Climate Insights Archive


February 22, 2018
Farm for Thought: A Family Legacy Of Forward Thinking

You might say that farming is in my DNA. As a fifth generation Nebraska farmer, I am proud of the agricultural heritage my family has established....


February 8, 2018
How Variable-Rate Seeding Can Increase Your Yield

Determining the optimal seeding density for your field is not an easy task, and field variability can make this an even tougher decision. That’s why knowing the optimal seeding r...


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How Next-Level Field Health Imagery Helps You See Beyond The End Rows

Growing up on a farm in central Illinois, I remember being so very ready for spring to arrive. With temperatures finally warming, equipment would start rolling down the roads and through the fields as farmers began tilling the soil and planting the year’s

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Implications of Cold, Wet Midwestern Weather on Spring Planting and Fertility Management

Last year at this time, some of the Midwest was affected by abnormally wet weather which contributed to planting delays and other issues for farmers. Early spring weather conditions are creating challenges for farmers again this year.

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Managing For Higher Corn Planting Densities

Corn yields have increased significantly since the 1930s largely due to genetic improvement and better crop management. Grain yield is the product of the number of plants per acre, kernels per plant, and weight per kernel.

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