Climate Insights Archive


September 19, 2018
Rain Gauge Measurements Versus FieldView™ Rainfall Estimates

While harvest has started early for much of the nation, farmers often tell us that a big challenge during this crucial time of year is deciding when their fields are dry enough and...


September 12, 2018
Harvest Help: Common Questions the Climate Support Team Fields

The USDA projects a 242 million acre harvest for top row crops nationwide, and with harvest coming early for much of the Midwest, the phones in Climate Support have already startin...


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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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Last-Minute Checkup: Preparing To Collect Planting Data

It’s early on a March morning in southern Indiana and Andy Lowry is up before the sun with the same goal as many Midwest farmers – taking back time. When I catch him on the phone, he is in his tractor cab, busy spreading potash and manure across some of t

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Ground Control: How Digital Farming Can Help You Manage Variables

Following a rough year of tariff negotiations that saw soybean prices greatly decline and an extended harvest in the Midwest that kept many farmers in the fields until after Thanksgiving due to wet conditions, farmers are facing more uncontrollable variab

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