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Questions to Ask When Selecting Corn Seed Treatments
Jan 12, 2022 | Answer Plot
After you’ve selected the right hybrids to match your fields’ conditions, you have another important decision to make: which seed treatment can give your crop the best early-season start? Asking a few key questions can help you narrow your corn seed treatment search and help...
CROPLAN® Seed to Yield Reports
Jan 11, 2022 | Answer Plot
Organize Now to Get the Most From Next Year’s Data
Dec 29, 2021 | Answer Tech
There are many innovative technology tools to help farmers harness, dissect and apply data to improve their operations. However, there’s not one tool that does it all, so it can be a challenge to organize files and information across all platforms. Here are some considerations...
Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops
Dec 23, 2021 | Answer Plot
It can be tricky to choose the right soybean variety for variable fields but there is a solution that’s proven to be effective: WinPak ® soybean varieties by CROPLAN ® seed. Each WinPak variety is a unique combination of two soybean varieties designed to address field...
What’s New for CROPLAN Seed in 2022?
Dec 16, 2021 | Answer Plot
Over the past several weeks, the CROPLAN ® seed team has evaluated yield data and field performance information to help inform your seed decisions for 2022. We’re excited by what we’ve seen this season and are eager to share updates about CROPLAN corn and soybean products. In...
The Seven Most Expensive Words in Farming
Dec 10, 2021 | Answer Plot
“It’s the way we’ve always done it.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that phrase. As a farmer myself, I understand how difficult change can be. Trying something new might seem risky but these disruptive times demand we change how we work to best defend the...
Alfalfa Seed Treatments Key to Long-term Stand Productivity
Dec 01, 2021 | Answer Plot
Debates about uncoated, light-coated and heavy-coated alfalfa seed are common among seed providers and farmers. Skeptics say there tends to be less seed in a bag of coated seed and therefore farmers get less for their money. They may also claim coated seed requires increased...
Leverage the R7 Tool for Season-long Crop Management
Nov 29, 2021 | Answer Tech
Planning for 2022 is underway, and you’re probably busy evaluating yield data and applying it to management decisions for next year. Now is a great time to talk to your WinField ® United retailer about the R7 ® Tool , a suite of ag tech tools that can help you optimize...
Enlist E3® or XtendFlex® Soybeans: Which Is Right for Your Operation?
Nov 22, 2021 | Answer Plot
In the soybean market, we’ve started to see a shift from single- and double-stacked herbicide-resistant traited varieties to triple-stacked varieties, including Enlist E3 ® and XtendFlex ® . Farmers looking for greater in-season herbicide flexibility are finding these options...
3 Ways Data Can Help Shape Hybrid Decisions
Nov 08, 2021 | 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...
Get a Grip on Crop Protection
Oct 28, 2021 | Answer Plot
Choose adjuvants with research numbers that matter more than ever before. When choosing adjuvants, how do you know they’ll do the job? The description on the jug? Snazzy marketing? A convincing sales pitch? What about data? In 2022, we’ll be faced with supply constraints and...
Leverage Harvest Data to Drive Next Season’s Crop Decisions
Oct 12, 2021 | Answer Tech
With today’s ag technology tools and in-season imagery options, it should be easier than ever for farmers to collect data to inform their seed and crop protection product decisions. But even though all that data can be beneficial, it can also be overwhelming. Where do they...
6 Tips for Selecting the Right Wheat Varieties
Oct 11, 2021 | Answer Plot
In many areas of the U.S., winter wheat will soon be planted if it hasn’t been already, and spring wheat will be taking root next March or April. Whether you’re finalizing this year’s winter wheat selection or shifting your attention to next year’s varieties, taking a season...
SC Logo Helps Identify Top Straight-Cut Canola Hybrids
Sep 29, 2021 | Answer Plot
Straight-cut canola has become the harvest method of choice for most producers because of its efficiency. However, pod drop and shatter that happens with this method can reduce yields by 40% or more in severe cases. With that in mind, WinField ® United has worked closely with...
CROPLAN® LibertyLink® Spring Canola Is Here
Sep 27, 2021 | Answer Plot
After several years of thorough research and development, I’m excited to share that WinField ® United has brought two new CROPLAN ® LibertyLink ® spring canola hybrids to the market with more on the way. Hybrids will be available in limited supply through 2022 with...
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...