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).
“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
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
“Sonic ® [with its two modes of action] at a rate of 3.2 to 5 oz./ac. is a lead recommendation for us where waterhemp and Giant ragweed are an issue,” said Kevin Carlson, Federated’s senior agronomist
Wearing two hats to work every day is just part of the job for Rob Reinking (pictured). In addition to working with growers on Federated’s ag side as a sales agronomist (at the Albertville location),