Climate Insights Archive


April 21, 2017
Hit The Ground Running: How To Make The Most Of Planting Season

Growing up in agriculture, planting season was one of my favorite times of year. The anticipation of seeing the first signs of corn and soybeans coming up through the soil was exci...


April 5, 2017
Rethinking Your Nitrogen Plan: How Advanced Tools Can Help You Maximize Your Applications

As a pattern of warmer-than-usual winters followed by early spring frosts continues, this varying weather can affect your soil conditions – and your nitrogen availability. Becaus...


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Pushing the Limits: Using Technology to Streamline Planting and Increase Yield

Thinking back to my days as a farm kid, I remember how my father and uncle would track their data for the family farm. Back then technology consisted of hand-written notes in a notebook for seeding, planting, and fertilizer records. This was their sacred

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New Podcast Takes You “Around the Farm”

Do you ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to stay on top of everything you need to know about agriculture? There’s always another person to meet with, report to review or ag trade publication you need to read to make sure you have timely

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Soil Strategies: Coping With The Effects Of Cold, Wet Soils At Planting

Last year's wet fall and cold November were followed by a mild December, and then a polar vortex dominated the last part of winter, yielding overall below-normal air and soil temperatures across much of the Midwest.

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