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How Co-ops Can Lead the Way for DIY On-Farm Broadband

Jun 14, 2022

As American agriculture grapples with scarce labor and increasing costs, one solution could lie in precision agriculture applications that can maximize output while reducing costs. Crop and livestock producers have the opportunity to supercharge operational efficiency with advanced precision technologies such as data analytics, connected equipment, robotics and automation. (Sponsored content)

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CoBank Report

CoBank Quarterly: Adapting to Another Global Crisis

May 20, 2022

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine roiled global grain trade and contributed to unprecedented price volatility in wheat, corn and soybeans during Q1. Grain markets could remain volatile for two or more years due to disruptions in planting, harvesting, input application and transportation. (Sponsored content)

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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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Corteva PhytoGen

Help your cottonseed customers answer these 3 questions

Nov 15, 2021

If you sell cottonseed, you’ll likely get one of these three questions going into the 2022 season. Cotton Development Specialists from PhytoGen® cottonseed answer the most common questions they receive about newer PhytoGen W3FE varieties. (Sponsored content)

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CoBank quarterly

CoBank Quarterly: Supply Chain Disruptions Expected to Persist

Oct 18, 2021

Entering the final quarter of 2021, the U.S. economy and rural industries seem to be transitioning into yet another phase of the COVID pandemic. As the delta variant surge subsides, and the economic recovery continues at a healthy pace, businesses of all sizes and across most industries are wrestling with perhaps the worst supply chain bottlenecks to date. (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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