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What We Learn from Response-To Scores: Episode 117
What We Learn from Response-To Scores: Episode 117
Jan 24, 2020 | Answer Plot
On this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield® podcast, Joel Wipperfurth and Corey Evans remain focused on seed. The guys discuss why getting the most value from your seed selection stems from proper management and how response-to scores can help inform decision-making.
Crop Model Field Report: Final
Crop Model Field Report: Final
Jan 21, 2020 | Answer Plot
Last summer and fall, WinField United tested and aggregated the in-season recommendations of the R7 ® Field Forecasting Tool across the country on what we’re calling Sentinel Plots. Throughout the season, we’ve talked with the agronomists who are managing several of these...
Management by Genetics: Episode 116
Management by Genetics: Episode 116
Jan 17, 2020 | Answer Plot
On this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield® podcast, host Joel Wipperfurth is joined by technical seed agronomist Corey Evans for a discussion about selecting seed for 2020. The two unpack the concept of “management by genetics,” and seek to understand whether farmers...
Strong Hybrid Performance Despite Tough Conditions in 2019
Strong Hybrid Performance Despite Tough Conditions in 2019
Jan 16, 2020 | Answer Plot
I’ve been analyzing harvest data for quite a few years, and I can assure you 2019 is a year that I won’t soon forget. The unpredictability that plagued the season was certainly captured by the variability in the data we saw this year. As you plan your corn purchases for 2020,...
Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops
Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops
Jan 16, 2020 | Answer Plot
Variability is common on farms, which can make it tricky to purchase the right soybean seed for a particular field. But there is a solution: the combination of two different soybean varieties that’s offered in CROPLAN ® WinPak ® varieties. These unique combinations of both...
Quality Is Key for 2020 Cotton Seed
Quality Is Key for 2020 Cotton Seed
Jan 14, 2020 | Answer Plot
Farmers throughout the Cotton Belt dealt with volatile weather patterns in 2019. Were you one of them? If so, be sure to spend some time assessing this past season — your outcomes for ROI and yield, your crop protection and nutrient program, your seed performance — and use...
Yield Unsealed: Don’t Concede to Weeds: Episode 115
Yield Unsealed: Don’t Concede to Weeds: Episode 115
Jan 10, 2020 | Answer Plot
On a special Yield Unsealed episode of The Deal With Yield® podcast, Joel and Jon answer True or False questions about weed management. The two dispel myths, answer commonly asked questions and dive into the science of adjuvants.
Making the Case for Water Conditioners
Making the Case for Water Conditioners
Dec 20, 2019 | Answer Plot
You might not consider how your water is affecting weed control, but without the right water conditioners, you could be reducing your herbicide’s effectiveness by 10% to 20%. 1 That means you won’t be getting the most from the dollars you’ve already spent to combat weeds, and...
Sunrise 2020 Scholarship Opportunity
Sunrise 2020 Scholarship Opportunity
Dec 19, 2019 | Sunrise Cooperative
Sunrise Cooperative, Inc. is announcing the renewal of the annual Sunrise Cooperative college scholarships. This year the Sunrise Cooperative Board of Directors once again decided to offer forty $1,000 scholarships for common stockholder’s children and grandchildren and...
Premium Protection for your Crop Production
Premium Protection for your Crop Production
Dec 17, 2019 | Sunrise Cooperative
Defend early and often with the newly established Croprotek™ family brand from PCT | Sunrise®. This new offering helps to protect your crop from insects, weeds, diseases and nitrogen loss at varying growth stages.
Trick or Treated? An Expert Take on Seed Treatments: Episode 114
Trick or Treated? An Expert Take on Seed Treatments: Episode 114
Dec 13, 2019 | Answer Plot
On this episode of The Deal With Yield ® podcast, Jon sits down with technical seed agronomist Corey Evans to discuss corn and soybean seed treatments. Should farmers consider the investment? The two review the data around seed treatments and discuss the common questions.
Take a Full-Season Approach to Sunflower Weed Control
Take a Full-Season Approach to Sunflower Weed Control
Dec 12, 2019 | Answer Plot
If you’re looking for ways to get your sunflower crop off to a strong start, effective weed control is critical. Since sunflowers are often planted at lower populations than other crops and grow relatively slowly during the first several weeks after emergence, they’re...
Make This Adjustment to Help Reduce Dicamba Drift Potential in 2020
Make This Adjustment to Help Reduce Dicamba Drift Potential in 2020
Dec 09, 2019 | Answer Plot
Exciting new research from WinField United reinforces and broadens findings from earlier this year regarding the control of fine particle drift. What we found First, WinField United researchers recently discovered that even if a drift reduction adjuvant (DRA) is included in...
Behind on Fall Fieldwork? Build a Contingency Plan Now
Behind on Fall Fieldwork? Build a Contingency Plan Now
Dec 09, 2019 | Answer Plot
Early snowfall, cold temperatures and a delayed harvest may mean that some of your fall fieldwork will be put off until spring. While that’s not an ideal scenario, there are steps you can take to make the most of your time before planting begins. I’ll address a few of the...
Don’t Just Collect Harvest Data; Use It: Episode 113
Don’t Just Collect Harvest Data; Use It: Episode 113
Dec 06, 2019 | Answer Tech
This week on The Deal With Yield ® podcast, our hosts dive into the value of harvest data. The two discuss why you should gather your data and how it can be used to create a clear roadmap for the future of your operation.
3 Steps to a Successful Fall Burndown Application
3 Steps to a Successful Fall Burndown Application
Dec 05, 2019 | Answer Plot
If conditions in your area allow you to make a fall burndown application, it can make the spring a little easier from a weed management perspective. Here are some tips to get the most from your fall burndown application. Identify the weeds in your fields This seems like a no...
December Safety Tip: Prevent Farm Equipment Fires Through Safe Fueling
December Safety Tip: Prevent Farm Equipment Fires Through Safe Fueling
Dec 02, 2019 | Sunrise Cooperative
Whether it’s planting season, harvesting season or any time in between, it is always important to think about safe fueling practices. Since you work in an environment with both ignition sources and abundant fuel (dry foliage and other materials) for fires or explosions...
Tissue Sampling Trends Show Environment Limited Crop Nutrition in 2019
Tissue Sampling Trends Show Environment Limited Crop Nutrition in 2019
Nov 25, 2019 | Answer Plot
Data shows that environmental stresses may have limited crop nutrition this season, based on over 45,000 tissue samples analyzed by WinField United. The insights gained from those 45,000 samples can help improve the efficiency and precision of nutrient applications all season...
Uncovering the Cause of Dicamba Drift: Episode 112
Uncovering the Cause of Dicamba Drift: Episode 112
Nov 22, 2019 | Answer Plot
On this episode of The Deal With Yield ® podcast, Jon welcomes Lillian Magidow, senior research manager at the WinField United Innovation Center, to discuss the latest drift reduction research. Learn how new insights surrounding the breakup of spray polymers are helping...
Teen Farmer Makes Hay at World Dairy Expo
Teen Farmer Makes Hay at World Dairy Expo
Nov 18, 2019 | Answer Plot
Nicholas Gutierrez set a goal several years ago to grow and produce the highest-quality alfalfa hay. This year, that determination paid off. The 16-year-old won Grand Champion Commercial Hay at the World Forage Analysis Superbowl, part of the World Dairy Expo held in October...