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    April 2020 Key Discussion Points
    April 2020 Key Discussion Points
    Apr 06, 2020 |
    Alfalfa Weevil - Dicamba Treatments - Nutrient Stabilizers - Nitrogen to Sulfur Ratio - COVID-19
    Great Bend Co-op Offering Curbside Pickup
    Great Bend Co-op Offering Curbside Pickup
    Mar 31, 2020 |
    As of March 31, 2020, Great Bend Co-op asks that customers remain in their vehicle and we will come out to assist you curbside. 
    COVID-19 Notification
    COVID-19 Notification
    Mar 27, 2020 |
    Please read Great Bend Co-op's COVID-19 Notification to all Patrons, Employees, and Business Vendors from March 27th, 2020.   
    Alfalfa Spring Management Tips
    Alfalfa Spring Management Tips
    Mar 02, 2020 |
    As fields finally start to dry out, and warmer temps seem to be finally sticking around, the alfalfa in the area will really start to take off soon. Below are some management tips for the upcoming spring season.
    Brush & Weed Control in Pastures
    Brush & Weed Control in Pastures
    Feb 24, 2020 |
    Prairie meadows and native pasture provide relatively inexpensive supplemental forage for livestock and is a very valuable asset to Kansas producers.  Native pastures and hay meadows, however, require occasional maintenance to be as productive as possible.  Limiting...
    Deciphering Ag Technology
    Deciphering Ag Technology
    Feb 11, 2020 |
    Working with growers, I often find myself explaining all the Ag Tech tools Great Bend Co-op has to offer. About halfway through my pitch I often notice a look of confusion due to the array of tools we have to offer. I realize that trying to decide which tool will provide the...

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    3 Tips to Maximize the ROI Potential on Micronutrient Applications
    3 Tips to Maximize the ROI Potential on Micronutrient Applications
    Apr 08, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Compared to macronutrients, which are generally applied in hundreds of pounds per acre, micronutrients might seem less critical for plant nutrition. Although crops may only require small quantities of micronutrients, without them critical functions within the plant are halted...
    Make This Adjustment to Help Reduce Dicamba Drift Potential in 2020
    Make This Adjustment to Help Reduce Dicamba Drift Potential in 2020
    Apr 06, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Exciting new research from WinField United reinforces and broadens findings from earlier this year regarding the control of fine particle drift. What we found First, WinField United researchers recently discovered that even if a drift reduction adjuvant (DRA) is included in...
    Look Beyond Your Seed’s Traits for Successful Weed Control
    Look Beyond Your Seed’s Traits for Successful Weed Control
    Apr 06, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Planting herbicide-resistant seed is the new norm for most farmers. And while postemergence applications are certainly important, to protect the trait technology and to get more effective weed control, it’s crucial to build a season-long strategy that relies on layered...
    Help Protect Your Nitrogen With the Right Stabilizer
    Help Protect Your Nitrogen With the Right Stabilizer
    Apr 06, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Did you know that up to 28% of nitrogen that farmers apply will be lost due to volatility, leaching and denitrification? The average loss in the Upper Mississippi Basin is 39 pounds per acre. 1 Many farmers compensate by overapplying nitrogen to their fields. But with budgets...
    Achieve the Full Potential of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend and Enlist E3 Soybean Traits
    Achieve the Full Potential of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend and Enlist E3 Soybean Traits
    Apr 03, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Weed control in soybeans used to be fairly simple. Roundup Ready ® soybeans were the go-to for many growers looking for a convenient solution to manage weeds. But the high selection pressure put on Roundup Ready soybeans over the years has led to herbicide-resistant weeds...