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Budgeting with Low Grain Prices

Feb 19, 2024 | United Cooperative-Beaver Dam
With the drop in corn and soybean prices from last year it is very tempting and sometimes necessary to cut back on inputs in response to declining revenues. This, however, often becomes a double-edged sword. While saving money you might be costing yourself significant income. The...
Close up of a spray nozzle distributing a burndown herbicide.

Take Care of Early Spring Weeds Before Planting

Jan 24, 2024 | Answer Plot
If you deal with winter or spring annual weeds in your fields, it's important to consider including a spring burndown herbicide application. Winter annuals, including marestail, resume growing as soon as temperatures get warm. Not only do they steal water and nutrients from t...
Crop protection sprayer parked in front of grain bins.

3 Tips to Optimize Pre-emergence Weed Control

Jan 03, 2024 | Answer Plot
Drought conditions, expanding herbicide resistance and limited herbicide availability mean you may not have achieved the weed control you expected last season. That could create more challenges for management this year, requiring a proactive plan to limit yield loss. Use these ti...

Reflections on the Unpredictable 2023 Growing Season: A Roller Coaster Ride in Wisconsin

Dec 18, 2023 | United Cooperative-Beaver Dam
As 2023 comes to an end, I can't help but reflect on the roller coaster growing season we had this year. Planting conditions were as good as ever before across all of Wisconsin, which led to the fastest planting season ever. Then we all just struggled to catch rains. Most of ...

Reflecting on a Year of Growth: United Cooperative's 2023 Success Story

Dec 18, 2023 | United Cooperative-Beaver Dam
As we close out 2023, I want to reflect on the tremendous momentum we have experienced this year. Our employees and facilities functioned at a very high level, creating growth, timely service, and demand. I want to thank the employees for their commitment and dedication and our m...

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