Agronomy

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. 

RECENT NEWS

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Wind Tunnel Will Enhance University of Minnesota Research

Wind Tunnel Will Enhance University of Minnesota Research

A donation from WinField United will enable aerosol researchers at the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) to study what’s blowin’ in the wind...

Nov 15, 2018
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Scout Now to Get Ahead of Spring Weeds

Scout Now to Get Ahead of Spring Weeds

A proactive approach to crop protection starts at harvest. Whether you’ve already finished harvest or are about to wrap up, your view from the cab is the perfect vantage point to...

Nov 06, 2018
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It’s Not Too Early to Talk Fungicides

It’s Not Too Early to Talk Fungicides

Farmers often ask me when they should plan to purchase their fungicides for the season. My answer is, in the off-season AND in-season. It seems contradictory, but there are good reasons...

Nov 06, 2018
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Nurture Your Seed to Reach Its Potential

Nurture Your Seed to Reach Its Potential

Every bag of seed has tremendous yield potential. Having a trusted advisor who understands how to place the best genetics on the right soils is critical, but perhaps even more important...

Nov 01, 2018

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. 

AGRONOMY TEAM

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