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Sitting Down with the Wizard of Weeds: Episode 121

Sitting Down with the Wizard of Weeds: Episode 121

On this episode of The Deal With Yield® podcast, hosts Joel and Jon are joined by the “Wizard of Weeds,” Greg Dahl. As senior research manager at the WinField United Innovation Center...

Feb 21, 2020
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Fungicides Continued to Prove Their Value in 2019

Fungicides Continued to Prove Their Value in 2019

In 2019, for the fourth year in a row in my area of west-central Minnesota, farmers saw very little if any foliar or fungal disease lesions on corn plants. You have to look really hard...

Feb 19, 2020
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New CROPLAN Wheat Varieties Show Excellent Potential

New CROPLAN Wheat Varieties Show Excellent Potential

Do you have a goal of optimizing your wheat yields? WinField United is testing new varieties to find the next top performers for your fields. If you’re interested in trying out...

Feb 19, 2020
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Yield Unsealed: Early Season Agronomic Decisions: Episode 120

Yield Unsealed: Early Season Agronomic Decisions: Episode 120

The Deal With Yield® podcast is back with another installment of Yield Unsealed. On this week’s episode, Joel Wipperfurth and Corey Evans answer a smattering of early season agronomic...

Feb 14, 2020
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What’s the Value of an Adjuvant?

What’s the Value of an Adjuvant?

Imagine you’ve invested in a new state-of-the-art planter. You’ve done all the planter maintenance and calibration to set up for a successful spring, but in the midst of all that prep...

Feb 12, 2020
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Simplifying Soybean Weed Management: Episode 119

Simplifying Soybean Weed Management: Episode 119

Managing weeds in soybeans isn’t what it used to be. New products come with new regulations and making a decision can be daunting. This week on The Deal With Yield® podcast, Joel...

Feb 07, 2020
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Use Last Year’s Results to Inform 2020 Soybean Seed Selection

Use Last Year’s Results to Inform 2020 Soybean Seed Selection

The winter months are a great time to review seed performance data to help inform decisions for spring planting. The latest Answer Plot® trial results are in , and despite the...

Feb 05, 2020
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Can You Trust Crop Models?: Episode 118

Can You Trust Crop Models?: Episode 118

On this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield® podcast, host Joel Wipperfurth and guest host Corey Evans discuss crop modeling technology and the components of an effective crop model....

Jan 31, 2020
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3 Simple Steps to Introduce Ag Tech to Your Operation

3 Simple Steps to Introduce Ag Tech to Your Operation

Now that 2020 is upon us, you’re probably focused on creating your strategies for spring planting and in-season crop management. If you haven’t been using ag technology tools on your...

Jan 29, 2020
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Use Response-to Scores to Guide Agronomic Decisions

Use Response-to Scores to Guide Agronomic Decisions

Response-to scores can help you better match the hybrids you choose to your management style and farm environment, which allows you to allocate your crop inputs budget more precisely...

Jan 29, 2020
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What We Learn from Response-To Scores: Episode 117

What We Learn from Response-To Scores: Episode 117

On this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield® podcast, Joel Wipperfurth and Corey Evans remain focused on seed. The guys discuss why getting the most value from your seed selection...

Jan 24, 2020
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Crop Model Field Report: Final

Crop Model Field Report: Final

Last summer and fall, WinField United tested and aggregated the in-season recommendations of the R7 ® Field Forecasting Tool across the country on what we’re calling Sentinel Plots...

Jan 21, 2020
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Management by Genetics: Episode 116

Management by Genetics: Episode 116

On this week’s episode of The Deal With Yield® podcast, host Joel Wipperfurth is joined by technical seed agronomist Corey Evans for a discussion about selecting seed for 2020. The two...

Jan 17, 2020
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Strong Hybrid Performance Despite Tough Conditions in 2019

Strong Hybrid Performance Despite Tough Conditions in 2019

I’ve been analyzing harvest data for quite a few years, and I can assure you 2019 is a year that I won’t soon forget. The unpredictability that plagued the season was certainly...

Jan 16, 2020
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Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops

Manage Field Variability in Soybean Crops

Variability is common on farms, which can make it tricky to purchase the right soybean seed for a particular field. But there is a solution: the combination of two different soybean...

Jan 16, 2020
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Quality Is Key for 2020 Cotton Seed

Quality Is Key for 2020 Cotton Seed

Farmers throughout the Cotton Belt dealt with volatile weather patterns in 2019. Were you one of them? If so, be sure to spend some time assessing this past season — your outcomes for...

Jan 14, 2020
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Yield Unsealed: Don’t Concede to Weeds: Episode 115

Yield Unsealed: Don’t Concede to Weeds: Episode 115

On a special Yield Unsealed episode of The Deal With Yield® podcast, Joel and Jon answer True or False questions about weed management. The two dispel myths, answer commonly asked...

Jan 10, 2020
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3 Tips for Choosing the Right Wheat Seed Treatment

3 Tips for Choosing the Right Wheat Seed Treatment

It’s time to finalize your wheat seed purchases for 2020. Make sure that a high-quality seed treatment is part of the package to get plants off to a healthy start and protect them...

Dec 22, 2019
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Making the Case for Water Conditioners

Making the Case for Water Conditioners

You might not consider how your water is affecting weed control, but without the right water conditioners, you could be reducing your herbicide’s effectiveness by 10% to 20%. 1 That...

Dec 20, 2019
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Trick or Treated? An Expert Take on Seed Treatments: Episode 114

Trick or Treated? An Expert Take on Seed Treatments: Episode 114

On this episode of The Deal With Yield ® podcast, Jon sits down with technical seed agronomist Corey Evans to discuss corn and soybean seed treatments. Should farmers consider the...

Dec 13, 2019
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Take a Full-Season Approach to Sunflower Weed Control

Take a Full-Season Approach to Sunflower Weed Control

If you’re looking for ways to get your sunflower crop off to a strong start, effective weed control is critical. Since sunflowers are often planted at lower populations than other...

Dec 12, 2019
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Make This Adjustment to Help Reduce Dicamba Drift Potential in 2020

Make This Adjustment to Help Reduce Dicamba Drift Potential in 2020

Exciting new research from WinField United reinforces and broadens findings from earlier this year regarding the control of fine particle drift. What we found First, WinField United...

Dec 09, 2019
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Behind on Fall Fieldwork? Build a Contingency Plan Now

Behind on Fall Fieldwork? Build a Contingency Plan Now

Early snowfall, cold temperatures and a delayed harvest may mean that some of your fall fieldwork will be put off until spring. While that’s not an ideal scenario, there are steps you...

Dec 09, 2019
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Don’t Just Collect Harvest Data; Use It: Episode 113

Don’t Just Collect Harvest Data; Use It: Episode 113

This week on The Deal With Yield ® podcast, our hosts dive into the value of harvest data. The two discuss why you should gather your data and how it can be used to create a clear...

Dec 06, 2019

Announcements

Farmers Pride Annual Meeting

February 25, 2020