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    Use Tech to Evaluate Hayfields Now
    Use Tech to Evaluate Hayfields Now
    Oct 19, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Once the last hayfield has been cleared, it’s time to start planning for next year’s alfalfa crop. Use these postharvest tips and take advantage of ag technology to help you accomplish this important end-of-season task.  Identify trends The R7® Field...
    Testing the Future of Spray Technology
    Testing the Future of Spray Technology
    Oct 19, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Not all DRAs are created equal. Host Jon Zuk is joined by WinField United senior engineer Dan Bissell to discuss the groundbreaking spray research coming out of the Innovation Center on the latest episode of The Deal With Yield podcast.
    Record Solid Data to Make Sound Nutrient Decisions
    Record Solid Data to Make Sound Nutrient Decisions
    Oct 18, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Are you evaluating the benefits of a late-season nutrient application? Work with your local trusted advisor to use the R7® Field Forecasting Tool to determine if this decision makes sense for your fields.  Take a look…backwards It’s true that the R7...
    Adjuvant Research That Proves Itself in the Tank
    Adjuvant Research That Proves Itself in the Tank
    Oct 18, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Every spring, you probably make a significant investment in crop protection products. But are they performing as well as they could be? Adding a quality adjuvant to your tank mix can help more product reach its target and be more effective once it gets there.  Finding...
    Considerations for 2019 Crop Rotation Decisions
    Considerations for 2019 Crop Rotation Decisions
    Oct 12, 2018 | Answer Plot
    On this episode of the Deal With Yield, Joel Wipperfurth and Jon Zuk continue the crop rotation conversation. The two discuss factors that can force a crop rotation decision when farmers are faced with weed resistance and the power of soil health to guide crop plans.
    Manage for More Yield on Non-Rotational Acres
    Manage for More Yield on Non-Rotational Acres
    Oct 08, 2018 | Answer Plot
    The advantages of crop rotation have been well documented over the years. But market conditions and on-farm needs are pushing more farmers to skip rotations and opt for continuously cropped acres instead. If you’re one of those farmers, here are some considerations to...
    Managing For Yield on Rotational and Non-Rotational Acres
    Managing For Yield on Rotational and Non-Rotational Acres
    Oct 05, 2018 | Answer Plot
    From nitrogen applications to tillage options to market conditions, there’s a lot to consider when making crop rotation decisions. On this episode of the Deal With Yield, hosts Joel Wipperfurth and Jon Zuk discuss the many factors that play into crop rotation decisions...
    4 Steps to Make the Most of Zone Soil Sampling
    4 Steps to Make the Most of Zone Soil Sampling
    Oct 01, 2018 | Answer Tech
    If you want to increase your opportunity to maintain a profitable farming operation, you need to obtain information efficiently and cost effectively so you can make smarter decisions. Zone soil sampling is one way to get base measurements to assess your soil’s health and...
    Use Real-Time Harvest Data to Compare Seed Options
    Use Real-Time Harvest Data to Compare Seed Options
    Sep 28, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Combines have started rolling, and we’re getting our first glimpses of product performance. Every year, the Answer Plot® program generates thousands of data points across a wide spectrum of geographies and environments. That data drives the output of many of the R7...
    5 Tips for Fall Nitrogen Management
    5 Tips for Fall Nitrogen Management
    Sep 28, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Nitrogen is a tough nutrient to manage. It can be immobilized, volatilized or leached before plants even have a chance to uptake it. As you consider fall nitrogen applications, here are five tips to make the most of your dollars and time.   Watch soil temperatures...
    4 Tips to Brighten Your Sunflower Harvest
    4 Tips to Brighten Your Sunflower Harvest
    Sep 28, 2018 | Answer Plot
    If you grow sunflowers in the Upper Midwest, you’re probably preparing for harvest or just starting to harvest your crop. Before combining, be sure to pay attention to the physiological maturity of your plants in order to harvest properly. Here are a few harvest tips to...
    Eradicating the Fall Armyworm Near and Far
    Eradicating the Fall Armyworm Near and Far
    Sep 27, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Host Joel Wipperfurth recently traveled to Uganda, where he judged the USAID sponsored Fall Armyworm Tech Prize. Participants were tasked with identifying potential solutions to eradicate the fall armyworm in Africa. WinField United agronomist Jon Zuk joins him on this episode...
    Save Time and Effort When Gathering Yield Data
    Save Time and Effort When Gathering Yield Data
    Sep 21, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Do you take time at the end of the season to download, save and catalogue yield data from your combine? The rewards you’ll reap from retrieving this valuable information will be well worth the time and effort. Here are some tips to make gathering and using your yield...
    Play to Your Seed’s Strengths
    Play to Your Seed’s Strengths
    Sep 21, 2018 | Answer Plot
    WinField United technology manager Ryan Moeller joins host Jon Zuk once again on this episode of the Deal With Yield. The guys cover the importance of leveraging seed selection tools for in-season management decisions and how it lends to increased yield potential.
    Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops
    Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops
    Sep 20, 2018 | Answer Plot
    I can’t think of many fields that are completely uniform in soil type from fence row to fence row, nor can I think of two years where the weather is the same. Variability is a common issue on farms, which can make it tricky to purchase the right soybean seed for a...