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Crop Model Field Report: September
Crop Model Field Report: September
Oct 17, 2019 | Answer Tech
This summer, 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. We’ve talked with the agronomists who are managing several of these plots and have posted...
High-Potential Soybean Traits Require High-Precision Management
High-Potential Soybean Traits Require High-Precision Management
Oct 04, 2019 | Answer Plot
As the 2019 growing season goes into the history books, you’re probably well on your way to creating your 2020 farm plan. If you grow soybeans and are considering your options for next season, it’s important to choose the right genetics and trait package for your...
4 Steps to Make the Most of Zone Soil Sampling
4 Steps to Make the Most of Zone Soil Sampling
Oct 02, 2019 | Answer Tech
How did this year’s dynamic weather affect your soil’s health? One way to find out is by doing a soil test this fall. The results can help you set a baseline for managing nutrients next season. Here are a few tips to make the most of your soil sampling efforts...
October Safety Tip: Tips for Teens in Agriculture
October Safety Tip: Tips for Teens in Agriculture
Oct 02, 2019 | Sunrise Cooperative
Every year, thousands of farm workers are injured and hundreds more die in farming accidents. According to the National Safety Council, agriculture is the most hazardous industry in the nation. Be aware of the hazards and safety practices on a farm, especially as a young worker.
Plan Now to Mitigate 2019’s Weeds In Your Fields
Plan Now to Mitigate 2019’s Weeds In Your Fields
Oct 01, 2019 | Answer Plot
Don’t let 2019 weed challenges haunt you in 2020. Abundant moisture last spring and in early summer meant that weed populations flourished and adequate control was difficult. So what can be done at this point to make sure 2019’s weed pressures don’t cause...
Five Reasons to Use BioZolve to Dissolve Organic Waste
Five Reasons to Use BioZolve to Dissolve Organic Waste
Oct 01, 2019 | Sunrise Cooperative
Eliminating solids and odors in septic systems, grease traps and ponds can be tough. Why not let naturally occurring bacteria that thrive in organic environments take care of the work?
8 Tips for Gauging Crop Performance and Harvest Needs
8 Tips for Gauging Crop Performance and Harvest Needs
Sep 30, 2019 | Answer Plot
This growing season is one for the record books — and not always in a good way. But as challenging as it’s been, there are still lessons to learn and things you can do to make the most of it.   Many farmers went weeks between plantings, waiting for more...
3 Tips for Preparing a Nutrient Management Plan
3 Tips for Preparing a Nutrient Management Plan
Sep 25, 2019 | Answer Plot
Excessive rains are like flushing money down the drain. Nutrients lost through the soil are nothing but lost investments. Because of the saturated soils we saw this season, it’s more important than ever for farmers to go into 2020 with a solid nutrient management...
Wheat Receiving Schedule
Wheat Receiving Schedule
Sep 25, 2019 | Sunrise Cooperative
As we approach row crop harvest, Sunrise Cooperative grain facilities will no longer accept wheat after September 30, 2019. *If you have wheat you'd like to move after September 30, 2019, please contact your grain buyer or call the Grain Department at (419) 332-6468 x 295....
Take a Stand on Alfalfa Health
Take a Stand on Alfalfa Health
Sep 24, 2019 | Answer Plot
What alfalfa stands do you keep in rotation? Which ones do you remove? These decisions are important factors in your alfalfa strategy for this fall and next spring.   Typically, most stand assessments are made in the spring, but walking your fields with your agronomist...
What Do This Season’s Stresses Mean for Yield Potential?
What Do This Season’s Stresses Mean for Yield Potential?
Sep 23, 2019 | Answer Plot
From cool and wet to hot and dry. That’s the dynamic weather shift that many crops faced across the Midwest this season. Some farmers are wondering how those extreme stresses will affect the yield potential and grain quality of their crops as they set expectations for...
Postharvest Field Care: Episode 103
Postharvest Field Care: Episode 103
Sep 20, 2019 | Answer Plot
Control Weeds on Prevent Plant Acres Now
Control Weeds on Prevent Plant Acres Now
Sep 17, 2019 | Answer Plot
Don’t let your prevent plant acres turn into huge headaches. Prevent plant acres caused by sustained early-season rainfall were widespread across the United States in 2019. Northern Illinois north of Interstate 80 and southern Illinois were the two areas of my state that...
Leverage Tech at Harvest: Episode 102
Leverage Tech at Harvest: Episode 102
Sep 13, 2019 | Answer Tech
Episode 62: Signing Off
Episode 62: Signing Off
Sep 10, 2019 | Sunrise Cooperative
Today's episode will be the last for Precision Vision Podcast. Craig details more in this short update. 
Why Measure a Crop’s Response to Soil?
Why Measure a Crop’s Response to Soil?
Sep 05, 2019 | Answer Plot
Soil is one of the most valuable resources on your farm and one that has a great impact on how productive your fields will be. Just as we study a hybrid’s response to management practices, including nitrogen, fungicide and population, it’s beneficial to understand...
Sunrise Announces 2020 Board of Director Election Results
Sunrise Announces 2020 Board of Director Election Results
Sep 05, 2019 | Sunrise Cooperative
Sunrise Cooperative has announced the 2020 Board of Director Election Results.