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Take Care of Early Spring Weeds Before Planting

Feb 02, 2023 | Answer Plot
As you prepare for spring, consider a spring burndown herbicide application if winter or spring annual weeds are a problem in your fields. Winter annuals, including marestail, overwinter and resume growing as soon as temperatures warm in the spring. In addition to stealing water ...
Growers evaluating early-season soybean stands.

Are Plant Growth Regulators Worth the Investment?

Jan 12, 2023 | Answer Plot
Plant growth regulators have been getting more attention from the agricultural community in recent years, but you may be wondering if they live up to the hype. The Answer Plot® program has generated solid research supporting the benefits of applying plant growth regulators (P...
Stack of three CROPLAN corn seed bags.

New Traits for CROPLAN Corn Hybrids in 2023

Dec 09, 2022 | Answer Plot
Farmers looking for the latest seed traits and technology will have more management options in 2023 with new CROPLAN® corn hybrids. We have added nine new corn products – including two with SmartStax® PRO trait technology and three with Trecepta® trait technolog...
Early-season soybean plants.

Making Sense of the Biologicals Market

Dec 06, 2022 | Answer Plot
Biologicals have grown exponentially in the past few years. What was once focused on specialty crops and other niche markets is now moving into row crops. That said, the market is still relatively young, leaving plenty of room for confusion and skepticism.   At WinField Un...
Close up of corn at tassle.

Use Response-To Fungicide Scores to Make Data-Based Decisions

Nov 16, 2022 | Answer Plot
Whether selecting which hybrids to plant or determining which fields to spray with fungicide, use response-to fungicide (RTF) scores to help inform your decisions. RTF scores can help you make tailored, hybrid-specific choices based on years of reliable yield data. The Value of ...
WinField United advisor discussing hybrid decisions with a grower.

3 Ways Data Can Help Shape Hybrid Decisions

Nov 01, 2022 | Answer Plot
Making good seed decisions starts with leveraging reliable, quality data. Ideally, this means fusing national data with highly localized data from your region or your farm specifically. Employ these three data-driven strategies to help ensure you are using the most relevant infor...