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Fungicides Continued to Prove Their Value in 2019
Fungicides Continued to Prove Their Value in 2019
Feb 19, 2020 | Answer Plot
In 2019, for the fourth year in a row in my area of west-central Minnesota, farmers saw very little if any foliar or fungal disease lesions on corn plants. You have to look really hard to find even a little bit of eyespot, common rust or northern corn leaf blight. Rarely do...
New CROPLAN Wheat Varieties Show Excellent Potential
New CROPLAN Wheat Varieties Show Excellent Potential
Feb 19, 2020 | Answer Plot
Do you have a goal of optimizing your wheat yields? WinField United is testing new varieties to find the next top performers for your fields. If you’re interested in trying out germplasm that’s unique to the industry and even in having a completely different look to your...
Yield Unsealed: Early Season Agronomic Decisions: Episode 120
Yield Unsealed: Early Season Agronomic Decisions: Episode 120
Feb 14, 2020 | Answer Plot
The Deal With Yield® podcast is back with another installment of Yield Unsealed. On this week’s episode, Joel Wipperfurth and Corey Evans answer a smattering of early season agronomic questions, ranging from nitrogen management to plant growth rates. Tune in to test your...
What’s the Value of an Adjuvant?
What’s the Value of an Adjuvant?
Feb 12, 2020 | Answer Plot
Imagine you’ve invested in a new state-of-the-art planter. You’ve done all the planter maintenance and calibration to set up for a successful spring, but in the midst of all that prep you forgot to fuel up your tractor. Without the tractor, that expensive planter can’t do its...
Simplifying Soybean Weed Management: Episode 119
Simplifying Soybean Weed Management: Episode 119
Feb 07, 2020 | Answer Plot
Managing weeds in soybeans isn’t what it used to be. New products come with new regulations and making a decision can be daunting. This week on The Deal With Yield® podcast, Joel Wipperfurth and Corey Evans review the complexities of weed management in soybeans and unpack...
Use Last Year’s Results to Inform 2020 Soybean Seed Selection
Use Last Year’s Results to Inform 2020 Soybean Seed Selection
Feb 05, 2020 | Answer Plot
The winter months are a great time to review seed performance data to help inform decisions for spring planting. The latest Answer Plot® trial results are in , and despite the challenges of 2019, there were some standout soybean varieties that consistently performed well...
Can You Trust Crop Models?: Episode 118
Can You Trust Crop Models?: Episode 118
Jan 31, 2020 | Answer Tech
On this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield® podcast, host Joel Wipperfurth and guest host Corey Evans discuss crop modeling technology and the components of an effective crop model. Hear about their experience using models with farmers in 2019 and how insights from crop...
3 Simple Steps to Introduce Ag Tech to Your Operation
3 Simple Steps to Introduce Ag Tech to Your Operation
Jan 29, 2020 | Answer Tech
Now that 2020 is upon us, you’re probably focused on creating your strategies for spring planting and in-season crop management. If you haven’t been using ag technology tools on your operation, this may be a good time to work with your local advisor to see how they could...
Use Response-to Scores to Guide Agronomic Decisions
Use Response-to Scores to Guide Agronomic Decisions
Jan 29, 2020 | Answer Plot
Response-to scores can help you better match the hybrids you choose to your management style and farm environment, which allows you to allocate your crop inputs budget more precisely. For the last nine years, WinField United has measured and recorded the response of various...
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.
3 Tips for Choosing the Right Wheat Seed Treatment
3 Tips for Choosing the Right Wheat Seed Treatment
Dec 22, 2019 | Answer Plot
It’s time to finalize your wheat seed purchases for 2020. 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...
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.