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Le Center Agronomy Center Update

Aug 7 •

As we build our new south plant we thought we could fly over it weekly to give you updates! these are the updates so far. We started pouring concrete. Our estimated finished date is 10-31-2018.   Here is the Youtube Video:  

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Agronomy, Uncategorized

Private Applicators License Renewal

Jan 23 •

Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Licenses expire in Minnesota on March 1st.  If yours is expiring this year please take steps to renew it.  Contact your agronomy sales person if you need help.   Regulation and penalties have become stricter and we will require producer compliance.  You will not be able to purchase restricted use chemicals without […]

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Agronomy, Announcements

Dicamba Training

Jan 12 •

If you plan on spraying your own Dicamba on soybeans (i.e. Xtendimax, Enginia, or Flexipan) this year, the national registered label requires you to go to one of these meetings to be compliant this year: January 24th 3-5pm Wilmar Confrence Center- Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Production Meeting 240 23rd Street SE Wilmar, MN 56201   […]

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Agronomy

Variable Rate Seeding

Jan 10 •

Picture yourself harvesting just a couple months ago.  Some acres had a phenomenal yield, while others (i.e. on top of hills, and wet spots)  were not the best.  What if you could manage that and get better yields on the good ground and manageable yields on your worse ground.  River Country Coop’s Precision team has […]

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Agronomy

New Dicamba Restrictions

Dec 27 •

As many of us know, Dicamba is primarily used for controlling post-emergence broadleaf weeds. We have seen the beauty of Dicamba as well as the ugly. To diminish the ugly, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture has placed new restrictions for the 2018 growing season. These new restrictions are in addition to all previous restrictions. To […]

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Agronomy, Announcements

Fall Update

Oct 17 •

Fall is here, and as the combines start rolling two questions may come to mind; how are these varieties yielding? & did I have enough nutrients on my field? River Country’s precision team is ready to go this fall with weigh wagons to help assess your yields, acre by acre. Once the crop is off […]

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Agronomy

Dekalb/Asgrow Announcement

Aug 21 •

River Country Cooperative’s mission is to provide you access to the latest seeds, traits, crop protection, fertilizer, application and adjacent enabling technologies along with service beyond the acre for you to reach your optimal production potential. We continually review these offerings to ensure we are true to our agronomy mission statement. Beginning immediately for the […]

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Agronomy

Taking a Closer Look at Germination

May 10 •

Producers may wonder how cold soil temperatures can affect newly planted corn and soybean seeds. Ultimately, neither corn nor soybeans should be damaged from imbibitional chilling if soil temperatures do not dip into the low 40s within 48 hours of planting. The following (from UNL Extension) provides additional information to consider: IMBIBITIONAL CHILLING INJURY IN […]

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Agronomy

Have a Safe Spring Season

Apr 12 •

River Country Cooperatives number one priority is safety for ourselves and our customers. As we are starting the 2017 season we want to remind everyone to be courteous of the people driving tractors and trucks hauling equipment. Be aware of caution triangles and flashing lights. Take your time and be safe!!

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Agronomy, Announcements

Seed Delivery

Mar 29 •

Thank you to everyone who stopped out at Randolph to pick up their seed last week! If you haven’t gotten your seed yet and would like it delivered, please call Joel: 507-381-1904 or Joe: 612-685-3096 to get on the route.

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