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Innovation in Action: Multi-Hybrid Planting

One of the great things about precision agriculture is that technology is constantly evolving in order to make farming more productive. Variable rate fertilization and seeding is becoming increasingly popular and continues to be adopted rapidly throughout the Great Plains. From this, a new technology has emerged and farmers in the market for a new planter [...]

Spring Weather Outlook May Bring Challenges and Hope

Jeff Doran is a Senior Business Meteorologist with Planalytics.  With Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Meteorology, time spent in the Air Force, and 15 years with Planalytics, Jeff has over 30 years of meteorology experience under his belt.  He took the time to talk with us about upcoming weather predictions that will affect this planting [...]

2019-01-18T20:09:48+00:00February 15th, 2014|Categories: Drought, Planting|Tags: , |

Planter Tune-Up Tips

Time really flies doesn’t it?  It’s already 2014 and for a lot of you, corn will begin to go into the ground in 60 days.  Our producers in Uvalde, Texas are already running! So is that planter ready for the season?  Just remember that this pass through the field will be the most important one [...]

2019-01-11T22:32:49+00:00February 1st, 2014|Categories: Agronomic, Growing Corn (Maize), Planting|

Roundup Ready Alfalfa Is A Must When Spring Planting

“It’s vital to use Roundup Ready Alfalfa when planting hay in the spring,” agrees Rob Benyshek, Crop Quest Western Region Vice President and Eric Konrade, Crop Quest Division Manager, Garden City, KS.  No other pre-emergent herbicides can be used on spring planted alfalfa, which is why it is important to utilize this Roundup Ready trait [...]