The 2019 growing season starts before the 2018 season ends – with seed selection.

Federated’s Senior Agronomist Kevin Carlson pointed out that if you don’t choose seed with yield potential, nothing e

Discovery Plot Tours got underway yesterday (in Osceola, pictured) and continue through next week. Registration begins at each plot site at 10:30 a.m. with the presentation and tour running from 11 a.

Summer’s heat is drying down the crops in the field but that may not be enough. Now is the time to fill propane tanks in preparation for post-harvest drying.

According to Mark Grave, Federated’s prop

It’s not too likely that people know Federated’s Rush City location manager used to be a park ranger, but Matt Kurtz fought wild fires, policed campgrounds, and managed maintenance needs for the Natio

Discovery Plot Tours get underway on Aug. 27th. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m.; the presentation and tour will run from 11 a.m. to noon, with lunch to follow. RSVP to your local Federated location.

Kevin Carlson, Federated’s senior agronomist, offered these agronomy reminders and observations as mid-August arrives:

  1. Discovery Plot tours begin in less than two weeks (on Aug. 27). Details below. B

“Fall seeding of alfalfa and grasses can be a good option,” said Craig Loen, Federated agronomist at the Osceola location, because there is less weed and insect pressure in August.

In spite of

“I know I sound like a broken record because I say it’s always best to start with a current soil test,” said Tim Stelter, location manager at Federated’s Osceola location, but it’s true. A current soi

Managing people and working with customers rank as the best parts of Brian DeVries job, and as Federated’s Ogilvie location manager since 2014, he has been committed to “making sure the service that [