GDU Update as of August 12th, 2019

By Jack Larson Seeds | August 12, 2019

With a very favorable few months, we have caught up on some much needed GDU accumulation! With the GDU conversion, we have included a May 1st (historical) compared to May 31st this year. You will see that we are not far behind! May 1st thru August 12th 1772 (Historical) May 31st thru August 12th, 2019: […]

FarmFest Breakfast Invitation

FarmFest Breakfast Tuesday, August 6 OR Wednesday, August 7, 2019

By Jack Larson Seeds | August 5, 2019

Please join us for breakfast to get your FarmFest ticket and enjoy our trade show. Climate Activation Specialists will be on hand to answer all of your Climate FieldView™ related issues. Don’t forget your mobile device. WHEN: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 OR Wednesday, August 7, 2019 WHERE: Jackpot Junction Casino 39375 County Road 24 Morton, […]

JULY 12th DEKALB/ASGROW BLOCKPARTY

July 12th DEKALB/ASGROW Blockparty

By Jack Larson Seeds | July 12, 2019

You’re invited! Let us show our appreciation for you by joining us for a Block Party at Take 16 Brewery. We look forward to seeing you there!

Prevent Plant Meeting

By Jack Larson Seeds | May 22, 2019

We are putting together a last minute Prevent Plant meeting on Thursday, May 22nd @ 11:00AM. The meeting will be held at the Farmers Golf & Health Club. Lunch and beverage will be provided! With all of the weather concerns one of the main topics in Crop Insurance has been the option to use Prevent […]

Soybean Root Nodulation

Soybean Root Nodulation and Nitrogen Fixation

By Johnny | February 21, 2019

Between 50 to 70% of soybean nitrogen (N) requirements can be obtained from the air due to the action of N-fixing bacteria that form nodules on the roots.

Understanding Conservation Tillage Practices

By Johnny | February 1, 2019

There are many potential economic and environmental advantages for no-till or conservation tillage systems.
Generally, a tillage system should provide a proper environment for seed germination and root growth for crop production.

Damanged Corn Field from Hail

WINTER GROWER MEETING (FEB 5th)

By Johnny | January 30, 2019

All of our growers are invited to a Winter Agronomy Update on Tuesday, February 5th at Prairies Edge Casino in Granite Falls! Below is an overview of the program.

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Application of Starter Fertilizers in Corn

By Johnny | January 18, 2019

Starter fertilizers help mitigate slower or sub-optimal growth rates, decreased mineralization in soil, and lack of nutrient mobility common in cool, wet soils.

agKnowledge Spotlight- Managing Late Season Soybean Issues

By Johnny | August 16, 2018

Managing Late Season Soybean Issues The soybean reproductive stage R4 or full pod is the most crucial period for determining yield potential. Plant stress that limits seed number and/or seed size during full pod can results in more yield loss than at any other time. In order to make timely decisions that may help protect soybean yield […]

agKnowledge Spotlight- Estimating Corn Yield Potential

By Johnny | August 9, 2018

Estimating Corn Yield Potential Estimating corn yield potential can assist with harvest decision-making. The yield component method can be used as early as the R3 (milk) growth stage. The ear weight method is used once corn is physiologically mature. Historical, normal growing degree units (GDU) averages can be used to determine the approximate time between […]

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GDU Update (August 8th, 2018)

By Johnny | August 8, 2018

As the warmer weather has continued for the past few weeks, you will notice that the GDU’s have continued to be ahead of normal! The way the weather forecast looks, we should continue the trend. Just a reminder that we will be at Farmfest all week in the Dekalb/Asgrow tent. Stop by and grab a […]

GDU Update (June 29th, 2018)

By Johnny | June 29, 2018

After a VERY warm start to the growing season, you will see that we are well ahead of GDU’s (even with a later planting window this season!) With a May 1 planting date, we should start seeing some tassels pop on a few earlier hybrids of corn in the next week to 10 days if […]