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Fungicides Continued to Prove Their Value in 2019

Fungicides Continued to Prove Their Value in 2019

In 2019, for the fourth year in a row in my area of west-central Minnesota, farmers saw very little if any foliar or fungal disease lesions on corn plants. You have to look really hard...

Feb 19, 2020
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New CROPLAN Wheat Varieties Show Excellent Potential

New CROPLAN Wheat Varieties Show Excellent Potential

Do you have a goal of optimizing your wheat yields? WinField United is testing new varieties to find the next top performers for your fields. If you’re interested in trying out...

Feb 19, 2020
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What’s the Value of an Adjuvant?

What’s the Value of an Adjuvant?

Imagine you’ve invested in a new state-of-the-art planter. You’ve done all the planter maintenance and calibration to set up for a successful spring, but in the midst of all that prep...

Feb 12, 2020
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Use Last Year’s Results to Inform 2020 Soybean Seed Selection

Use Last Year’s Results to Inform 2020 Soybean Seed Selection

The winter months are a great time to review seed performance data to help inform decisions for spring planting. The latest Answer Plot® trial results are in , and despite the...

Feb 05, 2020

WE’RE HERE TO HELP YOUR FARMING OPERATION BE AS PROFITABLE AS POSSIBLE.

At Rutherford Farmers Co-op, our professional agronomist work to help growers succeed. We do this by having boots-on-the-ground rather than behind a desk. We want to help you practice the four Rs of soil stewardship: the right product at the right time at the right rate on the right spots. We are here to assist you face the challenges that may arise from planning in January thru harvest in November.
 

Precision Ag

Agriculture is changing at a rapid pace with technology. Our agronomy staff has the ability to pull all the pieces together and make this technology work for you. Allow us to help you with:

  • Drone services
  • Variable-rate, custom application of lime, nitrogen, and dry fertilizer.
  • Variable-rate seeding prescriptions for your planting equipment.
  • Mapping services, including grid soil sampling and micronutrients, yield mapping, field boundaries, GIS recordkeeping, data overlays, and more. 

Spraying

Whether your looking to have a pasture sprayed for weeds or get your cover crop terminated before planting a crop we are your one stop shop for all your spraying needs. We have a fleet of sprayers and utilize aircraft when its not feasible to get our ground rigs in there. 

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