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3 Tips for Preparing a Nutrient Management Plan
Sep 13, 2021 | Answer Plot
Planning for the 2022 season begins this fall, and a good place to focus your efforts is revisiting your nutrient management program. While the season is still fresh in your mind, think about what you’ll need to do to ensure your crops have what they need to thrive next year....
Help Put Yourself In A Profitable Position With CROPLAN® Winter Canola
Sep 12, 2021 | Answer Plot
As the product manager for CROPLAN ® winter canola , I enjoy reminding growers about the many agronomic benefits that come with including it in their rotation. This year, winter canola provides farmers with another huge economic advantage that makes it an increasingly...
Does Fall Burndown Pay Off?
Sep 10, 2021 | Answer Plot
For farmers who adopt minimum- or no-till practices, controlling weeds throughout the fall can be crucial — particularly for winter annual weeds like marestail and perennials, such as dandelions. Overwintered marestail, for example, is very difficult to control in the spring...
How to Use Tech Tools to Predict Corn Drydown
Sep 02, 2021 | Answer Tech
The need to monitor drydown trends in your cornfields comes at one of the busiest times of the season. Prioritizing sample collection and stand assessment in every field is difficult with only so many hours in the day. Let tech give you a global perspective and help put your...
3 Cotton Defoliation Strategies To Help Optimize Yield Potential
Aug 30, 2021 | Answer Plot
Cotton defoliation is a management decision that is just as important as the seed or inputs you choose. Proper defoliation can help improve harvest efficiency by promoting more even boll opening, reducing the amount of trash and staining in the harvested cotton, and lowering...
When it Comes to Data, Demand Quality and Personalization
Aug 17, 2021 | Answer Tech
With both established and new companies offering many types of data sources, it can be difficult to decipher truth from hype. Not sure if you’re getting the most value out of your data? Here are four checks your data should meet. Valid . If data is not valid or backed by...
Want Big Yields? Don’t Skimp on Zinc.
Aug 02, 2021 | Answer Plot
When it comes to plant nutrition, N, P and K are often in the limelight. But zinc is an unsung nutrient hero that helps maintain some of a plant’s most important physiological processes. Here are some reasons it’s time to rethink the power of zinc. Zinc promotes consistent...
Don’t Let a Boron Deficiency Compromise Your Corn
Jul 30, 2021 | Answer Plot
When corn plants reach tasseling and early reproductive stages, there are many important factors at play supporting their healthy development. One that’s often overlooked but can have a sizeable impact is the presence of boron. When sufficient, boron supports healthy...
5 Ways to Find Success With Fungicides
Jul 21, 2021 | Answer Plot
It’s time to bust the myth once and for all that fungicides aren’t worth investing in. Research has continually shown yield advantages when a fungicide application is made. In fact, our Answer Plot ® trials have consistently shown an average of more than 10 bushel per acre...
3 Tips for More Economical Fungicide Applications
Jul 07, 2021 | Answer Plot
When weighing purchase decisions, there are many factors to consider, but when push comes to shove, it’s all about the ROI potential. Here are three steps you can take to make more economical fungicide decisions, regardless of what the season brings. 1. Identify responsive...
Tips For Managing Drought-Stressed Fields
Jul 01, 2021 | Answer Plot
You can purchase the right equipment, seed and inputs to set your season up for success, but you can’t control the weather. Navigating the challenges of Mother Nature is one of trickiest parts of farming. This is especially true when it comes to managing crops through drought...
Use Response-To Fungicide Scores to Make Data-Based Decisions
Jun 22, 2021 | Answer Plot
This year’s favorable crop prices and solid market conditions offer a unique opportunity to invest in management strategies that can really bump up your yield and ROI potential. One of the considerations you may approach differently this year is fungicide applications. When...
Use Response-to Scores to Guide Agronomic Decisions
Jun 21, 2021 | Answer Plot
Response-to scores can help you better match the hybrids you choose to your management style and farm environment, which allows you to allocate your crop inputs budget more precisely. For the last 10 years, WinField United has measured and recorded the response of various...
Use In-Season Tools to Illuminate Opportunities
Jun 07, 2021 | Answer Tech
During the growing season, every minute counts. Many times, extra hands are hard to come by and more hours in the day are not an option. However, quality technology that is properly leveraged can quickly detect field problems and successes to help you know exactly where to...
Address Early-Season Issues With Technology
May 27, 2021 | Answer Tech
After the rush of spring planting, it can be hard to monitor every field for in-season problems such as poor stands, seedling diseases, winterkill, early-season pests and weed pressure. There’s just not time to go back and manually scout every field, but early detection of...
Manage Risk and Improve Yield Potential With Impact Rx™ Prescription Service
May 25, 2021 | Answer Plot
Fungicide applications may not be at the top of your priority list but, according to our Answer Plot ® data, they should be. Across varying locations and conditions, trials have consistently shown an average of more than 10 bushel per acre increases in corn yields when a...
When Corn Becomes a Weed
May 18, 2021 | Answer Plot
Volunteer corn is more than just a nuisance in soybean fields. Left uncontrolled, it can lead to substantial yield losses and also serve as a host for corn rootworm larvae. In fact, a study by the University of Nebraska showed 5,000 volunteer corn plants per acre reduced...
Dicamba 101: Questions From the Field
May 17, 2021 | Answer Plot
Dicamba label restrictions have been updated once again for the 2021 season, and it’s important to know what those updates mean for your operation. Here are answers to some of the most common dicamba questions I’ve been hearing in the field. What’s the difference between 2,4...
The Scoop on Split Nitrogen Applications
May 13, 2021 | Answer Plot
3 Tips to Maximize Micronutrient ROI
May 05, 2021 | Answer Plot