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    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 before planting has even started? There’s actually no better time than now to be thinking about it, says Brad Ruden, Agtegra Agronomy Technical Services Manager.
    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.
    CONVENTIONAL SOYBEAN HERBICIDE PROGRAMS
    CONVENTIONAL SOYBEAN HERBICIDE PROGRAMS
    Mar 01, 2019 | Agtegra
    Recently, there has been a renewed interest in conventional soybean production and weed control options for this production system.
    KEY WEEDS TO UNDERSTAND
    KEY WEEDS TO UNDERSTAND
    Mar 01, 2019 | Agtegra
    Palmer amaranth is a newer invasive pigweed species with several local infestations known in the Agtegra service territory.
    “MILLET” HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS
    “MILLET” HERBICIDE RECOMMENDATIONS
    Feb 15, 2019 | Agtegra
    “Millet” as a crop grown for forage, hay or grain in the Northern Plains is a common cropping term.
    HYBRID/VARIETY SELECTION AND PLACEMENT
    HYBRID/VARIETY SELECTION AND PLACEMENT
    Nov 15, 2018 | Agtegra
    Let’s face it, there are a lot of options to choose from when it comes to purchasing seed for your farm.
    SET YOUR CROPS UP FOR SUCCESS
    SET YOUR CROPS UP FOR SUCCESS
    Oct 22, 2018 | Agtegra
    Set your crops up for success by planning ahead and spreading the workload between post-harvest and the spring.
    SOYBEAN DISEASES AT HARVEST
    SOYBEAN DISEASES AT HARVEST
    Sep 27, 2018 | Agtegra
    As we roll along with soybean harvest, there are a few questions that have come in on issues seen across the region.
    MERIT OR MYTH: CROP DIVERSITY AND WEED SUPPRESSION
    MERIT OR MYTH: CROP DIVERSITY AND WEED SUPPRESSION
    Sep 17, 2018 | Agtegra
    "On our farm we really don't have a lot of problems with [weeds] and that can be attributed to using the small grains in [our] rotation and keeping it diverse."
    SCOUT CROPS FOR THESE COMMON PESTS & DISEASES
    SCOUT CROPS FOR THESE COMMON PESTS & DISEASES
    Aug 09, 2018 | Agtegra
    The growing season is in full swing, and that means opportunities for pests or crop diseases to creep in and cause problems. However, you still have time to protect your crop before any big issues take hold.
    LOOKING AT YOUR CROPS FROM A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE
    LOOKING AT YOUR CROPS FROM A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE
    Aug 09, 2018 | Agtegra
    What if you could get a bird’s-eye view of your crops? It’s not very enjoyable to walk a corn field from end to end in August, there are other options to see how your crop is maturing, how weather has impacted it, or even if disease or pests have set in.
    SOYBEAN DISEASE ISSUES: SUDDEN DEATH SYNDROME
    SOYBEAN DISEASE ISSUES: SUDDEN DEATH SYNDROME
    Jul 31, 2018 | Agtegra
    Sudden death syndrome (SDS) is now among the top four yield robbing diseases in soybeans in the United States.
    SOYBEAN LEAF BEETLES
    SOYBEAN LEAF BEETLES
    Jul 31, 2018 | Agtegra
    Another pest of potential concern is the bean leaf beetle.
    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.
    STARTER ADDITIVES MAKE A DIFFERENCE
    STARTER ADDITIVES MAKE A DIFFERENCE
    Jul 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    Your corn will appreciate the boost when you choose the right starter additive.
    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.
    Wind Storm Damage - All Is Not Lost
    Wind Storm Damage - All Is Not Lost
    Jun 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    A portion of the Agtegra trade territory was hit with bad storms recently, resulting in crop damage, especially in the central area.
    Help Nitrogen Help You
    Help Nitrogen Help You
    Jun 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    Setting your crop up for success is the key to getting good yields.
    See For Yourself: Innovation FieldFest
    See For Yourself: Innovation FieldFest
    Jun 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    On September 6, Agtegra will be hosting an Innovation FieldFest plot tour north of the Bath facility.
    2018 Spring Aerial Burndown
    2018 Spring Aerial Burndown
    May 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    Get an early start on weed control with Agtegra's spring aerial burndown program.
    Ceres Aerial High Resolution Imagery
    Ceres Aerial High Resolution Imagery
    Apr 30, 2018 | Agtegra
    Because Ceres images can detect disease and provide early warning of its presence, fungicide can be saved and used when it’s needed and most effective.
    Corn Planting 2018: Don't Be In A Rush To Change...Yet
    Corn Planting 2018: Don't Be In A Rush To Change...Yet
    Apr 25, 2018 | Agtegra
    As planting time approaches, the wet and cold soils that remain across much of South and North Dakota are slowly warming up. The snow will eventually fully melt and soils will eventually dry out enough and warm enough to get rolling with spring planting. With the current...
    SD Department of Agriculture Reclassifies Dicamba Products
    SD Department of Agriculture Reclassifies Dicamba Products
    Apr 25, 2018 | Agtegra
    The State of SD Department of Agriculture reclassifies Dicamba products as a Restricted Use Product
    Tech Tips: Engenia Adjuvant Recommendations
    Tech Tips: Engenia Adjuvant Recommendations
    Mar 28, 2018 | Agtegra
    This edition of Tech Tips displays best practices on using Engenia and adjuvant recommendations.

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