NEWS & BLOG
Palmer Amaranth, the great unknown, continues to be a threat as it makes its northern trek. Our best advice for managing Palmer is don’t let it get established. Start your field clean through tillage or herbicide application and keep them clean throughout the growing season. This means make sure your fields are always protected by residual herbicide. More
By: Katie McWhirter
Over the past month and a half, the same question has been asked in my office, “What are other growers doing differently?” To answer this, I’ll share with you one of the most memorable grower meetings I have had. The grower said he couldn’t believe where his planting rates were four years ago when we first started variable rate seeding. Now, he knows exactly where he can “push” in his most productive areas and as a result, is more closely hitting optimum levels; yet, he is still able to work with his less productive regions. More
Amber Milder, daughter of Gary and Nancy Milder, joined the Agronomy division full-time the first of the year as a Precision Ag Specialist. Although Amber is not a new face to the Stutsman team (she has interned for us the past two years), we’d like to formally introduce her to you with a Q&A session!
Q: What is your background?
I grew up on a row crop and cattle operation (100 head) Northwest of Downey, Iowa. I am the 4th generation of our farm; my Great Grandpa purchased it March of 1912. More
New to our product lineup is the LevALERT bin level indicators. Now you can check your bin levels with two feet on the ground! With LevALERT’s highly visible yellow and black indicators, you can easily see bin levels regardless of time of day, from 300 feet away! Although no electricity is required, there are options for additional electric alert methods such as sounding horns or turning on lights. When used in conjunction with sensor and relay, LevALERT can also be used to control electric fill augers to prevent overfilling. More
Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome crop losses can range from 20% to 70% with average national losses at 35 million bushels per year; of course, you want to make sure you have an extra line of defense against this growing threat. ILeVO is the only seed treatment for SDS as well as nematode activity, two of the most yield-damaging pests. More
Purdue University Study Finds Manure Magic Significantly Impacts Odor and Hydrogen Sulfide from Swine Operations
Many of our customers have experienced the positive effects ManureMagic has on reducing odors and breaking up crusting in their pits first hand, but recently a Purdue University study has backed up ManureMagic’s effectiveness on decreasing odors and hydrogen sulfide gas produced from swine farms. More