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  • Apr 29, 2016
    blog

    Save the whales…I mean nutrients

    I haven’t lost my marbles and started cruising the high seas on a Greenpeace ship. However, I did accept an invitation to meet with an environmental group during Commodity Classic....More
  • Feb 23, 2016
    Commentary

    Cost-cutting 101: Fuel, family living, fertilizer

    This is a starting point in the cost-cutting process, as suggested by producers. Granted, this is a tough process that requires time, examination and inevitably, some hard choices. However, developing a strategy to cut costs strengthens both short-term and long-term sustainability....More
  • Dec 21, 2015
    blog

    Looking forward: Fertilizer strategy, climate extremes, water management

    I like to take time every December to reflect on the past year, as well as weigh changes for the coming year and beyond. I know there are big profit challenges ahead — while facing greater weather extremes....More
  • Nov. 30, 2015
    poll

    Which inputs will you cut back in 2016? 14

    Prices are still low, and inputs still haven't met the drop. This may lead farmers to cut inputs in 2016. We'd like to know, compared to your 2015 input expenses, where do you plan to cut the most for 2016? Will you cut back most on fertilizer? Seed? Herbicide? Will you cut across the board? Or, will you stick with 2015 cost levels? Feel free to leave a comment about your choices below!  ...More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    West Central Enhances its Industry Leading Performance Guarantee

    WILLMAR, Minn. (OCTOBER 23, 2015) – Today, West Central Distribution announced the launch of their enhanced performance guarantee featuring their advanced chelating agent Levesol™, starter fertilizer Redline®, and IDC-combatting formula Soygreen®. Targeted to growers pursuing new and innovative techniques to maximize yields with proven inputs, the guarantees promise a yield increase per acre return for growers who use one of these products next year....More

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