Category: Recommendations

Signs of tar spot on a leaf of corn

Tales of Tar Spot

While our Tar Spot severity isn’t as dire as eastern Corn Belt states, we do want growers to be aware of some best practices when it comes to mitigating the impact this fungus can have on your yields.

Waterhemp in soybean field

A New Age of Waterhemp Control

Waterhemp has overtaken most others in becoming the defining weed of our current weed control programs. Many modes of action have succumbed to waterhemp resistance, leaving us with fewer effective ways to deal with it.

A row of soybeans in a field

Dicamba Cutoff Solutions

In February we learned that dicamba herbicide restrictions were moved up to a June 12 cutoff date. With soybeans continuing to be planted earlier, that leaves a lot of the season left for weed pressure, particularly from waterhemp. That news left us looking for solutions.

A person holding a small waterhemp seed head
Ag Chemicals

Waterhemp & Weather: What Went Wrong?

If you’re like us, you’re probably scratching your head wondering why nothing seemed to control waterhemp this year. Zach Trower, an Agronomist from Syngenta, dug into the issue and uncovered some valuable insight we’d like to share with our customers.

Soybean seeds

Seed Selection for 2023

The 2023 growing season is just around the corner. As you determine which seed variety may be the best fit, take into consideration what kind of year we are expecting.