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June 2019 Key Discussion Points

Jun 05, 2019

Top 5 Key Discussion Points for June 2019

Nutrient Challenges with Wet Weather

May 30, 2019

Managing nutrients and nutrient losses in an extremely wet season can be a challenge. 

Great Bend Co-op Featured in Successful Farming Article

Apr 17, 2019

Great Bend Co-op customer John Blackwell and Great Bend Co-op Precision Ag Specialist Mark Bauer were recently featured in an article by Successful Farming magazine.

Great Bend Co-op Featured in Ag Tech and Habitat Collaboration Article

Mar 25, 2019

  The Great Bend Co-op was recently featured in a multi-platform blog article by sustainability leading power-house Land O'Lakes Sustain and conservation leaders from Pheasant's Forever. Great Bend Co-op, along with these two impressive stewardship-based programs, is working towards improved sustainability in agriculture.

Alfalfa Spring Management

Mar 18, 2019

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.

Grid Sampling vs Zone Sampling

Mar 11, 2019

When looking into a precision ag program, there is often the question of "what’s the difference between grid sampling and zone management (or zone sampling)". The answer is not always as easy just one or the other. Both can be very useful and give tremendous insights into our field and what its limiting factors might be.

Wheat Topdress in Spring

Feb 26, 2019

Although winter seems to want to hang on, it will soon be time to get your topdressing done on your wheat. How do we know how much to apply to give your wheat enough food to prosper this spring and make the most possible bushels? Below are a few options to consider:

Soil Moisture Probes

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 challenge.

Getting to the Next Level of Yield

Jan 28, 2019

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.  

On Farm Trials

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.

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