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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Spring Forward: How Last Year’s Wet Fall Could Affect Planting Preparation

Due in large part to warm, dry conditions, last year’s harvest began earlier than normal in many areas of the Corn Belt, with some farmers harvesting in early September. However, harvest also continued later than expected for many growers, caused by satur

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Field Research: How To Get The Most From Split-Planting Trials

For years, farmers have understood the value of split-planting trials for testing and comparing hybrids and inputs within their specific field conditions. Digital farming tools have greatly enhanced the ease and benefits of this process, opening the door

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Variable-Rate Seeding: Making Every Hybrid Count

With spring quickly approaching, as we look ahead to planting season there’s a lot to consider. In my visits to farmers and dealers in my region at this time of year, many of our discussions are on seed performance evaluation from fall harvest. If you are

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