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January, 2018


Update from the Field: Micronutrients and Starter

Posted by David Dyson, Agronomist on January 30, 2018

Prepay season seems to be winding down across the corn belt, but before the talk goes completely away from inputs, let’s have a discussion about additives in your starter.  

The term starter can have many meanings to many different growers.  The reason we [...]

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Update from the Field: Don’t Cheat on Your Wheat

Posted by David Dyson, Agronomist on January 23, 2018

Wheat top dressing season is just around the corner. Whether you are top dressing with liquid or dry nitrogen, some decisions need to be made now. There are pros and cons with both types of nitrogen. By making a few important choices now, you can prevent potential headaches later [...]

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PureGrade Starter Fertilizers: Outgrow. Outlast. Out Yield.

Posted on January 22, 2018
OUTGROW the Conventional

Research has shown liquid starter fertilizers offer young seedlings a faster and healthier start. When placed near the seed, essential nutrients are more available and go to work immediately, powering young seedlings towards maximum production. Including a PureGrade liquid fertilizer from The Andersons will ensure your [...]

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Update from the Field: No-Till, No-Worries

Posted by David Dyson, Agronomist on January 15, 2018

Last week, I attended the National No-Till Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.  I spoke with many farmers about the benefits of using a seed safe, highly efficient, high quality starter in-furrow. A high quality, low-salt starter is very beneficial in any tillage system, but is particularly important in a [...]

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Organics: Good, Better, Best

Posted by Dani Kusner, Agronomist and Certified Crop Advisor on January 10, 2018

Happy New Year! In my last post, I wrote about the power of plants—photosynthesis drives the carbon-building and mineralization processes in soil that move nutrients through the roots to the plant which benefits its growth and reproduction.

Lately, I’ve been wondering: What [...]

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Agronomy Update January 2018

Posted on January 9, 2018

MANAGEMENT By David Dyson, Agronomist

As we say goodbye to the past and ring in the new year, it is time to look forward to the next cropping season. A good plan can be the difference between an average yield and a great yield. Planning for a [...]

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Update from the Field: Cold Weather Bugs Me

Posted by David Dyson, Agronomist on January 8, 2018

The last couple of weeks of extremely cold weather has brought up some questions as to how insect pests will react to this situation.  Insects are cold-blooded animals, meaning that their body temperature is similar to that of their surroundings. They do not maintain a body temperature as [...]

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