Great Bend Co-op News

    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. 
    Corn Seed Treatments & Nutrient Management
    Apr 16, 2021 |
    As corn planting season approaches, read below about the top three seed treatments recommended by Great Bend Co-op and about protecting your nutrient investment. 
    Spring Planting Prep
    Apr 15, 2021 |
    Applying a residual product with these burndown applications is highly recommended. Residual products can help prevent new flushes of weeds from germinating and emerging. Many weeds are much easier to prevent than to control after emergence. Preventing further flushes of weeds...
    Managing Alfalfa in Spring
    Mar 25, 2021 |
    Learn about weed and insect management, nutrient applications, and why to read your alfalfa stand in these tips from our Great Bend Co-op agronomy team. 

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Agronomy Articles

    CROPLAN® Seed to Yield Reports
    Oct 21, 2021 | Answer Plot
    Leverage Harvest Data to Drive Next Season’s Crop Decisions
    Oct 12, 2021 | Answer Tech
    With today’s ag technology tools and in-season imagery options, it should be easier than ever for farmers to collect data to inform their seed and crop protection product decisions. But even though all that data can be beneficial, it can also be overwhelming. Where do they...
    6 Tips for Selecting the Right Wheat Varieties
    Oct 11, 2021 | Answer Plot
    In many areas of the U.S., winter wheat will soon be planted if it hasn’t been already, and spring wheat will be taking root next March or April. Whether you’re finalizing this year’s winter wheat selection or shifting your attention to next year’s varieties, taking a season...
    SC Logo Helps Identify Top Straight-Cut Canola Hybrids
    Sep 29, 2021 | Answer Plot
    Straight-cut canola has become the harvest method of choice for most producers because of its efficiency. However, pod drop and shatter that happens with this method can reduce yields by 40% or more in severe cases. With that in mind, WinField ® United has worked closely with...
    CROPLAN® LibertyLink® Spring Canola Is Here
    Sep 27, 2021 | Answer Plot
    After several years of thorough research and development, I’m excited to share that WinField ® United has brought two new CROPLAN ® LibertyLink ® spring canola hybrids to the market with more on the way. Hybrids will be available in limited supply through 2022 with...