The Inside Scoop

The Value of a Soil Test
Sep 16, 2022 | Sunrise Cooperative
Many times, when we discuss the cost of grid soil sampling farmers get hung up on the cost per acre instead of the value of the test itself. The words “cost” and “value” get mixed and the $12.50 per acre cost becomes a hurdle which is not overcome. The...
Sunrise Announces 2023 Board of Director Election Results
Sep 13, 2022 | 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, 2023 through December 31, 2026.  
Apply for a 2023 Internship
Sep 02, 2022 | Sunrise Cooperative
Sunrise Cooperative is now accepting applications for our 2023 Summer Internship Program.
JJ in the Field: Do Your Corn Ears Have Big Noses? Why Am I Seeing Large Kernel Tip Back In 2022?
Sep 02, 2022 | Sunrise Cooperative
2022 has provided a very good growing season overall in Ohio, but many growers are finding their corn fields are exhibiting corn ears that are experiencing large tip back and wondering why. Listen in this week for some reasons why we are seeing this phenomena in 2022..
Cooperative Conversations with George: Episode 21
Sep 01, 2022 | Sunrise Cooperative
Tune into Episode 21 of Cooperative Conversations with President/CEO George D. Secor for an update at Sunrise Cooperative. 
Tips For Managing Drought-Stressed Fields
Jun 28, 2022 | Answer Plot
You can purchase the right equipment, seed and inputs to set your season up for success, but you can’t control the weather. Navigating the challenges of Mother Nature is one of the trickiest parts of farming. This is especially true when it comes to managing crops through...
Learn By Doing in the Sunrise Internship Program
Jun 16, 2022 | Sunrise Cooperative
An opportunity for real-world, hands-on experience awaits students through the Sunrise Cooperative Internship Program. Annually, Sunrise looks for out of the box thinkers, who are hard workers, willing to put forth the extra effort to take care of our customer-owners.
5 Ways to Find Success With Fungicides
Jun 16, 2022 | 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 per acre...
6 Disease Management Tips for Corn and Soybeans
Jun 15, 2022 | 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...
Hitting the Ground Running with Sunrise University
Jun 03, 2022 | Sunrise Cooperative
Career paths and learning expectations may differ, but one thing remains consistent – a desire to work in agriculture. Sunrise Cooperative is set to embark on its third class of new hires through its RISE FFA Career Program and the future of these recent high school...
Maximize Plant Health at Key Growth Stages
May 26, 2022 | 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 crop reach closer to their genetic potential...
Take Action Against Thrips in Cotton
May 26, 2022 | Answer Plot
During the hustle and bustle of planting season, it’s easy to overlook early-season pests that could cause season-long damage to your cotton crop. Thrips, in particular, require proactive management that starts at planting. Follow these actionable tips to protect your crop’s...
Autogas: Powering Schools into the Future
May 22, 2022 | Sunrise Cooperative
Propane is commonly used to heat homes and dry crops, but another use of the alternative fuel is growing in popularity: powering fleets, in particular school buses.
4 Adjuvant Classes Proven to Help Improve Weed Control
May 19, 2022 | Answer Plot
Supply chain issues continue to disrupt the ag industry, making it imperative to use resources efficiently and effectively this season. In many cases, there may not be enough herbicide supply available to fix mistakes or problems that arise during spray applications. Adding...
2023 Input Financing Application Now Available!
May 13, 2022 | Sunrise Cooperative
Earn 0% and defer payment until April 2024. Lean More here.  
Decommissioned WAAS Satellite 138
May 11, 2022 | Sunrise Cooperative
In May 2022 the WAAS program will enter a new geostationary satellite into service. A new satellite, PRN 135 was activated on April 26, 2022, replacing PRN 138. 
Sunrise Announces 2022 RISE FFA Career Program Recipients
May 09, 2022 | Sunrise Cooperative
Sunrise Cooperative is pleased to announce the 2022 Class of Sunrise University!
2022 Sunrise Scholarships Awarded
May 09, 2022 | Sunrise Cooperative
Sunrise Cooperative has awarded $50,000 in scholarships to youth across Ohio!
Prevent and Control Herbicide-Resistant Weeds
May 09, 2022 | 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 your...
Monitoring and Managing White Mold in Canola
May 09, 2022 | Answer Plot
It would be nice if we could just sit back and enjoy the view when canola reaches its most photogenic stage, but unfortunately, white mold can seriously impact your crop before it blooms when the conditions are right. Therefore, it’s crucial to monitor the conditions and...