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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!!
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 […]