Great Bend Co-op News

    Carbon Program Pays Off For Great Bend Co-op Growers
    Dec 21, 2021 |
    As your local Truterra® aligned cooperative in Central Kansas, Great Bend Co-op was able to return over $625,000.00 in Carbon Offset Credit dollars to our growers for implementation of sustainable farming practices on their acres. This was over 15% of the total TrucCarbon...
    Great Bend Co-op Winter Hours
    Nov 10, 2021 |
    As winter brings a little slower pace to the co-op, we will be adjusting our hours. Please plan accordingly. 
    Zone Management for Increased ROI
    Nov 04, 2021 |
    With agriculture input prices on the rise, utilizing zone management can help increase ROI by placing products where they will be the most economical, all while protecting our natural resources and maximizing profitability. 
    Introducing the New Great Bend Co-op Application Technician Program
    Oct 19, 2021 |
    October is National Co-op Month. What better time to kick off a new initiative than during a month celebrating cooperatives? Beginning this month, Great Bend Co-op will start visiting local schools to familiarize students on the careers in agriculture at cooperatives, and to...
    July 2021 Key Discussion Points
    Jul 09, 2021 |
    July 2021 Key Discussion Points -  R7 Imagery to Reduce Risk Tissue Sampling for Micronutrient Applications Corn Disease and Spider Mite Control Grid Sampling Sale Fungicides for Plant Health and Disease Control on Grain Sorghum
    Soybean Planting Tips
    May 05, 2021 |
    Spring is here and so is the time to plant soybeans. Starting with a clean field, protecting your seed with seed treatments, and understanding your seed trait packages are key to a great soybean crop. 

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Agronomy Articles

    Questions to Ask When Selecting Corn Seed Treatments
    Jan 12, 2022 | Answer Plot
    After you’ve selected the right hybrids to match your fields’ conditions, you have another important decision to make: which seed treatment can give your crop the best early-season start? Asking a few key questions can help you narrow your corn seed treatment search and help...
    CROPLAN® Seed to Yield Reports
    Jan 11, 2022 | Answer Plot
    Organize Now to Get the Most From Next Year’s Data
    Dec 29, 2021 | Answer Tech
    There are many innovative technology tools to help farmers harness, dissect and apply data to improve their operations. However, there’s not one tool that does it all, so it can be a challenge to organize files and information across all platforms. Here are some considerations...
    Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops
    Dec 23, 2021 | Answer Plot
    It can be tricky to choose the right soybean variety for variable fields but there is a solution that’s proven to be effective: WinPak ® soybean varieties by CROPLAN ® seed. Each WinPak variety is a unique combination of two soybean varieties designed to address field...
    What’s New for CROPLAN Seed in 2022?
    Dec 16, 2021 | Answer Plot
    Over the past several weeks, the CROPLAN ® seed team has evaluated yield data and field performance information to help inform your seed decisions for 2022. We’re excited by what we’ve seen this season and are eager to share updates about CROPLAN corn and soybean products. In...