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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Consider Seed Treatments Now For Increased Protection at Planting

Consider Seed Treatments Now For Increased Protection at Planting

We’re heading into harvest season. It’s a time when you can begin to quantify the management decisions you’ve made throughout the year. If your crops were able to...

Sep 10, 2018
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4 Ways to Leverage Tissue Sampling Insights in the Off-Season

4 Ways to Leverage Tissue Sampling Insights in the Off-Season

The majority of farmers who choose to take tissue samples are looking for in-season insights to help them fine-tune their fertilization programs. But tissue nutrient analysis can also...

Jul 27, 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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