The planting season is much more enjoyable when there are no delays in the spring. You can minimize potential delays by double checking your Private Pesticide Applicators license expiration date now!

“White mold is a serious and significant yield robbing disease,” said Kevin Carlson, Federated’s senior agronomist, and it “has been increasing more every year . . . conditions for the disease have be

John Swanson, Federated agronomist at the Ogilvie location, led a discussion on white mold at last week's Soybean Grower Workshops. Contact your local Federated Agronomist if you missed the workshops

“Understanding the role and importance of micronutrients is the next chapter in unlocking yield potential in corn and soybeans,” said Patrick Kopesky, Federated agronomist at the Ogilvie location.


For early season control of grasses and small seeded broadleaves, Federated recommends Dual II Magnum® SI to help create a wider window for post applications, according to Rod Gustafson, Federated Agr

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