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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The Next Evolution of Digital Farming Technology

An advancement that takes some of the guesswork out of the planting equation. A seed selection and placement technology that’s currently on more than 100,000 acres in pre-commercial testing with select customers, and that’s backed by the industry’s larges

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Crop Disease Scouting: Understanding In-Season Threats

A few years ago, as an Iowa farmer (and farmer advisor), I always looked forward to walking the fields to get a closer look at what was happening in the long rows of corn and beans. Despite my best efforts, it was often difficult to determine where to foc

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Here Comes Harvest: Making Sure Your Data is Ready to Yield Insights

The finish line is in sight – as you continue to focus on the growing season by carefully scouting and adjusting inputs, harvest is just around the corner. It’s an exciting time of year as you look forward to seeing the end result of all of your efforts.

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