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Danvers Merger Strengthens Seed, Service
November 27, 2017
A strong seed program made stronger for customers of both companies is just one of the benefits that came from the merger with Danvers Farmers Elevator.
Recommendations That Fit Your Farm
November 27, 2017
We’re right in the heart of fall application season, and we’ve observed some interesting trends. We’re seeing a move from applying all the nutrients for two years to more growers fertilizing every acr...
Soybean Selection Hot Topic for 2018
November 27, 2017
One of the more significant agronomy choices for 2018 will be whether to go with Xtend® or LibertyLink® soybeans. That decision should be made based on the specific weed control issues you face.
Healthy Yields in a Wild Year
November 27, 2017
Considering the variability in temperature and rainfall we saw in 2017, overall yields have been much better than expected.
Data Informs Our Decisions
November 27, 2017
Our plot harvest is completed for 2017, and I’ve been busy crunching the numbers. These results and more can be found on our website under the “UP Trial Results” tab.
Issues as Harvest Approaches
September 18, 2017
It is looking like at least some harvest surprises may be positive after an up-and-down 2017 season in Illinois.
Herbicide Rotation Ineffective Against Resistance in Waterhemp
September 07, 2017
Farmers have been battling herbicide-resistant weeds for generations.
Danvers Farmers Elevator to Merge Agronomy Business With United Prairie
August 09, 2017
Danvers Farmers Elevator will Merge their Agronomy division with United Prairie effective September 1, 2017.
Dealing with Cool and Wet Conditions
April 28, 2017
April has been a little warmer and drier than average so far this year, which has allowed a good start to corn planting and some progress in soybean planting.
Jump Starting Our Spring
March 20, 2017
With 10 days of February running under our belts, we’re off to a fast start on spring work. It’s a rare opportunity to apply that early, and I hope it lightens the load for everyone this spring.