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    Great Bend Co-op Agronomy Weekly - February 11, 2019
    Great Bend Co-op Agronomy Weekly - February 11, 2019
    Feb 12, 2019 |
    Soil fertility is key in growing high yielding, high quality crops. The discussion of soil fertility normally starts with discussing the macronutrients: Nitrogen, Phosphate, and Potassium. However, like staves on a barrel, the shortest nutrient will limit the yield potential...
    Great Bend Co-op Agronomy Weekly - February 2, 2019
    Great Bend Co-op Agronomy Weekly - February 2, 2019
    Feb 04, 2019 |
    Long summer days offer up plenty of work for growers. There is no lack of decisions to be made during the growing months of spring planted crops. Pivot irrigation plays a crucial role with many of our growers and knowing when to start a pivot and when to shut it down can be a...
    Great Bend Co-op Agronomy Weekly - January 28, 2019
    Great Bend Co-op Agronomy Weekly - January 28, 2019
    Jan 28, 2019 |
    Getting to the Next Level of Yield Whether you are implementing new ag technology, hiring an agronomist, or applying that extra pass of water, your ultimate goal is usually the same: getting maximum bushels and return on investment. Here are few highlights from the High...
    Great Bend Co-op Agronomy Weekly - January 15, 2019
    Great Bend Co-op Agronomy Weekly - January 15, 2019
    Jan 15, 2019 |
    The number of new products in the marketplace seem to be endless. An extremely valuable method of evaluating performance of these products is collecting local data through on-farm trials.
    Great Bend Co-op Agronomy Weekly - January 7, 2019
    Great Bend Co-op Agronomy Weekly - January 7, 2019
    Jan 07, 2019 |
    To get the maximum benefit from cover crops, you need to make them a part of your cropping system. Different cover crop species provide different benefits and there is not one cover crop that will meet all the possible objectives that fit your system.
    Great Bend Co-op Agronomy Weekly - December 31, 2018
    Great Bend Co-op Agronomy Weekly - December 31, 2018
    Dec 31, 2018 |
    Have a safe and Happy New Year from all of us at Great Bend Co-op!

Agronomy Articles

    Use Data to Shape Your Nutrient Strategy
    Use Data to Shape Your Nutrient Strategy
    Feb 19, 2019 | Answer Tech
    As you prep for 2019, it’s easy to remember the one part of the field that did really well last season or the other part that wasdisappointing. We tend to look at the outliers because they stand out. But this doesn’t show the whole picture or indicate what you...
    Looking to 2020: Updates on the 2019 Answer Plot Program
    Looking to 2020: Updates on the 2019 Answer Plot Program
    Feb 14, 2019 | Answer Plot
    Winter is a busy time for our Answer Plot® teams we plan, count and package trials to for the spring. Each year the Answer Plot program challenge is to anticipate the potential for crop success. We do this as part of our own quality assurance efforts and to help you...
    Plan For This Season’s Biggest Challenges and Opportunities
    Plan For This Season’s Biggest Challenges and Opportunities
    Feb 13, 2019 | Answer Plot
    If there’s one thing farmers can agree on, it’s that managing a farm isn’t easy. It can be hard to process all the information coming at you. You want to make the most profitable decisions, but who has the time to become an expert on every product and...
    Bringing Innovation to Your Farm
    Bringing Innovation to Your Farm
    Feb 12, 2019 | Answer Plot
    Not all WinField United research takes place through the Answer Plot® program. We also find solutions to agronomic challenges in the lab. And we combine the data we collect in-field with the discoveries made by our scientists to create products that help you optimize the...
    Use Variable-Rate Practices to Optimize Input Efficiency
    Use Variable-Rate Practices to Optimize Input Efficiency
    Feb 11, 2019 | Answer Tech
    Time is money. And in today’s ag economy, you can’t afford to waste either one.   Variable-rate planting and applications can help you allocate your in-field investments more precisely and place seed and other inputs where they will perform optimally. Here...