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CoBank Year Ahead

2022 Year Ahead Report – Forces That Will Shape the U.S. Rural Economy

Jan 10, 2022

In 2022, the U.S. farm economy will continue to struggle with the ongoing supply chain issues and cost inflation pressures that burst to the fore in summer 2021. Strong commodity prices will be offset by increases in cost structure for nearly all crop production including row crops, fruits and vegetables and hay. However, a reduction in farm-level costs could be on the horizon for mid-2022, according to a comprehensive year-ahead outlook report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange. (Sponsored content)

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Corteva Enlist

Weed Control Tips for 2022

Dec 20, 2021

As farmers head into the winter planning months, it’s important to reflect on what weeds were still present during harvest. This can help inform what did and didn’t work as they start putting together their weed control game plan for next year. To prepare for the upcoming growing season, Eric Scherder, Ph.D., U.S. Crop Protection commercial launch leader for Corteva Agriscience, has tips and recommendations on weed control for soybean farmers. (Sponsored content)

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Weed Resistance Study Chart

Weed Challenges Top of Mind for Farmers

Dec 07, 2021

It’s no surprise that weed management is a key issue for the agriculture industry, with several weeds reproducing and wreaking havoc on fields, becoming resistant to traditional herbicide applications. But did you know that on average, farmers spend about four hours a week planning their weed management program and thinking about pigweed resistance? (Sponsored content)

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Fall weed control

Helping Customers With Fall Soybean Weed Control

Oct 08, 2021

As harvest gets underway in the Midwest, you and your customers may start to notice weed patches in their fields. Whether those are escapes from spring or newly emerging winter annuals, performing some fall soybean weed control measures could set your farmers up nicely for the 2022 season. (Sponsored content)

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Fall Nitrogen Application Reminders

Reminders for Successful Anhydrous Ammonia Applications

Sep 16, 2021

In just a few weeks, fall nitrogen applications will be underway across the Midwest. Now is the time to make sure you’re ready to help your customers get the max out of their fall anhydrous ammonia. Here are four reminders to ensure successful fall applications. (Sponsored content)

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BASF Soybean Field

Post-harvest — A Time to Reflect and Plan

Sep 07, 2021

Getting the upper hand on weed resistance is challenging. Post-harvest is an excellent time to reflect with your customers on this season’s weed issues and create a plan with them for 2022 and beyond. BASF and other industry partners developed a resource to assist with weed management tips for your customers, Operation Weed Eradication an industry-wide coalition, taking the approach that the last pigweed standing is likely the strongest, most capable and the most genetically resistant weed on the farm. (sponsored content)

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Brevant seeds

Use 2021 insights to shape 2022 decisions

Aug 18, 2021

August is one of the final hurdles to harvest. High temperatures and low rainfall often stress crops. Brevant™ seeds works together with retailers to watch for pests in the final weeks of summer as farmers begin harvesting and making decisions for the next season. (Sponsored content)

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Frogeye leaf spot

Scout for Late-Summer Soybean Diseases

Jul 08, 2021

The dog days of summer will be here soon. At this time of the season, the bulk of crop protection applications are complete and harvest is only a few months away. Use this opportunity to do some late-season scouting in your customers’ soybean fields. (Sponsored content)

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BASF Engenia History Timeline

Help Your Growers Plan Their 2021 Dicamba Weed Control Program

May 18, 2021

While getting seed in the ground is usually the first challenge facing growers, maintain effective weed control ranks a solid second. Providing advice to growers on timely post-emergent herbicide applications can be critical to preserving yields and generating profits. (Sponsored content)

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Brevant Seed Bins

Stepping up for ag retail

May 17, 2021

We talk a lot about doing business differently and supporting ag retail, but talk without action is a lot of wasted breath. And we like to deliver on our promises. So, this year, we’re going all in to celebrate everything that retail does. Because it’s about time a seed brand supported you like you support others. (Sponsored content)

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