The Inside Scoop

Ohio Farm Bureau Podcast: Farmland Use and Farm Bill Talk featuring George D. Secor

Apr 10, 2024 | Sunrise Cooperative
Tune into the Ohio Farm Bureau Podcast featuring George D. Secor, President/CEO Sunrise Cooperative as he joins to discuss Farmland Use and the Farm Bill.
Herbicide applicator climbing onto a sprayer carrying an adjuvant jug.

4 Adjuvant Classes Proven to Help Improve Weed Control

Apr 09, 2024 | Answer Plot
Weed competition can be one of the costliest threats to your crop’s performance. Adding adjuvants to your herbicide tank mix is an effective way to help enhance the performance of your spray application and improve weed control. Every product in your budget has to work hard...
Growers evaluating early-season soybean stands.

Are Plant Growth Regulators Worth the Investment?

Apr 09, 2024 | Answer Plot
Plant growth regulators have been getting more attention from the agricultural community in recent years, but you may be wondering if they live up to the hype. The Answer Plot® program has generated solid research supporting the benefits of applying plant growth regulators (P...

Josh Snyder Named 2024 Ohio Certified Crop Advisor of the Year

Mar 22, 2024 | Sunrise Cooperative
Sunrise Cooperative’s Josh Snyder has been named the 2024 Ohio Certified Crop Advisor of the Year, as recognized by the Ohio AgriBusiness Association (OABA).

Annual FFA Career Days Hosted By Sunrise Cooperative

Mar 05, 2024 | Sunrise Cooperative
The future of the agriculture industry is bright! And that statement held true as Sunrise Cooperative, Inc. welcomed roughly 450 Ohio FFA students from 25 chapters to its annual FFA Career Days in February. 

Cooperative Conversations with George: Episode 32

Mar 01, 2024 | Sunrise Cooperative
Tune into Episode 32 of Cooperative Conversations with George D. Secor, President/CEO, for a cooperative update. In this update learn: • Risk Management Options • Upcoming Projects across our trade territory • RISE FFA Career Program details
Close up of a spray nozzle distributing a burndown herbicide.

Take Care of Early Spring Weeds Before Planting

Jan 24, 2024 | Answer Plot
If you deal with winter or spring annual weeds in your fields, it's important to consider including a spring burndown herbicide application. Winter annuals, including marestail, resume growing as soon as temperatures get warm. Not only do they steal water and nutrients from t...
Crop protection sprayer parked in front of grain bins.

3 Tips to Optimize Pre-emergence Weed Control

Jan 03, 2024 | Answer Plot
Drought conditions, expanding herbicide resistance and limited herbicide availability mean you may not have achieved the weed control you expected last season. That could create more challenges for management this year, requiring a proactive plan to limit yield loss. Use these ti...

New Years Holiday Hours

Dec 28, 2023 | Sunrise Cooperative
Sunrise Cooperative will be closed on Monday, January 1st, 2024 in observation of New Year's Day.
Close up of corn at tassle.

Use Response-To Fungicide Scores to Make Data-Based Decisions

Nov 28, 2023 | Answer Plot
Whether selecting which hybrids to plant or determining which fields to spray with fungicide, use response-to fungicide (RTF) scores to help inform your decisions. RTF scores can help you make tailored, hybrid-specific choices based on years of reliable yield data.  The V...

Sunrise Cooperative Announces 2023 Patronage Distribution for Customer-Owners

Nov 16, 2023 | Sunrise Cooperative
Sunrise Cooperative announces the largest single cash distribution for customer-owners in cooperative history.

Sunrise Announces 2023 Board of Director Results

Sep 20, 2023 | Sunrise Cooperative
Sunrise Cooperative, Inc. has announced its 2023 Board of Director results. The newly elected directors will serve a four-year term from January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2027.
Wheat field

3 Tips for Choosing the Right Wheat Seed Treatment

Aug 11, 2023 | Answer Plot
When choosing wheat seed, making sure you have a high-quality seed treatment to protect your investment is an important step in the process. Here are three questions to consider when mapping out your wheat strategy.  1. Who’s Applying The Seed Treatment?  Th...
Inspecting roots of corn crop

3 Tips for More Economical Fungicide Applications

Jul 10, 2023 | Answer Plot
When weighing purchase decisions, there are many factors to consider, but when push comes to shove, it’s all about the ROI potential. Here are three steps you can take to make more economical fungicide decisions, regardless of what the season brings.   1. Identify ...
Close up of corn tassels.

5 Ways to Find Success With Fungicides

Jun 08, 2023 | Answer Plot
It’s time to bust the myth once and for all that fungicides aren’t worth investing in. Research has continually shown yield advantages when a fungicide application is made. In fact, our Answer Plot® trials have consistently shown an average of more than 10 bushel ...
Closeup of a soybean plant.

6 Disease Management Tips for Corn and Soybeans

Jun 08, 2023 | Answer Plot
Diseases may already be showing up in your corn and soybean fields, so it’s a good time to be scouting your fields for early signs of trouble. With plenty of the season still left, your crop will benefit from a proactive approach to disease management. Here are six tips to ...
Farmer hooking hose up to sprayer.

Prevent and Control Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

May 30, 2023 | Answer Plot
If you find your herbicides aren’t performing as well as they used to, you may be battling herbicide-resistant weeds. Once you have resistant weeds, it becomes much more challenging and costly to keep fields clean. With a diversified weed control program, you can level up y...
2023 RISE FFA Career Program Recipients Announced

2023 RISE FFA Career Program Recipients Announced

May 18, 2023 | Sunrise Cooperative
Sunrise Cooperative, Inc. is pleased to announce its 2023 RISE FFA Career Program recipients.
Scholarships Awarded by Sunrise Cooperative

$50,000 in Scholarships Awarded by Sunrise Cooperative

May 15, 2023 | Sunrise Cooperative
Sunrise Cooperative, Inc. is pleased to announced its recipients of their annual Sunrise Cooperative college scholarships.

Why You Should Consider a Pre-Tassel Fungicide Application

May 08, 2023 | Answer Plot
Research shows that fungicide application timing can significantly impact return on investment and, in some situations, two applications can be more profitable than one. So, when should you plan to target your applications, and does a multi-pass fungicide program make economic se...