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    CALYXT® SOYBEANS GROWING IN DEMAND
    CALYXT® SOYBEANS GROWING IN DEMAND
    Sep 16, 2019 | Agtegra
    The Calyxt® High Oleic Soybeans grown in the Agtegra countryside are looking pretty good, according to Sales Agronomist Brent Larson.
    FALL MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES TO MAXIMIZE RESOURCES 
    FALL MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES TO MAXIMIZE RESOURCES 
    Sep 13, 2019 | Agtegra
    Achieving cost-effective efficiencies from planting through harvest with your farm machinery is the driving force behind the resources at the Agtegra Innovation Center. Right now the team is in overdrive with fall management strategies that can make a dollars and cents...
    STARTING THE SEED DECISION PROCESS
    STARTING THE SEED DECISION PROCESS
    Sep 13, 2019 | Agtegra
    “Our growers are faced with an enormous number of decisions every season, many of which can drastically alter the operation’s outcome for the coming year,” says Matthews. “By developing a detailed farm plan with a trusted advisor that may include your local Agtegra agronomist,...
    LAYING THE FOUNDATION
    LAYING THE FOUNDATION
    Aug 09, 2019 | Agtegra
    Tumultuous weather events so far this year make the fall season appear far off in the distance. However, deciding on a fall residual herbicide application plan is approaching faster than most may think.
    KEYS TO PROFITABILITY: FALL PHOSPHORUS AND POTASSIUM FERTILIZER APPLICATIONS
    KEYS TO PROFITABILITY: FALL PHOSPHORUS AND POTASSIUM FERTILIZER APPLICATIONS
    Aug 09, 2019 | Agtegra
    Our soil is stressed. With increased yields reaching record levels, crops requiring more nutrition than ever before, and challenging weather conditions on top of it all, fertilizer application is a must.
    SOYBEAN WHITE MOLD FUNGICIDES
    SOYBEAN WHITE MOLD FUNGICIDES
    Jul 22, 2019 | Agtegra
    White mold fungicides must be preventative; they are not curative.
    MANAGING WHITE MOLD THIS YEAR
    MANAGING WHITE MOLD THIS YEAR
    Jul 17, 2019 | Agtegra
    Planting season 2019 will continue to have ramifications long past harvest. But one of its potential effects on soybeans is already underway, and that is the timing for white mold protection.  
     A FEW BEST-PRACTICE FUNGICIDE TIPS
    A FEW BEST-PRACTICE FUNGICIDE TIPS
    Jul 17, 2019 | Agtegra
    How to make the most from your fungicide applications? Read on. Think upward and outward, when it comes to fungicide management. Fungicides do not have a downward mode of movement. They move upward and outward from the lowest point of contact.
    MAKE BETTER DECISIONS WITH AG TECHNOLOGY  
    MAKE BETTER DECISIONS WITH AG TECHNOLOGY  
    Jul 17, 2019 | Agtegra
    Now that the 2019 growing season is well underway, you may want to take a deeper look at how your crops are doing. Agtegra offers customers a couple of different options for analyzing how their crops are growing.
    MILLET HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS
    MILLET HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS
    Jul 02, 2019 | Agtegra
    “Millet” as a crop grown for forage, hay or grain in the Northern Plains is a common cropping term. However, using the term “millet” can actually lead to some confusion.
    MANAGING HERBICIDES IN DICAMBA TOLERANT SOYBEANS
    MANAGING HERBICIDES IN DICAMBA TOLERANT SOYBEANS
    Jun 19, 2019 | Agtegra
    Roundup Ready® Xtend Soybeans, also known as dicamba-tolerant soybeans (DTS) will again be a large portion of the acreage across the region. Dicamba Tolerant Soybeans present the grower with multiple opportunities to control difficult broadleaf weeds.
    ENLIST E3™ SOYBEANS UP AND GROWING  
    ENLIST E3™ SOYBEANS UP AND GROWING  
    Jun 14, 2019 | Agtegra
    In this unprecedentedly delayed planting season, a new soybean technology system is being closely watched. For the first planting season ever, Enlist E3™ soybeans have been planted by customers across parts of the Agtegra countryside.
    MANAGING YOUR PREVENT PLANT ACRES 
    MANAGING YOUR PREVENT PLANT ACRES 
    Jun 14, 2019 | Agtegra
    You’ve made the decision to take the option of a prevented planting (PP) claim. Or rather, Mother Nature has pretty much steered you into that choice. What now? How can you best manage those acres?
    GOING SPLIT: IN-SEASON NITROGEN APPLICATIONS
    GOING SPLIT: IN-SEASON NITROGEN APPLICATIONS
    Jun 14, 2019 | Agtegra
    For the past half year and more, the months have not been farmer-friendly for harvest, fall work and planting. But the challenging weather windows may have played right into the best-practice management for split applications of nitrogen.
    AGTEGRA SOYBEAN: ENGENIA™ HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS
    AGTEGRA SOYBEAN: ENGENIA™ HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS
    Jun 11, 2019 | Agtegra
    A suggested option for Engenia herbicide written for the shorter planting window for 2019.
    AGTEGRA SOYBEAN: XTENDIMAX™ HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS
    AGTEGRA SOYBEAN: XTENDIMAX™ HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS
    Jun 11, 2019 | Agtegra
    A suggested option for XtendiMax herbicide written for the shorter planting window for 2019.
    ENLIST E3 SOYBEAN HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS 2019 
    ENLIST E3 SOYBEAN HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS 2019 
    Jun 07, 2019 | Agtegra
    Enlist E3 soybeans received registration for planting in the 2019 growing season. Enlist E3 offers growers the opportunity to incorporate Enlist One or Enlist Duo herbicide into their management plans.
    ALTERNATIVE CROP OPTIONS FOR PREVENT PLANT ACRES
    ALTERNATIVE CROP OPTIONS FOR PREVENT PLANT ACRES
    Jun 04, 2019 | Agtegra
    Wet field conditions have many growers considering alternative crop options for their prevent plant acres.
    AGTEGRA PREVENT PLANT HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS
    AGTEGRA PREVENT PLANT HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS
    Jun 04, 2019 | Agtegra
    What should you be doing for herbicide on prevent plant acres? Learn about Agtegra's prevent plant herbicide recommendations here.
    Corn Planting 2019: Don't Be In A Rush To Change...Yet
    Corn Planting 2019: Don't Be In A Rush To Change...Yet
    May 20, 2019 | Agtegra
    As planting time continues, the wet and cold soils that remain across much of South and North Dakota are slowly warming up. With the current delays it may be tempting to consider some changes to earlier maturity corn products to offset late planting.
    UNDERSTANDING DICAMBA: PART 3
    UNDERSTANDING DICAMBA: PART 3
    May 13, 2019 | Agtegra
    Planting season 2019 is nearly here, and that means growers in the Agtegra service area are probably also thinking about applying one of the three main dicamba products.
    LATE SEASON PLANT HEALTH BENEFITS UTILIZING MICRONUTRIENTS AND FUNGICIDES
    LATE SEASON PLANT HEALTH BENEFITS UTILIZING MICRONUTRIENTS AND FUNGICIDES
    May 13, 2019 | Agtegra
    Thinking about late season crop management? There’s actually no better time than now to be thinking about it!
    TISSUE SAMPLING: REAL-TIME SNAPSHOT OF PLANT HEALTH
    TISSUE SAMPLING: REAL-TIME SNAPSHOT OF PLANT HEALTH
    May 13, 2019 | Agtegra
    Plant tissue sampling can provide a real-time snapshot of how your crop is responding to weather, soil moisture and nutrient availability conditions.
    TAKE CONTROL OF WEEDS LIKE NEVER BEFORE
    TAKE CONTROL OF WEEDS LIKE NEVER BEFORE
    May 10, 2019 | Agtegra
    Farmers now have the option of Enlist E3™ soybeans to control even the toughest weeds.
    CONSERVATION STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM (CSP) HELPS BUILD ON YOUR EXISTING CONSERVATION EFFORTS
    CONSERVATION STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM (CSP) HELPS BUILD ON YOUR EXISTING CONSERVATION EFFORTS
    May 01, 2019 | Agtegra
    The Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) helps you build on your existing conservation efforts while strengthening your operation - whether you are looking to improve grazing conditions, increase crop yields, or develop wildlife habitat.
    Utilizing Imagery In Agriculture
    Utilizing Imagery In Agriculture
    May 01, 2019 | Agtegra
    It seems that everywhere we look in Agricultural publications now days there is another company coming online and offering low-cost, if not free, satellite imagery.
    Understanding Dicamba: Part 2
    Understanding Dicamba: Part 2
    Apr 15, 2019 | Agtegra
    This is the second in a three-part series on using dicamba. In preparation for growing season 2019, farmers in the Agtegra service area are probably wondering what has not changed when it comes to the three main dicamba products...
    Rethinking Fertilizer Plans
    Rethinking Fertilizer Plans
    Apr 15, 2019 | Agtegra
    There are the usual compressed springs, and then there is spring of 2019. A late fall meant a good share of nitrogen fertilizers did not get applied across the Agtegra countryside last year.
    Keep Planting On Schedule With Aerial Application
    Keep Planting On Schedule With Aerial Application
    Apr 15, 2019 | Agtegra
    Spraying for weeds and applying fertilizer will be challenging this spring, as the weather is simply not cooperating with farmers and enabling them to get out in the field.
    DON'T LET A WET SPRING KEEP YOU FROM GETTING FIELD WORK DONE
    DON'T LET A WET SPRING KEEP YOU FROM GETTING FIELD WORK DONE
    Apr 11, 2019 | Agtegra
    As spring approaches, we work to service our customers efficiently and effectively.
    Keep Your Engine Running Longer with New Oil
    Keep Your Engine Running Longer with New Oil
    Mar 27, 2019 | Agtegra
    Preparing your equipment for spring? Extend the time between oil changes and reduce costs with Agtegra Cooperative’s improved, heavy-duty diesel engine oil.
    Wet, Cold Spring Expected
    Wet, Cold Spring Expected
    Mar 27, 2019 | Agtegra
    Farmers, brace yourselves for a long, slow spring planting season with colder than average temperatures and more moisture.
    Understanding Dicamba: Part 1
    Understanding Dicamba: Part 1
    Mar 27, 2019 | Agtegra
    Dicamba tolerant soybeans will be a major part of the production system in the Northern Plains again this year. This is the first in a three-part series on using dicamba.
    Weed Management Key for Conventional Soybeans
    Weed Management Key for Conventional Soybeans
    Mar 27, 2019 | Agtegra
    There has recently been renewed interest in weed control options for conventional soybean production. One of those options is the Calyxt High Oleic soybean.
    SCOUT FOR APHIDS
    SCOUT FOR APHIDS
    Jul 26, 2018 | Agtegra
    Keep an active scouting program out there for aphids.
    CORN AND SOYBEAN PEST UPDATE
    CORN AND SOYBEAN PEST UPDATE
    Jul 25, 2018 | Agtegra
    Insect and mid to late season diseases are continuing to appear and may require management.
    WHITE MOLD SEASON IS HERE
    WHITE MOLD SEASON IS HERE
    Jul 17, 2018 | Agtegra
    The risk for white mold infections in the next couple weeks is VERY HIGH. There is a “perfect storm” of conditions coming together right now for white mold development.
    MICRONUTRIENTS: A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY
    MICRONUTRIENTS: A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY
    Jul 16, 2018 | Agtegra
    Micronutrients are absolutely necessary for the full development of a corn or soybean crop, just in trace amounts.
    APPLY FUNGICIDE WHEN CORN TASSELS
    APPLY FUNGICIDE WHEN CORN TASSELS
    Jul 16, 2018 | Agtegra
    When it comes to growing crops, hitting specific windows is important for applying fungicides to corn.
    AERIAL APPLICATION DELIVERS RESULTS
    AERIAL APPLICATION DELIVERS RESULTS
    Jul 16, 2018 | Agtegra
    Helping producers keep pace, the Agtegra Cooperative Aerial Application Fleet applies advanced flight technologies to make more timely, efficient and effective crop nutrient and crop protection product applications.
    TIS THE SEASON FOR WHITE MOLD
    TIS THE SEASON FOR WHITE MOLD
    Jul 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    Recent rains have increased the potential for white mold infection in the area.
    PHOTOSYNTHESIS MATTERS
    PHOTOSYNTHESIS MATTERS
    Jul 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    Ever wonder if you really do see a big difference later in the season from V5 fungicide and a micro nutrient in corn?
    SOYBEAN LEAF INJURY
    SOYBEAN LEAF INJURY
    Jun 27, 2018 | Agtegra
    Soybeans will show every stress event in the leaves.
    White Mold The Challenge
    White Mold The Challenge
    Jun 25, 2018 | Agtegra
    Last season, Sclerotinia White mold had become very noticeable in many fields, especially in central and northern areas of South Dakota and up into southern North Dakota.
    R7 FIELD MONITORING TOOL
    R7 FIELD MONITORING TOOL
    Jun 21, 2018 | Agtegra
    We all know the weather drives many decisions on your farm and crop health can change without notice.
    LATE SEASON HERBICIDE
    LATE SEASON HERBICIDE
    Jun 21, 2018 | Agtegra
    As herbicide applications continue in 2018, it is important to remember the options for later season herbicide applications, including the use of residual herbicides.
    Beans - Spray On Profits
    Beans - Spray On Profits
    Jun 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    For a limited time, receive a $2 rebate per acre when you purchase a qualifying package for your soybean crop!
    Corn - Spray on Profits
    Corn - Spray on Profits
    Jun 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    Applying a fungicide along with a micronutrient to your corn will help you achieve healthier plants and higher yields!
    Small Grains - Spray On Profits
    Small Grains - Spray On Profits
    Jun 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    Applying a fungicide along with a micronutrient to wheat or other small grains will help you achieve healthier plants and higher yields!
    Managing White Mold
    Managing White Mold
    Jun 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    In Agtegra’s trade territory, soybeans are an economical crop. However, soybeans have a risk of being hit with white mold, a damaging fungus that is essentially incurable once in the plant.

Agtegra Events

Agtegra Innovation Center Planter Clinic

Farm Vision 2020 - Huron

January 22, 2020

We are hosting Farm Vision 2020 in January at 3 locations: Huron, Bowdle and Aberdeen

#plant2020 starts with:
• Improving your nutrient management plan
• Trusting your planter’s performance
• Clearing harvest residue
• Accessing and placing effective seed traits
 

Leola Member Dinner and Discussion

January 23, 2020

Join Chris Pearson, Agtegra's CEO, for supper and discussion.

Agtegra Innovation Center Planter Clinic

Farm Vision 2020 - Bowdle

January 28, 2020

We are hosting Farm Vision 2020 in January at 3 locations: Huron, Bowdle and Aberdeen

#plant2020 starts with:
• Improving your nutrient management plan
• Trusting your planter’s performance
• Clearing harvest residue
• Accessing and placing effective seed traits
 

Agtegra Innovation Center Planter Clinic

Farm Vision 2020 - Aberdeen

January 30, 2020

We are hosting Farm Vision 2020 in January at 3 locations: Huron, Bowdle and Aberdeen

#plant2020 starts with:
• Improving your nutrient management plan
• Trusting your planter’s performance
• Clearing harvest residue
• Accessing and placing effective seed traits
 

Oakes Member Dinner and Discussion

January 30, 2020

Join Chris Pearson, Agtegra's CEO, for supper and discussion.