RSVP soon to reserve your space at an upcoming Soybean Grower Workshop . All meetings begin at 10 a.m. and conclude with lunch. Featured topics for 2018 include:

  1. Understanding Weed Resistance
  2. Soybea

Giant ragweed is becoming more prevalent across Federated’s trade area. “It is a weed that needs to be controlled early,” said John Swanson, Federated agronomist at the Ogilvie location, “and it is on

As glyphosate-resistant weeds become an increasingly difficult issue, Federated recommends Acuron® with its three modes of action, applied pre-emerge or early post (up to 12-inch corn).

Ron Paulson,

“As you’re putting the final touches on your nutrient plan for spring,” said Craig Peterson, agronomist at Federated’s Ogilvie location, “ don't overlook zinc .”

Corn will reveal any zinc deficiency

Every spring, Cody Lezer, Federated’s seed warehouse manager, is tasked with the movement of 23,000 units (50-lb. bags) of soybean seed and about 10,000 units of corn seed, plus another few thousand u

Frost seeding is a popular option to improve forage yield and quality of pasture and hay land. The principle of frost seeding is to broadcast forage seed in the early spring when the ground freezes at

New Location and Time

Wednesday, April 11th, 10:00 am

Cassidy's Restaurant
327 Fire Monument Road
Hinckley MN 56037

Business Meeting & Board Elections
Serving Coffee & Rolls


Corn Grower Workshops successfully wrapped up last week (photo: Keith Steiner discussing financing options). Thank you to the growers who brought questions and insight to the corn-related discussions.

Sulfur (S) may not be among the “big 3” nutrients – N, P, and K – but that doesn’t mean sulfur shouldn’t get prime consideration. Choosing the right sulfur for 2018 fields comes down to five five opti