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Wind Tunnel Will Enhance University of Minnesota Research
Wind Tunnel Will Enhance University of Minnesota Research
Nov 15, 2018 | Answer Plot
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. And then use that knowledge to help farmers.   A large wind tunnel once housed at the...
Scout Now to Get Ahead of Spring Weeds
Scout Now to Get Ahead of Spring Weeds
Nov 06, 2018 | Answer Plot
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 evaluate your 2018 weed management strategy. Knowing what worked — and what didn&rsquo...
It’s Not Too Early to Talk Fungicides
It’s Not Too Early to Talk Fungicides
Nov 06, 2018 | Answer Plot
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 to make purchases both times of the year.  It’s not just about disease pressure<
Nurture Your Seed to Reach Its Potential
Nurture Your Seed to Reach Its Potential
Nov 01, 2018 | Answer Plot
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 is what happens between planting and harvest.  Robust testing
Consider a Back to Basics Approach for Crop Fertility
Consider a Back to Basics Approach for Crop Fertility
Nov 01, 2018 | Answer Plot
Chances are you have some routines and standard processes in place for managing your crop. You’re probably fertilizing, taking care of weeds and choosing the right hybrids for your acres. But, are you keeping plant physiology in mind when you make those decisions? It'...
Success in 2019 Starts with the Right Cotton Varieties
Success in 2019 Starts with the Right Cotton Varieties
Nov 01, 2018 | Answer Plot
With any luck, you have navigated cotton harvest through a soggy fall and are looking ahead to 2019 planting decisions. Yield and quality are always top considerations when selecting cotton varieties, but there are additional factors you and your agronomist will want to keep...