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    Use Technology to Evaluate Alfalfa at Season’s End
    Use Technology to Evaluate Alfalfa at Season’s End
    Oct 18, 2017 | Answer Tech
    As the season winds down, it’s time to start thinking about next year’s hay crop. A great way to start is by taking a look at all of your alfalfa fields now in the R7® Field Moni
    Digging into Compaction
    Digging into Compaction
    Oct 13, 2017 | Answer Plot
    This episode of The Deal With Yield® looks at fall soil prep. Listen for Kyle and Joel’s two cents about fall nitrogen applications and correcting compaction issues. Plus, Kyle gives an important lesson on what turkey has to do with soil temperature.
    Start Shaping Your 2018 (Plant) Growth Strategy
    Start Shaping Your 2018 (Plant) Growth Strategy
    Oct 12, 2017 | Answer Plot
    Historically, fall has provided a great opportunity to make fertility decisions, such as how much phosphorus, potassium and other crop nutrients you’ll need for next season. At this time of year, you’re probably also reviewing Answer Plot® data on hybrid...
    Thank A Farmer Day!
    Thank A Farmer Day!
    Oct 12, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    October 12 is celebrated as National Farmer’s Day!
    The Future Is Now. Seriously.
    The Future Is Now. Seriously.
    Oct 09, 2017 | Answer Tech
    I am always amazed at how much ag technology has evolved through the years and how it continues to advance so quickly. One experience that really brings this home for me is the annual InfoAg Conference.   InfoAg is billed as “the premier event for discussion and...
    Tips for Fall Soil Sampling
    Tips for Fall Soil Sampling
    Oct 06, 2017 | Answer Plot
    Hosts Joel and Kyle share advice for fall soil prep on this episode of The Deal With Yield®. The guys talk about the best ways to prepare for a successful 2018 crop, including tips for a larger return on both corn and soybeans.
    Make Planning a Team Effort
    Make Planning a Team Effort
    Oct 06, 2017 | Answer Plot
    With the 2017 season soon to be wrapping up, it’s time to get serious about planning for next season. How do you make the most of this important task? Add trusted, local expertise to your planning team.   A local agronomic advisor can help you determine if you...
    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.
    Leverage Technology to Help Select Corn Seed
    Leverage Technology to Help Select Corn Seed
    Oct 05, 2017 | Answer Tech
    You weigh many factors before deciding what seed to purchase, including soil type, management practices and past performance. And, because we are human, all seed selection decisions contain some degree of “this is what my gut is telling me to pick.” But as...
    Farmobile PUC
    Farmobile PUC
    Oct 02, 2017 | Answer Tech
    The Farmobile PUC (passive uplink connection) is a small in-cab device that collects machine and agronomic data every second, allowing farmers to be anywhere that has Wi-Fi and/or cellular service and view agronomic data from their farms. Once installed, the PUC will...
    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.
    Fall Burndown Best Practices: Part 2
    Fall Burndown Best Practices: Part 2
    Sep 29, 2017 | Answer Plot
    On this episode of The Deal With Yield®, agronomist Andy Schmidt is back to continue the conversation on fall burndown with hosts Joel and Kyle. Tune in to hear Andy discuss what can happen if you skip a fall application and best practices for continuing weed control into...
    Introducing a New Era of Ag Innovation
    Introducing a New Era of Ag Innovation
    Sep 27, 2017 | Answer Tech
    RIVER FALLS, Wis. (September 27, 2017) — The WinField® United Innovation Center — the new epicenter of WinField United product and technology testing and development — opened today in River Falls, Wisconsin.   The 55,000-square-foot facility replac
    3 Tips for Evaluating Field Trials
    3 Tips for Evaluating Field Trials
    Sep 26, 2017 | Answer Plot
    Have you tried a new product or implemented a new practice in your fields this year? As we wrap up this year’s season, remember to take this time to review your new practices and evaluate field trials. Time often gets away from us, but let’s embrace the calm before...
    Zone Soil Sampling Provides Another Layer of Data
    Zone Soil Sampling Provides Another Layer of Data
    Sep 25, 2017 | Answer Tech
    Variable-rate application is now common practice in agriculture. Farmers are identifying and treating areas of their fields differently based on productivity, targeting input applications to higher-producing areas and potentially reducing them in lower-producing spots. This...
    Fall Burndown Best Practices: Part 1
    Fall Burndown Best Practices: Part 1
    Sep 22, 2017 | Answer Plot
    On this episode of The Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel and Kyle welcome agronomist Andy Schmidt to discuss the importance of managing tough-to-control weeds for next season with a fall burndown this fall. Hear Andy’s tips for ensuring these applications are effective.
    Dial Up the R7® Tool Lite
    Dial Up the R7® Tool Lite
    Sep 20, 2017 | Answer Tech
    NOTE: To use the R7® Tool Lite, you will need to have access to the Answer Tech® web portal through your local WinField United retailer.    The R7® Tool Lite is a new version of the R7® Tool designed specif
    2018 Election Results
    2018 Election Results
    Sep 20, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative has announced the results of its 2018 Board of Directors election.
    8 Tips for Corn Harvest Success
    8 Tips for Corn Harvest Success
    Sep 19, 2017 | Answer Plot
    As another growing season nears its end and you’re busy with a million different things, is there anything you can do to help ensure an orderly corn harvest? Here are some tips that could help you keep things on track.  1. Make sure your equipment is prepped and rea
    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.
    Nutrient Management With Cover Crops
    Nutrient Management With Cover Crops
    Sep 13, 2017 | Answer Plot
    Depending on your geography, planting a cover crop for nutrient and erosion benefits can make a lot of sense. Nutrient management can be tricky, however. Here are some factors to consider to determine if growing a cover crop is practical for you.  1.  You have some a
    Keeping Nutrients Where They Belong
    Keeping Nutrients Where They Belong
    Sep 11, 2017 | Answer Tech
    As a farmer, you know that proper nutrient management plays a major role in water stewardship and optimal crop production.   At Sunrise Cooperative in Fremont, Ohio, we know that, too. And with the help of cutting-edge ag technology tools, we are helping safeguard...
    Does Fall Burndown Pay Off?
    Does Fall Burndown Pay Off?
    Sep 06, 2017 | 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...
    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.
    Tips for Capturing and Using Harvest Data
    Tips for Capturing and Using Harvest Data
    Sep 05, 2017 | Answer Tech
    It’s important to not only capture yield data, but to also leverage its full value. Here are five tips to get the most from your data.  1. Rank harvest order by biomass. A number of ag technology tools can measure the crop biomass of various fields.
    Identifying Peak Maturity
    Identifying Peak Maturity
    Aug 29, 2017 | Answer Tech
    With harvest rapidly approaching, crop development is heading into the home stretch. Now’s the time to keep a close eye on crop maturity and moisture levels to help identify the right time for harvest. Knowing when crops have reached peak moisture will help you ensure...
    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.
    April Safety Tip: First-Aid
    April Safety Tip: First-Aid
    Apr 05, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Review six first-aid tips that are important while working.
    Sunrise Employee Directory
    Sunrise Employee Directory
    Feb 24, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    We strive to offer you the best choices delivered by the best team.
    February Safety Tip: National Heart Month
    February Safety Tip: National Heart Month
    Feb 07, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    February is National Heart Health Month.
    Get your Ducks in a Row with TerraStar
    Get your Ducks in a Row with TerraStar
    Feb 06, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Let TerraStar give you 2”- 4” repeatable accuracy free for five days!
    January Safety Tip: Snow Shoveling
    January Safety Tip: Snow Shoveling
    Jan 12, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    It’s that time of the season when we must take the shovel in hand.
    December Safety Tip: Children on the Farm
    December Safety Tip: Children on the Farm
    Dec 08, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    The good news is that you, as a parent or caregiver, can play a major role in preventing injuries on farms.
    November Safety Tip: Cold Weather Transition
    November Safety Tip: Cold Weather Transition
    Nov 11, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    This time of year can be a welcomed relief for those who enjoy cooler working conditions but we find our worksites going through changes that could lead to an injury.
    Ag Leader & Sunrise Grower Loyalty Program
    Ag Leader & Sunrise Grower Loyalty Program
    Oct 17, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    The SPS team is on hand to walk you through Ag Leader Upgrades and we offer a Grower Loyalty Finance Program to assist with Ag Leader purchases.
    Joining Forces for Cancer Research
    Joining Forces for Cancer Research
    Oct 12, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative has joined forces with other cooperatives to raise money for cancer research.
    October Safety Tip: Share the Road
    October Safety Tip: Share the Road
    Oct 03, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative, Inc. reminds everyone that safety is top priority and this fall harvest is no exception.
    4R Reminders for the Fall
    4R Reminders for the Fall
    Sep 27, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Review some key 4R Nutrient Stewardship tips for the fall.
    Ag Leader Promotion
    Ag Leader Promotion
    Sep 21, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative is an Ag Leader dealer and has a limited time offer available.
    Uniopolis Grain Traffic Flow
    Uniopolis Grain Traffic Flow
    Sep 01, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Due to construction, the traffic flow at Sunrise Cooperative’s Uniopolis Grain facility will follow a different route for the 2016 fall harvest season.
    What do you have in common with cheesy fish crackers?
    What do you have in common with cheesy fish crackers?
    Aug 31, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Nearly one-half to two-thirds of the wheat intake for Sunrise is sent to Star of the West Milling Company.
    Monthly Safety Tip: September
    Monthly Safety Tip: September
    Aug 31, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Harvest is right around the corner and here are a couple things to keep in mind when it comes to safety.

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