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4 Tips for Determining Optimal Planting Conditions

Apr 04, 2022 | United Farmers
Following these 4 tips will ensure you are confident that the soil conditions are ready to lay seed in. 

Benefits of Variable Rate Planting

Mar 24, 2022 | United Farmers
With the 2022 planting season right around the corner, it is time to visit with your agronomist about variable rate planting prescriptions. 

Key Findings From UFC's 2021 On-Farm Research

Dec 14, 2021 | United Farmers
With over 170 acres of on-farm research, UFC has the data and knowledge to help you make more informed decisions on your operation. 

Protect Your Nitrogen Investment

Oct 27, 2021 | United Farmers
With the cost of NH3 this season, it is more important than ever to protect your nitrogen investment.

Fall Soil Sampling

Oct 18, 2021 | United Farmers
Fall soil sampling is a great tool to determine nutrient status and soil characteristics. Using this data, UFC can create a specific nutrient program for your fields. 

Unlock Your Phosphorus Fertilizer Potential

Oct 11, 2021 | United Farmers
It is estimated that crops can only access 25% of your phosphorus that is applied each season. Learn how to unlock your phosphorus potential by using Avail T5® fertilizer enhancer.

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Drought-stressed corn displaying leaf rolling.

Tips For Managing Drought-Stressed Fields

Jun 28, 2022 | Answer Plot
You can purchase the right equipment, seed and inputs to set your season up for success, but you can’t control the weather. Navigating the challenges of Mother Nature is one of the trickiest parts of farming. This is especially true when it comes to managing crops through d...
Close up of corn tassels.

5 Ways to Find Success With Fungicides

Jun 16, 2022 | Answer Plot
It’s time to bust the myth once and for all that fungicides aren’t worth investing in. Research has continually shown yield advantages when a fungicide application is made. In fact, our Answer Plot® trials have consistently shown an average of more than 10 bu...
Closeup of a soybean plant.

6 Disease Management Tips for Corn and Soybeans

Jun 15, 2022 | Answer Plot
Diseases may already be showing up in your corn and soybean fields, so it’s a good time to be scouting your fields for early signs of trouble. With plenty of the season still left, your crop will benefit from a proactive approach to disease management. Here are six tips to ...
Grower analyzing mid-season corn plant.

Maximize Plant Health at Key Growth Stages

May 26, 2022 | Answer Plot
Plant health is a lofty term that gets tossed around a lot in agronomic conversations. However, when you have a clear definition and actionable strategies, maximizing plant health becomes a very real and important way to help your crop reach closer to their genetic potential and ...
Cotton thrips on a leaf.

Take Action Against Thrips in Cotton

May 26, 2022 | Answer Plot
During the hustle and bustle of planting season, it’s easy to overlook early-season pests that could cause season-long damage to your cotton crop. Thrips, in particular, require proactive management that starts at planting. Follow these actionable tips to protect your crop&...
Herbicide applicator climbing onto a sprayer carrying an adjuvant jug.

4 Adjuvant Classes Proven to Help Improve Weed Control

May 19, 2022 | Answer Plot
Supply chain issues continue to disrupt the ag industry, making it imperative to use resources efficiently and effectively this season. In many cases, there may not be enough herbicide supply available to fix mistakes or problems that arise during spray applications. Adding adjuv...