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    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 
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Jul 22, 2019 | Agtegra
    White mold fungicides must be preventative; they are not curative.
    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
    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  
    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
    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 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
    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 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.
    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.
    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.
    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
    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.
    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
    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.
    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
    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
    Apr 11, 2019 | Agtegra
    As spring approaches, we work to service our customers efficiently and effectively.
    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
    Mar 27, 2019 | Agtegra
    Farmers, brace yourselves for a long, slow spring planting season with colder than average temperatures and more moisture.
    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
    Jul 26, 2018 | Agtegra
    Keep an active scouting program out there for aphids.
    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
    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
    Jul 16, 2018 | Agtegra
    Micronutrients are absolutely necessary for the full development of a corn or soybean crop, just in trace amounts.
    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.
    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.
    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
    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
    Jun 27, 2018 | Agtegra
    Soybeans will show every stress event in the leaves.
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Jun 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    Applying a fungicide along with a micronutrient to your corn will help you achieve healthier plants and higher yields!
    Help Nitrogen Help You
    Jun 11, 2018 | Agtegra
    Setting your crop up for success is the key to getting good yields.
    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.
    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.
    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!
    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.
    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
    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
    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
    Apr 25, 2018 | Agtegra
    The State of SD Department of Agriculture reclassifies Dicamba products as a Restricted Use Product
    Tech Tips: Engenia Adjuvant Recommendations
    Mar 28, 2018 | Agtegra
    This edition of Tech Tips displays best practices on using Engenia and adjuvant recommendations.
    Tech Tips: Innovation Series Seed Treatment Field Results
    Mar 28, 2018 | Agtegra
    In this edition of Tech Tips see the value of premium, complete seed treatment packages based off of our in field trials.

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