Spring is an exciting time; a fresh chance to capitalize on the successes from last year and correct any shortcomings you may have experienced. Many people claim that the planter pass is the most important pass of the season. It sets the tone for the year and is a major factor in the yield potential equation. With that in mind, here are a few ideas on how to improve the coming season’s planter pass. Some are simple, some are more complex, but all are important. More
Accurately spreading dry fertilizer and lime is second nature here at Stutsmans. Throughout the years, we’ve used and added various dry spreaders to our equipment line. After becoming a dealer of Salford’s tillage products and Valmar Airflo line, we realized the quality of their BBI spreaders would be valuable to our customers as well. More
When Eldon founded the company in 1934, his focus was on providing solutions to his friends and neighbors. Nearly 85 years later, we still pride ourselves on serving our customers with solutions for their diverse operations. With customer service always in mind, we have added the Krone hay line to serve the needs of our forage customers. More
Although the agriculture industry and our products/services may change over the years, one consistent factor remains; our employees are one of the most important ingredients in our recipe for success. Through our Employee Spotlight series, learn about the people who make up the Stutsman team. Hilary Weiss, Southeast Iowa native and parts administrator, joined our team in May 2015. For all things with sprayer and application parts, Hilary is your go-to gal!
Since I’ve been at Stutsmans (2014), I’ve learned one thing about spring; each one seems more hectic than the last. It all happens so fast; tillage, NH3, weed and feed, planting, and spraying again. Not to mention the weather seems to be more volatile with each passing year. To help reduce the chaos, it seems only natural to spread the workload out. One way to combat this is to move your anhydrous applications to fall with the use of a nitrogen stabilizer. More
Employees are one of the most important ingredients in our recipe for success. Through our Employee Spotlight Blog Series, we like to highlight the people who serve our customers! Chris Geguzis has been part of the Stutsman team since 1994. He is currently the official Parts Manager and unofficial funny guy of the company. Let’s learn more about Chris! More
In 2017, there were 23,300,000 acres planted to corn and soybeans in Iowa. Over half of these acres spent 5-6 months bare and vulnerable to erosion. On our pursuit to be better stewards of the land, we must do better at protecting the soil that funds our livelihoods. One way to accomplish this is through cover crops. More
Employees are one of the most important ingredients in our recipe for success. Through our Employee Spotlight Blog Series, we like to highlight the people who serve our customers! Derek Shalla found his passion for agriculture at a young age through his family’s farm and 4-H involvement. Since 2009, he has been selling equipment/precision ag technology for the Stutsman team! More