Co-op News > October 2020 >Agricultural > Crop Production
Casey Michek Agronomist

Hybrid Spotlight Video - NK0472-5222

Oct 26, 2020

Agronomist Casey Michek and Syngenta Rep Jon Biermeier discuss an NK hybrid they will be pushing to its limits in 2021. NK0472-5222 E-Z Refuge has a 104 day relative maturity with a moderate to high response to population and response to nitrogen.

Tanner Arndt Agronomist

Hybrid Spotlight Video - Dekalb 58-64 RIB

Oct 21, 2020

Agronomist Tanner Arndt discusses a Dekalb hybrid that he is excited to place on his growers' farms. Dekalb 58-64 RIB has a 108 day relative maturity with moderate response to population and response to nitrogen.

Dan Durst Agronomist

Hybrid Spotlight Video - Croplan 5146SS/RIB

Oct 18, 2020

Agronomist Dan Durst discusses a Croplan hybrid that has been performing well for his growers in a variety of scenarios. Croplan 5146SS/RIB has a 101 day relative maturity with moderate response to population and response to nitrogen.

Soil sampling

Give Your Fields the Nutrients They Need

Oct 14, 2020

Know the benefits of Fall soil sampling. Analyze your soil now to prepare for next season. Soil sampling is essential for developing an effective fertility plan for your operation. Take advantage of these three benefits by sampling your fields this fall. 

Croplan Corn Plot

Select Seed That Performs on Your Farm

Oct 08, 2020

Buying seed can feel overwhelming. With all the different genetics and traits going around, making agronomic decisions like hybrid placement can become a challenge. To optimize yield potential on your farm, our crop production specialists understand the importance of knowing how hybrids are affected by management.

Corn Harvest Time

Pre Harvest Tips

Oct 07, 2020

You've heard the term garbage in - garbage out. This is especially true when working with yield monitors. There is one chance to get this information correct each year. Having properly working equipment, consistent farm and field setup, and crop flow and moisture calibration are very important. The rewards you’ll reap from retrieving this valuable information will be well worth the time and effort.

Corn Harvest

Use This Year's Harvest Data for Next Year's Decisions

Oct 04, 2020

With today’s ag technology tools and in-season imagery options, it should be easier than ever to collect data to make informed seed and crop protection product decisions. But even though all of that data can be very helpful, it can also be overwhelming to know where to start. Here are five strategies to help break things down into more digestible pieces so you can start formulating a plan for next season using this season’s harvest data.                                                                                                                                                           

Soybean Thistle Caterpillar

2021 Seed Savings!

Oct 04, 2020

The first of 4 Cash Discounts is fast approaching. Pay for your seed by NOVEMBER 16th and receive 8% CASH SAVINGS. Maximize that discount by taking advantage of Premier Cooperative one of a kind volume discount program giving you the opportunity to combine purchases between our 5 major seed brands (Croplan, NK, Brevant, Asgrow and Dekalb). To help you take advantage we do have financing available at some very attractive terms. Talk with your agronomist for more details and get started on a profitable 2021.