Climate Insights Archive


April 23, 2018
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 condition...


April 19, 2018
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,...


April 2, 2018
Variable Rate Scripting, Seeding, and Planting Season: Be Sure You’re Ready

You know better than anyone that, with tight margins for crop production on every acre, staying ahead of the challenges you face every day is critical to your success....


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Why “Hacking” is Important for Digital Farming in a Way You Might Not Expect Harvest Results and What it Signals for Upcoming Innovation

Did you “hack” your harvest opportunity this year? Or, put it another way, as you watched the yield monitor and took stock of the season’s performance, did the digital tools, inputs, and practices you used pay off? In the tech world, a key driver of prog

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Beneath The Surface: Insights On Nitrogen Monitoring And Fertility Management Strategies

Every year, it’s a balancing act. Given the nature of ever-changing weather patterns and other factors out of your control, your ability to gauge soil conditions and track available nitrogen levels can seem like a formidable challenge. Over the past few y

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Measuring Crop Performance: Digital Farming Data For Yield Analysis

As I’ve logged countless miles across the Midwest, one insight I have gained is that every farm, and every farmer, is different. The farmers I work with have incredible work ethics and share the same goals of high yields and profitability, but they also h

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