Climate Insights Archive


August 30, 2018
Early Harvest: Gathering Your Crops – And Data – Ahead Of Schedule

The rumors are true: harvest will come early this year across much of the Midwest! According to USDA crop progress reports, corn and most crops are in advanced maturity stages and ...


August 28, 2018
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-commerc...


August 22, 2018
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...


August 1, 2018
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 tim...


Recent Articles
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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