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2020 Corn Seed Selection: Episode 99
Aug 16, 2019
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Why Adopt Ag Tech?: Episode 98
Aug 09, 2019
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Plan for Seed Purchases After a Tough Year

Plan for Seed Purchases After a Tough Year

As we saw this year, environmental conditions can throw a wrench in even the best laid-out crop management plans. Many farmers saw historic rainfall, planting was delayed and some acres...

Aug 08, 2019
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Tech Can Help Farmers Finish 2019 Strong

Tech Can Help Farmers Finish 2019 Strong

In a year where excessive rainfall has delayed planting and forced many farmers to plant in less-than-ideal conditions, making the case that ag technology is more valuable than ever can...

Aug 08, 2019
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Don't Let a Boron Deficit Compromise Your Corn

Don't Let a Boron Deficit Compromise Your Corn

You don’t need me to tell you that the 2019 growing season has been one of extremes. By and large, we’ve had far too much rain over wide swaths of the country. Besides...

Aug 07, 2019
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5 Questions to Consider for 2020 Seed and Input Decisions

5 Questions to Consider for 2020 Seed and Input Decisions

Selecting the right seed for the upcoming season is important, and you no doubt consider factors such as yield potential, soil type, population, fertility, standability and past...

Aug 06, 2019
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Farmer Lets Tech Steer His Irrigation and Nutrient Strategies

Farmer Lets Tech Steer His Irrigation and Nutrient Strategies

As a farmer, you don’t need another task on your plate; you want something that’s going to help you manage what’s already there. And though irrigation may be an...

Aug 05, 2019
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Ag Tech Hot Take: Episode 97
Aug 02, 2019
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Crop Model Field Report: July

Crop Model Field Report: July

This summer, WinField United is testing and aggregating the in-season recommendations of the R7® Field Forecasting Tool across the country on what we’re calling Sentinel Plots...

Jul 29, 2019
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The Crew Behind The Data: Part 2: Episode 96
Jul 26, 2019
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Protect Late-Planted Crops From Disease

Protect Late-Planted Crops From Disease

For many growers, wet conditions in May and June led to a much later start than desired. For example, here in Wisconsin, corn and soybeans are about two weeks behind their normal...

Jul 24, 2019
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The Crew Behind The Data: Part 1: Episode 95
Jul 19, 2019
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Broadening Our Network to Enhance Your Connectivity

Broadening Our Network to Enhance Your Connectivity

In today’s connected world, the ability to access your on-farm data quickly and easily is essential. Not being able to retrieve it in your cab could mean a day without critical...

Jul 18, 2019
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Will Early-Season Rain Affect Insect Populations?

Will Early-Season Rain Affect Insect Populations?

I’ve been fielding more questions from farmers this season about how wet and cool weather could impact insect pressure. As with any year, pest pressure is unpredictable, but there...

Jul 17, 2019
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Evolution in Alfalfa Trait Technology

Evolution in Alfalfa Trait Technology

If you grow alfalfa, you may have noticed that your new-seeding fields established particularly unevenly this year. Disease resistance during establishment in cold and wet soils may be...

Jul 15, 2019
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Understand the Value of Tissue Testing

Understand the Value of Tissue Testing

Knowing whether or not your plants are absorbing the nutrients you’re feeding them is important information in the heat of the season and when planning for next year.  ...

Jul 11, 2019
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3 Tips for More Economical Fungicide Applications

3 Tips for More Economical Fungicide Applications

When weighing purchase decisions, you consider many factors, but ultimately you want to maximize your return on investment potential. However, variables that are out of your control...

Jul 09, 2019
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SIA Honours

SIA Honours

Blair’s Family of Companies was honoured to receive the Agrology Excellence (AgEx) award for 2019....

Jul 08, 2019
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Don’t Lose Ground With Poor Management on Prevented-Plant Acres

Don’t Lose Ground With Poor Management on Prevented-Plant Acres

Farmers across the Midwest have struggled to get crops planted this season. In many situations, it was impossible to get crops in at all. When the difficult decision to abandon planting...

Jul 02, 2019
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It’s Seed Pick Up Day...

It’s Seed Pick Up Day...

It’s Seed Pick Up Day @ our Yorkton location!...

Jun 30, 2019
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Focus Scouting Efforts With Ag Tech Tools

Focus Scouting Efforts With Ag Tech Tools

Spring and early summer are always busy for farmers. But things get even more hectic when the season is condensed, as it is for many this year. With so much to do and little time to do...

Jun 27, 2019
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Get Intentional About Tissue Sampling

Get Intentional About Tissue Sampling

Wet field conditions are creating lots of challenges that may require farmers to make changes to their crop management plans this season. If you’re not adjusting your crop...

Jun 26, 2019

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