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Retail FacilitiesRetail Facility ‘Snowflakes’
July 11, 2017
In nature, there is a long-held belief that no two snowflakes are alike. According to most meteorologists, these “points of Read More
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Retail FacilitiesSackett-Waconia Builds a Complete System to Meet UFC’s Needs
July 11, 2017
When United Farmers Cooperative (UFC) in Brownton, MN, needed a system that could met the high output demands of their Read More
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Retail FacilitiesUnited Farmers Cooperative Gains Efficiency Via Kahler Automation
July 10, 2017
Kahler Automation helped design a facility that allowed United Farmers Cooperative in Brownton, MN, reach the highest efficiencies in supplying Read More
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Retail FacilitiesHeartland Tank Companies Helps Two Ag Retailers Expand Liquid Fertilizer, Increase Efficiency
July 9, 2017
Heartland Tank Companies assisted two companies in taking what had been labeled in prior liquid fertilizer tank builds as “future Read More
Retail FacilitiesPCS-Hammond Meets Fertilizer Storage Needs with New Dome Facility
July 8, 2017
The new barrel dome facility at the PCS-Hammond Regional Distribution Center in Hammond, IN, can hold more than 100,000 tons Read More
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Retail FacilitiesCrop Production Services Heartwell Increases Productivity with Junge Zone Automation
July 7, 2017
Since 1979, Junge Control has provided highly accurate, fluid and dry ingredient measuring, mixing and tracking for plant automation systems. Read More
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Retail FacilitiesLegacy Building Solutions Increases Fertilizer Storage Capacity for Greg’s Feed & Seed
July 6, 2017
A new fabric structure from Legacy Building Solutions expanded the existing fertilizer storage at Greg’s Feed & Seed in South Read More
With the existing storage building on their site, it was important to connect the two storage facilities for improved site efficiencies.
Retail FacilitiesMarcus Construction Helps J.R. Simplot Expand, Improve Efficiency at St. Anthony Location
July 5, 2017
J.R. Simplot Co. turned to Marcus Construction to expand its existing dry fertilizer capabilities at its St. Anthony, ID, location Read More
The new facility at Gateway FS in Red Bud, IL, is central to a new 18-acre location with room for additional large UAN storage tanks.
Retail FacilitiesMurray Equipment Fully Automates New Facility at Gateway FS
July 4, 2017
Gateway FS Inc. in Red Bud, IL, had a primary goal of improving its service to customers in both accuracy Read More
United Farmers Cooperative in Brownton, MN, partnered with SMA Design Build to construct a 52,800-ton fertilizer plant
Retail FacilitiesSMA Builds Mega Fertilizer Hub for United Farmers Cooperative
July 3, 2017
When United Farmers Cooperative in Brownton, MN, decided to build a 52,800-ton fertilizer plant, it turned to SMA Design Build Read More
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Iowa waterways
Stewardship2,600 Iowa Farmers Commit $8.7 Million to Water Quality Practices
August 9, 2017
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced Tuesday that a record number of Iowa farmers signed up to install nutrient Read More
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CropLife 100Cause of Gar Tootelian Fire Under Investigation
August 7, 2017
Over one hundred firefighters and equipment responded to a four-alarm shop fire at the Gar Tootelian, Inc. (GAR) facility in Read More
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ManagementCeres Solutions, North Central Co-op Merger to Bring New Opportunities for Indiana, Michigan Farmers
August 1, 2017
More than 40,000 customers and almost 9,000 Indiana and Michigan farmers will begin doing business with the new Ceres Solutions Read More
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Eric SfiligojA Message to Ag Retailers: Do Tell Your Good Stories
July 26, 2017
As the daughter of a peanut farmer, Krysta Harden, Chief Sustainability Officer for DuPont Crop Protection, understands the importance ag Read More
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Crop InputsDow’s Tim Hassinger Named President, CEO of Lindsay Corp.
July 24, 2017
Lindsay Corp. has  announced the appointment of Timothy Hassinger as president and CEO and a member of its board of Read More
Stewardship‘Gonna Fly Now’ with Environmental Respect
July 20, 2017
One of the most memorable moments in movie history occurred in the Academy Award-winning 1976 film “Rocky.” Haven gotten his Read More
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Seed/BiotechSeed Innovations Benefit All of the Seed Industry
August 17, 2017
Innovations from throughout the seed industry help address many of the economic, environmental and health issues we face as a Read More
SpreadersGVM to Introduce New Prowler at MAGIE
August 17, 2017
The newest Prowler in GVM’s line-up will be introduced next week at the Midwest Ag Industries Expo (MAGIE), August 23 Read More
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Seed/BiotechLandus Cooperative’s AcreEdge Seed Brand Gears Up for 2…
August 17, 2017
Growers in more than 26 Iowa and Minnesota counties are seeing field signs with a new brand name at end Read More
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ManagementCorn and Soybean Yield Forecasts Larger than Expected
August 17, 2017
The USDA’s August Crop Production report contained larger-than-expected forecasts for the 2017 U.S. corn and soybean crops. At 169.5 bushels Read More
ManagementU.S. Ag Secretary Introduces SCORE
August 17, 2017
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue signed a new agreement to support new and beginning farmers. On August 5, Perdue joined Read More
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CropLife 100CHS and FFA: A Homerun Partnership
August 17, 2017
CHS hosted the Minnesota FFA for its annual FFA night at CHS Field. FFA students, educators and CHS leadership enjoyed Read More
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CropLife 100Gar Tootelian Foundation Donates Half Million Dollars t…
August 16, 2017
Students at Immanuel Elementary are looking forward to the first day of school for two reasons this year. One, they Read More
Water Drainage
StewardshipNew System Could Remove Two Water Pollutants from Ag Fi…
August 14, 2017
Algae blooms in the Gulf of Mexico use up the majority of the oxygen in the water, leading to massive Read More
Eric SfiligojThe Top 10 Crop Protection Companies, Post-Mega Mergers
August 14, 2017
Everyone loves a good Top 10 list. In fact, some prominent celebrities such as David Letterman spent much of their Read More
ManagementThe DuPont-Granular Deal, Dicamba Update, and Upcoming …
August 11, 2017
Matthew Grassi joins Paul Schrimpf for the second week in a row to talk about DuPont’s acquisition of Granular, as Read More
Soybeans weeds
HerbicidesOngoing Evaluation Key to Controlling Weeds, Improving …
August 10, 2017
As the sun bears down on record U.S. soybean acres this August, farmers keep their eyes on their fields to Read More
Young Corn Plants
Seed/BiotechMycogen Seeds Offers Novel Product to Battle Pythium, O…
August 10, 2017
After a season plagued by seedling diseases caused by cool, wet soils at planting, farmers have a new option to Read More
Corn Field
FertilizerProtect Applied Manure Straight From the Manure Pit to …
August 10, 2017
Farmers who use liquid manure to fertilize corn crops can now mix Instinct nitrogen stabilizer in their pit for easy Read More
Iowa waterways
Stewardship2,600 Iowa Farmers Commit $8.7 Million to Water Quality…
August 9, 2017
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced Tuesday that a record number of Iowa farmers signed up to install nutrient Read More
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Seed/BiotechLa Crosse Seed Continues Focus on Soil and Water Conser…
August 9, 2017
La Crosse Seed is doing its part to lead communication to ag retailers across the country on the importance of Read More
HerbicidesAg Secretary Perdue Comments on Dicamba Issue
August 9, 2017
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue indicated to reporters this week that he would like to see the industry work out a Read More
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Seed/BiotechSeed Treatment Q&A: Insight from Iowa State’s…
August 8, 2017
Technology has changed drastically since the 1990s. Televisions are thinner, phones are smaller and tractors can steer themselves. Technology has Read More
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Seed/BiotechWhen and Why to Double Inoculate Your Soybeans
August 8, 2017
Double inoculation is the act of using a double application of a rhizobial inoculant. This quickly establishes high populations of Read More