How to Effectively Apply Fertilizer This Spring

How to Effectively Apply Fertilizer This Spring

  By: Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist As discussed in a previous blog, the spring of 2017 is going to be challenging on several fronts. Fertilizer is one that should also demand a lot of attention. You may not be able to fertilize your crops with the same...

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Dealing with Ruts this Spring

Dealing with Ruts this Spring

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist It is no secret that discussions around what to do with ruts dominated many “coffee row” discussions this winter. These ruts developed from combines and grain carts operating in wet fields last October or November. Some of...

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Tips for Seeding: Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worst

Tips for Seeding: Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worst

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist The quote from Lee Childs – “Hope for the best, plan for the worst” couldn’t be more descriptive of what growers can expect heading into spring planting. Estimates range from 2 to 2.5 million acres of unharvested crop still in...

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From my Early Days on the Farm

From my Early Days on the Farm

By: Wade Barnes There are days when I take a step back and look at where Farmers Edge is today and I am amazed. It has come a long way from a staff of two farm boys working in my basement to a team of over 350 employees, operating in 5 countries worldwide.  But to be...

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