Climate Insights Archive


April 21, 2017
Hit The Ground Running: How To Make The Most Of Planting Season

Growing up in agriculture, planting season was one of my favorite times of year. The anticipation of seeing the first signs of corn and soybeans coming up through the soil was exci...


April 5, 2017
Rethinking Your Nitrogen Plan: How Advanced Tools Can Help You Maximize Your Applications

As a pattern of warmer-than-usual winters followed by early spring frosts continues, this varying weather can affect your soil conditions – and your nitrogen availability. Becaus...


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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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