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3 Tips to Maximize the ROI Potential on Micronutrient Applications
3 Tips to Maximize the ROI Potential on Micronutrient Applications
Apr 08, 2020 | Answer Plot
Compared to macronutrients, which are generally applied in hundreds of pounds per acre, micronutrients might seem less critical for plant nutrition. Although crops may only require small quantities of micronutrients, without them critical functions within the plant are halted...
Make This Adjustment to Help Reduce Dicamba Drift Potential in 2020
Make This Adjustment to Help Reduce Dicamba Drift Potential in 2020
Apr 06, 2020 | 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...
Look Beyond Your Seed’s Traits for Successful Weed Control
Look Beyond Your Seed’s Traits for Successful Weed Control
Apr 06, 2020 | Answer Plot
Planting herbicide-resistant seed is the new norm for most farmers. And while postemergence applications are certainly important, to protect the trait technology and to get more effective weed control, it’s crucial to build a season-long strategy that relies on layered...
Help Protect Your Nitrogen With the Right Stabilizer
Help Protect Your Nitrogen With the Right Stabilizer
Apr 06, 2020 | Answer Plot
Did you know that up to 28% of nitrogen that farmers apply will be lost due to volatility, leaching and denitrification? The average loss in the Upper Mississippi Basin is 39 pounds per acre. 1 Many farmers compensate by overapplying nitrogen to their fields. But with budgets...
Achieve the Full Potential of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend and Enlist E3 Soybean Traits
Achieve the Full Potential of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend and Enlist E3 Soybean Traits
Apr 03, 2020 | Answer Plot
Weed control in soybeans used to be fairly simple. Roundup Ready ® soybeans were the go-to for many growers looking for a convenient solution to manage weeds. But the high selection pressure put on Roundup Ready soybeans over the years has led to herbicide-resistant weeds...
Get the Facts on Fallow Syndrome
Get the Facts on Fallow Syndrome
Apr 02, 2020 | Answer Plot
Fallow syndrome is probably something you haven’t thought about much in recent years, but with a record number of prevent-plant acres in 2019, it’s become a hot topic. Crops planted this season on prevent-plant acres that were left bare in 2019 could be at risk for early...
3 Management Considerations for Corn-on-Corn Acres
3 Management Considerations for Corn-on-Corn Acres
Apr 01, 2020 | Answer Plot
If you’re planting a corn-on-corn crop rotation, you know there are additional management consideration s that can help you get the most from that ground. Whether it’s adjusting your fertility program or managing crop residue, even small changes to your plan could have big...
5 Essentials to Help Improve Your Operation in 2020
5 Essentials to Help Improve Your Operation in 2020
Mar 31, 2020 | Answer Plot
As the 2020 growing season approaches, you’re no doubt looking for ways to achieve early, uniform plant emergence and maintain outstanding plant health throughout the season so you can turn a profit at harvest. That’s why we’ve assembled a collection of five key agronomic...
Dicamba 101: Questions From the Field
Dicamba 101: Questions From the Field
Mar 30, 2020 | Answer Plot
Low-volatility dicamba products may have more specific state restrictions this season. Concerned farmers are wondering what that might mean for applications. Here are answers to some of the most common dicamba questions I’ve been hearing in the field. What’s the difference...
Take Care of Early Spring Weeds Before Planting
Take Care of Early Spring Weeds Before Planting
Mar 25, 2020 | Answer Plot
As you’re finalizing plans for spring, consider adding a spring burndown herbicide application if winter or spring annual weeds are a problem in your fields. Winter annuals, including marestail, overwinter and resume growing as soon as temperatures warm in the spring. When...
Be Proactive With Prevent Plant Acres
Be Proactive With Prevent Plant Acres
Mar 20, 2020 | Answer Plot
Many farmers are considering whether or not their prevent plant acres are worth planting in 2020 or if they should start prepping them this year for planting in 2021. Here are some recommendations for determining when you should return those acres to crop production and how...
Get a Jump on a Compressed Season
Get a Jump on a Compressed Season
Mar 13, 2020 | Answer Plot
Delays in getting 2019 crops out of the field will mean a tighter gap between harvest and 2020 planting in many areas of the country. Here are some tips to help you effectively manage your time in the early spring to make planting timely and successful. 1. Take soil samples...
Considerations for Choosing a Sorghum x Sudan Variety for Feed
Considerations for Choosing a Sorghum x Sudan Variety for Feed
Mar 12, 2020 | Answer Plot
If you have challenging, moisture-stressed ground and a hot climate, you farm in the sweet spot for sorghum products. Since sorghum is about 30% to 40% more water-use efficient than a corn plant, growers in hot and dry environments common in the West and South can potentially...
Premium Protection for your Crop Production
Premium Protection for your Crop Production
Mar 09, 2020 | 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.
3 Steps for Successful Variable Rate Seeding in Sunflowers
3 Steps for Successful Variable Rate Seeding in Sunflowers
Mar 09, 2020 | Answer Plot
Like any crop, sunflowers can respond well to variable rate populations, provided you have enough variability in your fields. The trick, of course, is finding the right balance of plants per acre so you maximize yield potential. The strategy for using variable rate seeding in...
CROPLAN Seed Offers New Spring Wheat Varieties in 2020
CROPLAN Seed Offers New Spring Wheat Varieties in 2020
Mar 06, 2020 | Answer Plot
We’re always focused on bringing the best spring wheat genetics to market at WinField United. Through our persistent focus on wheat research, we’re excited to introduce two new spring wheat varieties to the CROPLAN ® seed lineup for 2020. Here’s a glance at the strengths and...
Think Long-Term When Making Input Decisions
Think Long-Term When Making Input Decisions
Mar 05, 2020 | Answer Plot
If you’re like most farmers, you’ve probably already done a good job at eliminating expenses that don’t deliver a significant return on investment at the end of the season. But it can be tempting to continue to cut inputs as a way to reduce costs even further. Sometimes those...
Sitting Down with the Wizard of Weeds: Episode 121
Sitting Down with the Wizard of Weeds: Episode 121
Feb 21, 2020 | Answer Plot
On this episode of The Deal With Yield® podcast, hosts Joel and Jon are joined by the “Wizard of Weeds,” Greg Dahl. As senior research manager at the WinField United Innovation Center, Dahl has contributed to the development of dozens of products. Listen to hear more about...
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...