“Being proactive is an extremely good idea right now,” said Kevin Carlson, Federated’s agronomy sales manager, since we are in “uncharted territory . . . and we can’t predict the future.”

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“During tough economic times our natural reaction is to find places we can cut cost,” said John Swanson, Federated agronomist at the Ogilvie location. Nutrients are often considered a go-to option for

Pre-emerge weed control is the starting point in today’s world of weed resistance. Federated recommends Palace™ herbicide for pre-emerge through early post-emerge applications on corn.

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“All good weed management programs fundamentally start with early weed control,” said Kevin Carlson, Federated’s agronomy sales manager. Early weed control requires “a quality pre-emerge application p

Clint Gergen of CHS is back by popular demand as the keynote speaker at Federated’s Grower Workshops next week, March 16-20.

Gergen is described as “very insightful . . . a wealth of knowledge and in

It’s a matter of law. Federated cannot release restricted use pesticides to anyone without their private applicator’s certification in hand. Growers need to have their [certification] card in hand whe

If conventional corn is in this year’s crop plan, “start with an excellent pre-emerge herbicide with at least two active ingredients,” said Tim Stelter, Federated’s Osceola location manager. More than

With 5% nitrogen (N) and 6% zinc (Z), USA500® universal starter additive is a great complement to starter fertilizer programs, according to Brad Hipsag, sales agronomist at Federated’s Ogilvie locatio

Federated has a “pretty good wheat supply on order, but it is first-come, first served,” said Cody Lezer, Federated’s seed warehouse manager at Ogilvie. “Varieties we sell are Linkert and Bolles.”

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