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Scouting Report - June 10, 2019

Jun 10, 2019

Scouting report from your Great Bend Co-op Agronomists for June 10, 2019

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.

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:

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.

Hybrid Selection is Key

Dec 18, 2018

Across our territory, field conditions and soil types vary dramatically. Fields our producers farm can range from very sandy, very low pH ground to high clay content, high pH ground in a relatively small distance. The staff at Great Bend Co-op understand the challenges that having such variability can cause.

Crop Plan for Success

Nov 19, 2018

Cold days are great days for sitting down with your agronomist and Great Bend Co-op staff to build crop plans for the 2019 cropping season.