Xtend Soybeans

by Joe | Published August 25, 2017

A few things have become more clear as we are finishing the 2017 growing season.  Driving around the country, most of the clean soybeans fields seem to be Xtend soybeans.  [ more ]


by Joe | Published June 9, 2017

Recently, a climber scaled the extremely challenging wall on El Capitan without the aid of another climber and also without any safety ropes.  Until this climber scaled this wall freehand, [ more ]

Do The Best Job You Can Do

by Joe | Published May 16, 2017

Neil Gaiman on Imposter Syndrome, which we all suffer from:
“…Some years ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to a gathering of great and good people; artists and scientists, [ more ]

Grain Marketing

by Joe | Published October 25, 2016

The old adage is “Good things to come to those who wait” has a lot of truth to it.  But when it comes to grain marketing, delaying needed decisions can [ more ]

Soybean Weed Program

by Joe | Published October 7, 2016

The Easiest Way to Control Roundup Resistant Water Hemp and Palmer Amaranth is to Never Let it Come Up! Be Proactive, rather than Reactive. This Program May Help You Save [ more ]

Fall Alfalfa Weevil

by Joe | Published September 15, 2016

Fall is the best time to start next year’s alfalfa weevil program. Alfalfa should be sprayed between October 15 and November 11 with 11.75 oz of Stallion. This treatment reduces [ more ]

Wheat Economics

by Joe | Published August 18, 2016

Cash wheat is hovering around $3.10/bu. Even with good yields, this price is causing a lot of stress with producers.
If a producer has a 50 bu APH and buys 70% [ more ]

Alfalfa Management

by Joe | Published May 20, 2016

Protect your alfalfa crop and increase yields!
A proper management program will help protect your alfalfa stand and increase your yields.
For seeding a field to alfalfa, a soil sample is the [ more ]

Soybean Weed Management

by Joe | Published April 30, 2016

We are at the time of year when we will be trying to control emerged water hemp and palmer amaranth prior to soybean planting. Sharpen and Sharpen products will greatly [ more ]

Soybean Weed Control

by Joe | Published April 28, 2016

Pre emerge herbicides are the key to clean soybean fields this year. Hopefully, 2016 bean fields were treated last fall and are still fairly clean. Now is the time [ more ]

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