Climate Insights Archive


March 17, 2016
Managing Nitrogen During a Warm, Wet Winter

This winter has been the rainiest and warmest on record since 1895 across the U.S. Corn Belt, with unusually high soil temperatures accompanied by record-breaking rainfall. Because...


March 2, 2016
Make the Most of Every Acre with Simple Variable Rate Planting Tools in Climate FieldView™ Pro

There’s no better time than right now to set your farming operation up for a successful planting season and start the crop year off right. While 2015 harvest is in the rear view ...


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How Next-Level Field Health Imagery Helps You See Beyond The End Rows

Growing up on a farm in central Illinois, I remember being so very ready for spring to arrive. With temperatures finally warming, equipment would start rolling down the roads and through the fields as farmers began tilling the soil and planting the year’s

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Implications of Cold, Wet Midwestern Weather on Spring Planting and Fertility Management

Last year at this time, some of the Midwest was affected by abnormally wet weather which contributed to planting delays and other issues for farmers. Early spring weather conditions are creating challenges for farmers again this year.

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Managing For Higher Corn Planting Densities

Corn yields have increased significantly since the 1930s largely due to genetic improvement and better crop management. Grain yield is the product of the number of plants per acre, kernels per plant, and weight per kernel.

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