Co-op News > September 2020
Corn Harvest

Garbage In, Garbage Out – Importance of Calibrating Yield Monitors

Sep 18, 2020

From maintenance on combine heads to replacing feeder house chains, there is no shortage on the amount of work that needs to be done before heading out to the field. However, there is one very important piece that is often overlooked…the Yield Monitor.

Corn Harvest

Forget Surprises, Plan Ahead -- Harvest Plan

Sep 15, 2020

Harvest is an exciting and extremely busy time of year. As you run around making sure equipment is ready to go, stop and ask yourself. Are you ready? Do you have a harvest plan in place? Where will you start and where will you end up?

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Boost Your Fleet's Bottom Line With This Simple Change

Sep 08, 2020

With the unprecedented situation our world faces, we are all experiencing something new. While life has changed in many ways, the need to keep our organizations as efficient as possible remains.More than anything, we’ve been given the gift of time. Time to look at our systems and procedures, time to reflect on what is making us more productive and what is doing just the opposite.

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Start Ordering Seed for 2021

Sep 04, 2020

Fall harvest is on everyone’s mind, but it’s also time to think about ordering your 2021 seed. Ordering your seed early offers great advantages such as best variety selection, along with early order and CASH Discounts to offer you the best pricing of the year. Financing is also available to help you take advantage of the seed discounts at very manageable rates. Give your Premier Agronomist a call today for more details on any of the offers mentioned.

Change is Good

Sep 03, 2020

I hope you’ve been enjoying your summer. I spent almost 3 weeks training with the Army Reserve in late July and August. During our time at Ft. McCoy we were tasked with getting certified on the new Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) so that we can test others in our unit and we also went to the rifle range to qualify using the Army’s new Marksman Qualification Test. I’m 58 years old. The word ‘new’ to me doesn’t necessarily trip my trigger (no pun intended). I’ve been doing the same physical fitness and marksmanship tests since 1983 and they’ve been working just fine for me, so why change?  

Tips for Successful Weaning

Sep 02, 2019

Weaning is a stressful event and combined with low intakes and not meeting nutritional needs, this can lead to health issues and lower performance. The return on investment in a good starter program is selling a higher percentage of your calf crop. Here are 4 simple components to a starter program.