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. 

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. 

RECENT NEWS

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Looking to 2020: Updates on the 2019 Answer Plot Program

Looking to 2020: Updates on the 2019 Answer Plot Program

Winter is a busy time for our Answer Plot® teams we plan, count and package trials to for the spring. Each year the Answer Plot program challenge is to anticipate the potential for...

Feb 14, 2019
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Plan For This Season’s Biggest Challenges and Opportunities

Plan For This Season’s Biggest Challenges and Opportunities

If there’s one thing farmers can agree on, it’s that managing a farm isn’t easy. It can be hard to process all the information coming at you. You want to make the most...

Feb 13, 2019
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Bringing Innovation to Your Farm

Bringing Innovation to Your Farm

Not all WinField United research takes place through the Answer Plot® program. We also find solutions to agronomic challenges in the lab. And we combine the data we collect in-field...

Feb 12, 2019
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Validate Your Seed and Seed Treatment Choices

Validate Your Seed and Seed Treatment Choices

How do you know which seed and seed treatments will offer you the best chances for success? By basing your selections on solid data.   Your local agronomist can help you navigate...

Feb 06, 2019

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