03 | 04 | 2018
Back to the fields
It’s finally spring and that means it’s time to get back into the field! There are a number of things that you can do this spring to get ready for planting - whether it’s making sure you have enough space for your seed delivery or making sure your equipment is ready to go.
06 | 03 | 2018
Is your soil ready for planting?
Want to find out what the optimal soil temperature is for your crop? Elgin Macfarlane, Agronomist, helps to explain the different soil temperature crops require for germination.
23 | 01 | 2018
Circle the Planter
Spring planting is fast approaching and it's time to make sure that your planter is ready.
07 | 12 | 2017
As you gather with friends and family over the holidays, it is our hope that you can enjoy the warmth and wonders of the season, and have some time away from all of the demands of work.
14 | 06 | 2017
12 | 01 | 2017
Seed Delivery Tips
Dow Seeds Territory Sales Rep Drew Pearson covers the 6 key points you should consider before you receive your seed.
07 | 10 | 2015
Applying Foliar Fertilizer in Summer
Plants require macronutrients, elements required in larger quantities; and micronutrients, those required in smaller quantities. Both nutrients are important and required by the plant in different quantities and concentrations.
23 | 10 | 2015
Corn and wheat growers should watch for an outbreak of armyworms in corn seedlings, pastures and hay fields each spring.
06 | 10 | 2015
Best Time for Soil Sampling
After harvest is a great time to take soil samples. Best practice is to be consistent -- sample after each crop every year in your rotation – wheat, corn and soybeans. In this video, Holly explains how to take soil samples for fertility and Soybean Cyst Nematode and what to do with the results once received.
02 | 11 | 2016
Choosing more than one hybrid or variety
Risk management and spreading out workload starts with choosing your seed. Jessica Wettlaufer, Territory Sales Representative for Dow Seeds talks about the benefits of choosing multiple companion products for your farm.
24 | 11 | 2016
Five reasons to buy in the fall
Now is a great time to order your seed for 2017 planting, according to Jessica Wettlaufer, Territory Sales Representative for Dow Seeds
10 | 12 | 2015
Neonicotinoids: Next Steps
This past summer, Marketing Manager Marty Vermey made several presentations about the new neonicotinoid regulations to seed partners at various agronomy days sponsored by Dow Seeds. Here is a video of one of those presentations.
10 | 02 | 2015
14 | 04 | 2016
Stop and Ask
With every season, there’s new family fun to be had on the farm. But it’s only fun if everyone is safe. So make it a habit to always stop and ask.
11 | 03 | 2016
07 | 10 | 2015
Learn more about how long weed seeds can live, how weed density affects crop yields, and the long-term impact of glyphosate-resistant weeds.