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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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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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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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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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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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Internship Opportunity

Mar 17 •

River Country Cooperative is offering paid internships to students seeking a bachelor’s degree in agriculture. Over the course of the summer, you will be gaining knowledge with precision agriculture programs through such as variable rate fertilizer, soil sampling, and nitrogen programs. You will also learn about our products through daily observations. Qualifications: Current full time student seeking […]

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Importance of Pre- Herbicides

Feb 6 •

Source: Bayer Chemical Company With the number of herbicide resistant weeds growing in the United States, and slowly creeping up to our neck of the woods; scientists believe that the best option we have is using a no tolerance rule, or using pre-herbicides with residuals and multiple modes of action.  This will give the fields […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Add Cover Crops to Your Rotation

Nov 30 •

When it comes to planning a crop rotation, cover crops are not usually part of the conversation, but Johnny Hunter of Avert, Missouri says perhaps they should be. “We’ve found cover crops offer many advantages,” Hunter says. “We started incorporating cover crops into our fields in 2013 and we’re now covering more than half of […]

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