Notice:  Due to weather concerns, the Ag PhD Soils Clinic originally scheduled in Osage, IA on Wednesday, February 3rd has now been postponed to Tuesday, February 23rd.  All venue and time information remains the same.

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Ag PhD Agronomy Workshop in Mesa, AZ

February 1st, 2016|

By Brian Hefty

If you missed our January Agronomy Workshops, we have one left in February in Mesa, Arizona!

Friday, February 12, 2016 – Mesa, AZ – Convention Center (10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.)

Here are some of […]

Join Brian & Darren at Commodity Classic

February 1st, 2016|

By Brian Hefty

Commodity Classic is one of the most exciting crop farmer events each year, featuring a large trade show, great educational sessions, the chance to visit with great farmers from across the country, and […]

Should You Cut The Seed Treatment?

February 1st, 2016|

By Darren Hefty

2016 is starting off as predicted.  While most farmers are looking to trim expenses, most retailers are recommending they stay the course.  Cuts will certainly be made, but the real key to being […]

Have You Had a Checkup Recently?

February 1st, 2016|

By Brian Hefty

I woke up Sunday, January 3rd to a text message from the wife of our longtime television producer, Bob Rasmussen.  Bob died of a heart attack early that morning at the age of […]

Burndown Options Without Roundup

February 1st, 2016|

By Darren Hefty

Let’s face it.  Roundup is by far the best herbicide ever created, but due to resistant weeds it’s not the right choice for burndown in some situations, at least as a stand-alone choice.  […]

Ag PhD Soils Clinics

February 1st, 2016|

By Brian Hefty

If you don’t know what your soil has for fertility, pH, organic matter, cation exchange capacity, and base saturation, how can you efficiently invest your fertilizer dollars?  You can’t, and it’s probably costing […]