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Case Study: Risk Management and Yield Optimization

Case Study: Risk Management and Yield Optimization

About: Mark Keating and his family have been farming for more than 100 years, producing a variety of crops ranging from yellow peas, canola, and soybeans to hemp, oats, and barley. While many growers find it challenging to maintain one business, Mark Keating owns and...
Weed of the Year? Three Tips for Dealing with Kochia

Weed of the Year? Three Tips for Dealing with Kochia

Thom Weir, Farmers Edge Senior Precision Agronomist A couple of years ago, I wrote a series of blogs under the heading The Weed of The Week. This blog today might very well be titled The Weed of the Year. From what I have seen in the fields, along with the phone calls...
How to Profit on Protein Premiums

How to Profit on Protein Premiums

Thom Weir, Farmers Edge Senior Precision Agronomist I spoke with a crop consultant this week in western Kansas, where the harvesting season is well underway. He noted that not only was he seeing protein coming in lower than anticipated, but it was also lower than...