba drift was publicized to be the main culprit for damanged crops and bad...
    Can You Spot a Micronutrient Deficiency?
    Can You Spot a Micronutrient Deficiency?
    Jun 01, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Generally, it’s pretty easy to see when stress has taken a toll on crops. But determining what’s causing unhealthy plants sometimes requires extra detective work. Micronutrient deficiencies, for example, are hard to diagnose based on visual symptoms alone. Here are...
    June Safety Tip: Evading Pinch Point Hazards
    June Safety Tip: Evading Pinch Point Hazards
    Jun 01, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Nearly all equipment you work with on the farm presents pinch point hazards. The most common sources of pinch point injuries in agribusiness are belt drives, chain drives and gear drives in power transmission devices.
    Your In-Season Tech Tool Timetable
    Your In-Season Tech Tool Timetable
    May 30, 2018 | Answer Tech
    After thinking that spring would never arrive, all of a sudden — it did. From now until harvest is complete, your time will be taken up with managing every aspect of your operation with little downtime.   We’d like to offer you a ray of hope. Technology can...
    Stay in the Know: Visit an Answer Plot Event
    Stay in the Know: Visit an Answer Plot Event
    May 29, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Partnerships are the cornerstone of all successful businesses and your farm is no exception. Every year we look forward to farmers, retailers and our agronomy experts gathering to share ideas at local Answer Plot® events. You’ll get the latest information directly...
    WinField United Tech Updates in the Works
    WinField United Tech Updates in the Works
    May 24, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Updates to the R7® Tool are now in place to make it easier for you and your agronomist to monitor in-season challenges and make creating management zones more robust. Also, keep an eye out for updates to the Answer Tech® website later this summer. Here’s a list...
    Eye in the Sky: What Satellite Imagery Can do For You
    Eye in the Sky: What Satellite Imagery Can do For You
    May 24, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Host Jon Zuk is joined by WinField United technology manager, Mary Pat Sass to discuss using satellite imagery to monitor crops and make in-season adjustments. They cover the benefits of using imagery together with boots-on-the-ground scouting and Mary Pat shares her...
    Trusting Technology for Nutrient Applications: One Farmer’s Story
    Trusting Technology for Nutrient Applications: One Farmer’s Story
    May 18, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Last season, a number of farmers tested the new R7® Field Forecasting Tool, which uses historical weather data, field information and tissue sampling results to help determine optimal timing and rates for nutrient applications.   Recently, I spoke with Leigh Barry...
    Use Tech to Amp Up Alfalfa Production
    Use Tech to Amp Up Alfalfa Production
    May 10, 2018 | Answer Tech
    We often hear about technology being used to optimize corn and soybean crops. But how can a highly specialized crop like alfalfa best leverage tech throughout the growing season?   Here are some ways to use technology tools to help optimize your alfalfa crop this year. ...
    2018 Plots & Trials Have Begun
    2018 Plots & Trials Have Begun
    May 07, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    It’s that time of year again! The Sunrise Precision Solutions team has begun the Sunrise Cooperative plot and trial system for 2018.
    Have you seen the pink trucks
    Have you seen the pink trucks
    May 07, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    As 2017 drew to a close, the five co-ops now involved — United Landmark, Heritage Cooperative, Sunrise Cooperative, Centerra Cooperative and Premier-Ag — were pleased to announce that, together, they had raised more than one million dollars
    Establishing a Safety Culture
    Establishing a Safety Culture
    May 01, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative has built a culture that emphasizes safety in the workplace.
    Sunrise Cooperative Awards $50,000 in Scholarships to Local Youth
    Sunrise Cooperative Awards $50,000 in Scholarships to Local Youth
    Apr 20, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    The annual scholarship awarded 50 students for agriculture focused essays.
    INTRODUCING: Precision Vision Podcast
    INTRODUCING: Precision Vision Podcast
    Apr 12, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Precision Vision Podcast, www.precisionvisionpodcast.com, a podcast on the topic of precision ag technology, has just been released and is available to listeners for subscription through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and SoundCloud.
    April Safety Tip: Hand, Wrist and Finger Safety
    April Safety Tip: Hand, Wrist and Finger Safety
    Apr 02, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    When working in agriculture, be aware: hand, wrist and finger injuries are among the most common ailments. Since your hands are such a vital tool, it’s important to protect them.
    March Safety Tip: It's No Accident
    March Safety Tip: It's No Accident
    Mar 01, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Accidents can happen at any time in the workplace, often when you least expect them. However, many on-the-job accidents can be avoided by focusing on safe practices and taking necessary safety precautions.
    Sunrise Shared Stories to Celebrate National FFA Week
    Sunrise Shared Stories to Celebrate National FFA Week
    Feb 15, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise joined in the celebration of 90 years off FFA traditions during National FFA Week, February 17-24. The cooperative shared stories daily on how FFA has impacted the career path of its team members.
    February Safety Tip: Personal Protective Equipment Basics
    February Safety Tip: Personal Protective Equipment Basics
    Feb 14, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Proper use and care of personal protective equipment (PPE) is crucial to your health and safety.
    Three Years of Excellence; An Initiative to Be Replicated
    Three Years of Excellence; An Initiative to Be Replicated
    Jan 09, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program - Three Year Recap
    January Safety Tip: Prevent Farm Equipment Fires Through Safe Fueling
    January Safety Tip: Prevent Farm Equipment Fires Through Safe Fueling
    Jan 02, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Whether it’s planting season, harvesting season or any time in between, it is always important to think about safe fueling practices.
    Ohio Farmers Reminded of Winter Manure Application Best Management Practices
    Ohio Farmers Reminded of Winter Manure Application Best Management Practices
    Dec 19, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    With the winter season upon us, the Ohio Department of Agriculture Division of Soil and Water Conservation would like to remind producers and nutrient applicators of laws and restrictions on manure application.
    A Heartwarming Partnership in Agriculture
    A Heartwarming Partnership in Agriculture
    Dec 18, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Learn more about Riders Unlimited and the ways to provide support.
    December Safety Tip: Lifting Precautions for Farm Workers
    December Safety Tip: Lifting Precautions for Farm Workers
    Dec 06, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Your job involves lifting heavy loads and stooping excessively, both of which can cause serious back injury.
    November Safety Tip: Tips for Teens in Agriculture
    November Safety Tip: Tips for Teens in Agriculture
    Nov 01, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Be aware of the hazards and safety practices on a farm, especially as a young worker.
    Thank A Farmer Day!
    Thank A Farmer Day!
    Oct 12, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    October 12 is celebrated as National Farmer’s Day!
    Sunrise is Fueling the Cure for Cancer Research
    Sunrise is Fueling the Cure for Cancer Research
    Oct 06, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Fueling the Cure initiative was established to help with the battle against cancer and Sunrise Cooperative, Inc. is lending a hand in the fight.
    October Safety Tip: Avoiding Farm Machinery Hazards
    October Safety Tip: Avoiding Farm Machinery Hazards
    Oct 02, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Many times, workers suffer injuries because of human error from taking a shortcut, ignoring warning signs, not paying attention or not following safety rules.
    2018 Election Results
    2018 Election Results
    Sep 20, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative has announced the results of its 2018 Board of Directors election.
    Keeping Nutrients Where They Belong
    Keeping Nutrients Where They Belong
    Sep 14, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    As a farmer, you know that proper nutrient management plays a major role in water stewardship and optimal crop production.
    Improving Facilities: Spotlight on Starbuck Road
    Improving Facilities: Spotlight on Starbuck Road
    Sep 14, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Construction is well underway at Sunrise Cooperative’s Starbuck Road location.
    Improving our Facilities: Spotlight on Uniopolis
    Improving our Facilities: Spotlight on Uniopolis
    Sep 06, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise is dedicated to servicing our member-owners through state-of-the-art facilities.
    Getting More Precise with Water Stewardship
    Getting More Precise with Water Stewardship
    Jun 21, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative uses precision tools to help protect critical watershed areas.
    June Safety Tip: Prevent Heat Sickness When Working Outdoors
    June Safety Tip: Prevent Heat Sickness When Working Outdoors
    Jun 05, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Outdoor workers are especially vulnerable to heat-related illnesses because they spend the majority of the day outside in direct sunlight. Be sure to stay cool and keep safe from heat illnesses.
    May Safety Tip: Beating the Heat by Staying Hydrated
    May Safety Tip: Beating the Heat by Staying Hydrated
    May 01, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Staying hydrated is important to keep all your body functions running smoothly.
    Sunrise Announces College Scholarship Recipients
    Sunrise Announces College Scholarship Recipients
    Apr 14, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise awarded $50,000 in college scholarships.

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