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    Paraquat Training Information
    Paraquat Training Information
    Jan 17, 2020 |
    Check out this information on required EPA-Approved paraquat training for all applicators, mixers, and loaders!
    Disease Control in Winter Wheat
    Disease Control in Winter Wheat
    Jan 13, 2020 |
    Each year, the average wheat crop in Kansas, encounters a plethora of pests en route to reaching its full, potential yield.  Many of these threats are easily identified and familiar to us, while others are variable and, thus less predictable. Among the more challenging...
    Conservation Programs Available
    Conservation Programs Available
    Dec 20, 2019 |
    CRP Sign-up Open. CSP & EQIP Program Deadlines Approaching for 2020 Crop Year
    Field Forecasting Tool by WinField United
    Field Forecasting Tool by WinField United
    Dec 09, 2019 |
    In the growing digital age of agriculture, machine learning and artificial intelligence are becoming more prominent. Using machine learning and a “digital twin” can allow us to see how a crop might respond to different circumstances. Understanding these crop...
    Market Facilitation Program
    Market Facilitation Program
    Nov 18, 2019 |
    Market Facilitation Program Application Deadline Quickly Approaching
    Need Help Marketing? AgriEdge Can Help.
    Need Help Marketing? AgriEdge Can Help.
    Nov 11, 2019 |
    Marketing, Record Keeping, and Reporting - Oh my! 

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    Strong Hybrid Performance Despite Tough Conditions in 2019
    Strong Hybrid Performance Despite Tough Conditions in 2019
    Jan 16, 2020 | Answer Plot
    I’ve been analyzing harvest data for quite a few years, and I can assure you 2019 is a year that I won’t soon forget. The unpredictability that plagued the season was certainly captured by the variability in the data we saw this year. As you plan your corn purchases for 2020,...
    Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops
    Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops
    Jan 16, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Variability is common on farms, which can make it tricky to purchase the right soybean seed for a particular field. But there is a solution: the combination of two different soybean varieties that’s offered in CROPLAN ® WinPak ® varieties. These unique combinations of both...
    Quality Is Key for 2020 Cotton Seed
    Quality Is Key for 2020 Cotton Seed
    Jan 14, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Farmers throughout the Cotton Belt dealt with volatile weather patterns in 2019. Were you one of them? If so, be sure to spend some time assessing this past season — your outcomes for ROI and yield, your crop protection and nutrient program, your seed performance — and use...
    Making the Case for Water Conditioners
    Making the Case for Water Conditioners
    Dec 20, 2019 | Answer Plot
    You might not consider how your water is affecting weed control, but without the right water conditioners, you could be reducing your herbicide’s effectiveness by 10% to 20%. 1 That means you won’t be getting the most from the dollars you’ve already spent to combat weeds, and...
    Take a Full-Season Approach to Sunflower Weed Control
    Take a Full-Season Approach to Sunflower Weed Control
    Dec 12, 2019 | Answer Plot
    If you’re looking for ways to get your sunflower crop off to a strong start, effective weed control is critical. Since sunflowers are often planted at lower populations than other crops and grow relatively slowly during the first several weeks after emergence, they’re...