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Why Measure a Crop’s Response to Soil?

Why Measure a Crop’s Response to Soil?

Soil is one of the most valuable resources on your farm and one that has a great impact on how productive your fields will be. Just as we study a hybrid’s response to management...

Sep 05, 2019
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The Yield Equation: Where Do Seed Treatments Fit?

The Yield Equation: Where Do Seed Treatments Fit?

This year’s challenging planting season showed the value that seed treatments have in protecting yield potential. As corn began to tassel this summer, you could really start to...

Sep 04, 2019
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3 Ways Data Can Help Shape Hybrid Decisions

3 Ways Data Can Help Shape Hybrid Decisions

Making good seed decisions starts with leveraging the data that’s best suited for your operation. Ideally, this means fusing national data with highly localized data from your...

Aug 28, 2019
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2020 Soybean Seed Selection: Episode 100
Aug 23, 2019

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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