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  • 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
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    U2U corn nitrogen management tool updated, expanded

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University-based Useful to Usable climate initiative is taking some of the guesswork out of crop nitrogen management for more farmers by expanding its Corn Split N tool to include all Corn Belt states....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    New Sensor Platforms Change the Face of Soil Mapping

    SALINA, KS – Veris Technologies recently introduced its new U Series and I Series of on-the-go soil sensors, developed to simplify the process of mapping and managing soil variability. The platforms, which can be pulled by a UTV and mounted to tillage tools, both boast two soil sensors that map organic matter and soil texture (EC). These maps are created by collecting soil measurements every second and geo-referencing them with GPS, which is then used to drive precision agriculture applications from seeding to fertility....More

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