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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.

Cooperative Conversations with George: Episode 28

Aug 18, 2023 | Sunrise Cooperative
Tune into Episode 28 of Cooperative Conversations with George D. Secor, President/CEO, for a patronage update.
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.
Herbicide applicator climbing onto a sprayer carrying an adjuvant jug.

4 Adjuvant Classes Proven to Help Improve Weed Control

May 09, 2023 | 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. Here are four adjuvant classes to discuss wit...

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...
Parsons wins truck through Sunrise RISE FFA Career Program

Parsons wins truck through Sunrise RISE FFA Career Program

May 04, 2023 | Sunrise Cooperative
In this audio interview, Ohio Ag Net Student Reporter Aubree Topp talks with Bryce Parsons of Hillsboro after he was named winner of the RISE FFA Career Program through Sunrise Cooperative. Bryce was one of 10 students chosen for the RISE program. The win, announced at the fir...
Grower analyzing mid-season corn plant.

Maximize Plant Health at Key Growth Stages

Apr 25, 2023 | Answer Plot
Plant health is a lofty term that gets tossed around a lot in agronomic conversations. However, when you have a clear definition and actionable strategies, maximizing plant health becomes a very real and important way to help your crops reach closer to their genetic potential and...
Get a Grip on Crop Protection

Get a Grip on Crop Protection

Apr 25, 2023 | Answer Plot
Choose solutions that are backed by research and proven to perform.  When choosing adjuvants, PGRs and micronutrients, how do you know they’ll do the job?   The description on the jug? Snazzy marketing? A convincing sales pitch?   What about data?  ...
Protect and Defend Your Crops with Croprotek

Protect and Defend Your Crops with Croprotek

Apr 10, 2023 | Sunrise Cooperative
Our Croprotek® lineup of products is designed to defend your crop from insects, weeds, diseases and nitrogen loss at varying growth stages. 
Sprayer applying herbicides in a soybean field.

4 Tips for Successful Weed Control

Apr 02, 2023 | Answer Plot
Spring means planting. But it also means troublesome weeds will be popping up soon. If you haven’t done so already, talk with your local trusted advisor about your weed control strategy for this season. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you formulate a plan to tackle w...
Planter in a newly planted farm field.

5 Tips for Managing Early-Season Plant Stress

Mar 07, 2023 | Answer Plot
Planting is just around the corner. Every decision you make, including your seed purchase and the ground conditions you place it in, can affect the number on the yield monitor at harvest. When seeds start in cold, wet soils, it can lead to early-season plant stress that can impac...
Close up of a spray boom applying herbicide.

3 Tips to Optimize Pre-emergence Weed Control

Mar 01, 2023 | 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...
Sunrise Cooperative Hosts Annual FFA Career Days

Sunrise Cooperative Hosts Annual FFA Career Days

Feb 23, 2023 | Sunrise Cooperative
Sunrise Cooperative, Inc. hosted nearly 250 Ohio FFA students at its annual FFA Career Days.
Combine auger unloading into grain cart.

Newest CROPLAN Hybrids Excelled in 2022

Feb 16, 2023 | Answer Plot
Last season, CROPLAN® hybrids showed us it’s possible to get consistent performance and high yield potential. Our newest class of products, hitting fields for 2023 planting, combines elite germplasm with the latest insect trait technology for excellent performance. We&r...