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Corn Starter Fertilizer Options

10-34-0 is the most common form of starter fertilizer in our area. The availiability of 10-34-0 has become increasingly difficult and some other options may need to be considered.

Fall Agronomy Planning

The State Fair signals the end of summer and start of fall even though the calendar officially says fall is still a few weeks away. Now, before fall harvest begins, is a great time to start planning for next years crop.

Scouting Corn Fields

As we get closer to harvest there are a few reasons you should spend a little time in your corn fields.  

The first reason is to document any diseases and weak stalks so that these fields can be a priority to combine first. Second, is to get an idea of a hybrids performance, and the third reason is to get a idea of

Wheat Growers Plot Day August 25th

On August 25th Wheat Growers will be holding plot tours at each agronomy locations local plot. This is a great chance to discuss new traits and genetics, as well as look at how varieties have been performing. This is also a great chance to visit with your agronomist about fall plans. Soil sampling, strip till, double shot, and fall


As Jay stated earlier aphid numbers are on the rise, some fields in my area around Aberdeen have aphid numbers of 1000+.   Fields that have been treated with a insecticide with a good residual are holding good.