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The Importance of Early Season Weed Control #PostEmergencePrep19

Can you spot the quarter in the picture below? The quarter in the above picture, represents smaller weeds under a canopy of larger weeds. This season, we have discovered emergence of small marestail, giant ragweed, lambsquarter, giant foxtail and water hemp under the canopy of larger giant ragweed and mats of chickweed. This underscores the […]

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Watch Out for Septoria Brown Spot #PostEmergencePrep19

Septoria Brown Spot is very common in Central Ohio and can be found on the bottom canopy of soybean plants. This can happen especially when tillage has caused soil to splash up to the lower leaves causing the infection to begin. With the weather we have been experiencing and the current saturated soil conditions, post […]

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Extensively Manage Soybeans and See Pay-Off in Yield

Are your high-yielding soybean varieties getting enough S and N? Over the years, soybeans have been shown a lot more attention and data proves that they are no longer just a rotational crop. Progressive growers are finding a high yield pay-off in soybeans that they have extensively managed. The Crop Life Learning Center wrote a […]

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Product Spotlight: Starter Fertilizers

Are your rows set up for success this year? When crops are in the vegetative growth stage, they most certainly need adequate nutrition. We have seen big yield differences in crops that had row starter fertilizer and in those that did not. Their root systems are something we dig up and learn from year after […]

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Impact Yield with Closing Wheel Settings

How often do you think about your closing wheel settings? Do you think about how that can impact your yield? Every year, before planting season begins, it is important to test your closing wheel settings and get them where you want them. A mistake in your closing wheel settings on your corn planter can cause […]

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