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    WinField United Tech Updates in the Works
    WinField United Tech Updates in the Works
    May 24, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Updates to the R7® Tool are now in place to make it easier for you and your agronomist to monitor in-season challenges and make creating management zones more robust. Also, keep an eye out for updates to the Answer Tech® website later this summer. Here’s a list...
    Eye in the Sky: What Satellite Imagery Can do For You
    Eye in the Sky: What Satellite Imagery Can do For You
    May 24, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Host Jon Zuk is joined by WinField United technology manager, Mary Pat Sass to discuss using satellite imagery to monitor crops and make in-season adjustments. They cover the benefits of using imagery together with boots-on-the-ground scouting and Mary Pat shares her...
    Trusting Technology for Nutrient Applications: One Farmer’s Story
    Trusting Technology for Nutrient Applications: One Farmer’s Story
    May 18, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Last season, a number of farmers tested the new R7® Field Forecasting Tool, which uses historical weather data, field information and tissue sampling results to help determine optimal timing and rates for nutrient applications.   Recently, I spoke with Leigh Barry...
    Sparking an Honest Conversation With Consumers
    Sparking an Honest Conversation With Consumers
    May 18, 2018 | Answer Plot
    This year at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX, Land O’Lakes hosted The Food Effect experience to help close the gap between farm fields and family tables. Thousands of attendees were drawn in by interactive exhibits, entertainment and guest speakers to learn...
    Make the Most of Your Fungicide Application
    Make the Most of Your Fungicide Application
    May 15, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Will it pay to apply a fungicide this year? If we could look into the future, it would be easy to make that call today. Since that’s impossible, my best advice is to use data and common sense to determine the best course of action to protect plant health.  Start wit
    Answering Farmer Questions: Part Two
    Answering Farmer Questions: Part Two
    May 11, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Hosts Joel and Jon continue answering farmer questions on this episode of The Deal With Yield®. The two discuss implementing automation, employing digital twin technology and finding work-life balance.
    Use Tech to Amp Up Alfalfa Production
    Use Tech to Amp Up Alfalfa Production
    May 10, 2018 | Answer Tech
    We often hear about technology being used to optimize corn and soybean crops. But how can a highly specialized crop like alfalfa best leverage tech throughout the growing season?   Here are some ways to use technology tools to help optimize your alfalfa crop this year. ...
    2018 Plots & Trials Have Begun
    2018 Plots & Trials Have Begun
    May 07, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    It’s that time of year again! The Sunrise Precision Solutions team has begun the Sunrise Cooperative plot and trial system for 2018.
    Have you seen the pink trucks
    Have you seen the pink trucks
    May 07, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    As 2017 drew to a close, the five co-ops now involved — United Landmark, Heritage Cooperative, Sunrise Cooperative, Centerra Cooperative and Premier-Ag — were pleased to announce that, together, they had raised more than one million dollars
    Answering Farmer Questions: Part One
    Answering Farmer Questions: Part One
    May 04, 2018 | Answer Plot
    On this episode of the Deal With Yield, Joel Wipperfurth and Jon Zuk answer questions they received from farmers at this year’s Commodity Classic tradeshow. The two discuss industry inquiries ranging from dicamba use to the impact of mergers.
    Do Your Micronutrient Levels Measure Up?
    Do Your Micronutrient Levels Measure Up?
    May 03, 2018 | Answer Plot
    By this time, most farmers have a good idea of how much nitrogen they plan to apply to their crops, but many haven’t given much thought to micronutrient fertilizers. The fact is, insufficient micronutrients can be just as detrimental to crop development as a...
    Early-Season Considerations to Protect Yield
    Early-Season Considerations to Protect Yield
    May 02, 2018 | Answer Plot
    As I consider the current weather conditions and what they mean for the season, my attention turns to scouting. Checking crop conditions frequently and thoroughly will help you determine action needed to protect yield potential.  Early-season considerations
    Establishing a Safety Culture
    Establishing a Safety Culture
    May 01, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative has built a culture that emphasizes safety in the workplace.
    Keep Nitrogen in the Root Zone
    Keep Nitrogen in the Root Zone
    May 01, 2018 | Answer Plot
    We all know that nitrogen is prone to leaching, especially in the spring when rain events can carry it straight from your fields into tile lines. I assumed that there would be less nitrate flow through tile lines during summer months when nitrogen uptake in the plant peaks...
    Use In-Season Tools to Illuminate Opportunities
    Use In-Season Tools to Illuminate Opportunities
    Apr 26, 2018 | Answer Tech
    During the growing season, every minute counts. Many times, extra hands are hard to come by and more hours in the day are not an option. However, quality technology that is properly leveraged can quickly detect field problems and successes to help you know exactly where to...
    Celebrating 20 Years of Insights
    Celebrating 20 Years of Insights
    Apr 26, 2018 | Answer Plot
    Joel Wipperfurth is joined by WinField United Vice President Kevin Eye on this episode of The Deal With Yield®. To commemorate the Answer Plot® program’s 20th anniversary, the guys discuss the game changing insights and memories from the past two decades and what...
    It Really Is All About You
    It Really Is All About You
    Apr 25, 2018 | Answer Plot
    For 20 years, we’ve been focused on testing every agronomic concept that might make a difference for a farmer. The Answer Plot® program has looked at the good and the bad, the new and the assumed, the maybe-this-could-wor
    Do Your Plants Need Groceries?
    Do Your Plants Need Groceries?
    Apr 23, 2018 | Answer Tech
    I recently heard an agronomist discussing high plant populations with a group of farmers. During the conversation he said that crops need “extra groceries” to match an increase in plant population. It was an interesting analogy and reminder that adequate plant...
    Sunrise Cooperative Awards $50,000 in Scholarships to Local Youth
    Sunrise Cooperative Awards $50,000 in Scholarships to Local Youth
    Apr 20, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    The annual scholarship awarded 50 students for agriculture focused essays.
    INTRODUCING: Precision Vision Podcast
    INTRODUCING: Precision Vision Podcast
    Apr 12, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Precision Vision Podcast, www.precisionvisionpodcast.com, a podcast on the topic of precision ag technology, has just been released and is available to listeners for subscription through iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and SoundCloud.
    FieldReveal Uncovers the Real Story
    FieldReveal Uncovers the Real Story
    Apr 05, 2018 | Answer Tech
    With multiple precision ag tools in the marketplace, you need to find the one that can equip you and your trusted advisor with the data you need to make your inputs work harder and help your fields thrive.  FieldReveal is a user-friendly, complete precision farming and...
    April Safety Tip: Hand, Wrist and Finger Safety
    April Safety Tip: Hand, Wrist and Finger Safety
    Apr 02, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    When working in agriculture, be aware: hand, wrist and finger injuries are among the most common ailments. Since your hands are such a vital tool, it’s important to protect them.
    Use Response-to Scores to Shape Variable-Rate RXs
    Use Response-to Scores to Shape Variable-Rate RXs
    Mar 30, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Are you and your trusted advisor starting to create variable-rate prescriptions for the hybrids you purchased to plant this spring? Use scores from the Answer Plot® program to determine your hybrids’ response to population, response to nitrogen and response to...
    The Tech Behind the Data
    The Tech Behind the Data
    Mar 20, 2018 | Answer Tech
    The Answer Plot® program generates thousands of data points each season. It wouldn’t be possible to collect, analyze and make recommendations based on this data without the use of state-of-the-art technology.   Technology helps us connect dots We often...
    Use Variable-Rate Practices to Optimize Input Efficiency
    Use Variable-Rate Practices to Optimize Input Efficiency
    Mar 12, 2018 | Answer Tech
    Variable-rate planting and applications can help you allocate your in-field investments more precisely and place inputs where they will be most effective. Here are some tips on creating variable-rate prescriptions to use this season.  1. Consult your trusted advisor...
    March Safety Tip: It's No Accident
    March Safety Tip: It's No Accident
    Mar 01, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Accidents can happen at any time in the workplace, often when you least expect them. However, many on-the-job accidents can be avoided by focusing on safe practices and taking necessary safety precautions.
    Continue Adopting Tech in 2018
    Continue Adopting Tech in 2018
    Feb 22, 2018 | Answer Tech
    As you prepare for the 2018 growing season, be sure to stay current with the latest ag technology that can help you make more informed in-season decisions. Having the capability and the flexibility to quickly alter your management plan as the situation warrants will provide...
    Sunrise Shared Stories to Celebrate National FFA Week
    Sunrise Shared Stories to Celebrate National FFA Week
    Feb 15, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise joined in the celebration of 90 years off FFA traditions during National FFA Week, February 17-24. The cooperative shared stories daily on how FFA has impacted the career path of its team members.
    February Safety Tip: Personal Protective Equipment Basics
    February Safety Tip: Personal Protective Equipment Basics
    Feb 14, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Proper use and care of personal protective equipment (PPE) is crucial to your health and safety.
    Three Years of Excellence; An Initiative to Be Replicated
    Three Years of Excellence; An Initiative to Be Replicated
    Jan 09, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program - Three Year Recap
    January Safety Tip: Prevent Farm Equipment Fires Through Safe Fueling
    January Safety Tip: Prevent Farm Equipment Fires Through Safe Fueling
    Jan 02, 2018 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Whether it’s planting season, harvesting season or any time in between, it is always important to think about safe fueling practices.
    Ohio Farmers Reminded of Winter Manure Application Best Management Practices
    Ohio Farmers Reminded of Winter Manure Application Best Management Practices
    Dec 19, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    With the winter season upon us, the Ohio Department of Agriculture Division of Soil and Water Conservation would like to remind producers and nutrient applicators of laws and restrictions on manure application.
    A Heartwarming Partnership in Agriculture
    A Heartwarming Partnership in Agriculture
    Dec 18, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Learn more about Riders Unlimited and the ways to provide support.
    December Safety Tip: Lifting Precautions for Farm Workers
    December Safety Tip: Lifting Precautions for Farm Workers
    Dec 06, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Your job involves lifting heavy loads and stooping excessively, both of which can cause serious back injury.
    November Safety Tip: Tips for Teens in Agriculture
    November Safety Tip: Tips for Teens in Agriculture
    Nov 01, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Be aware of the hazards and safety practices on a farm, especially as a young worker.
    Thank A Farmer Day!
    Thank A Farmer Day!
    Oct 12, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    October 12 is celebrated as National Farmer’s Day!
    Sunrise is Fueling the Cure for Cancer Research
    Sunrise is Fueling the Cure for Cancer Research
    Oct 06, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Fueling the Cure initiative was established to help with the battle against cancer and Sunrise Cooperative, Inc. is lending a hand in the fight.
    October Safety Tip: Avoiding Farm Machinery Hazards
    October Safety Tip: Avoiding Farm Machinery Hazards
    Oct 02, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Many times, workers suffer injuries because of human error from taking a shortcut, ignoring warning signs, not paying attention or not following safety rules.
    2018 Election Results
    2018 Election Results
    Sep 20, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative has announced the results of its 2018 Board of Directors election.
    Keeping Nutrients Where They Belong
    Keeping Nutrients Where They Belong
    Sep 14, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    As a farmer, you know that proper nutrient management plays a major role in water stewardship and optimal crop production.
    Improving Facilities: Spotlight on Starbuck Road
    Improving Facilities: Spotlight on Starbuck Road
    Sep 14, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Construction is well underway at Sunrise Cooperative’s Starbuck Road location.
    Improving our Facilities: Spotlight on Uniopolis
    Improving our Facilities: Spotlight on Uniopolis
    Sep 06, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise is dedicated to servicing our member-owners through state-of-the-art facilities.
    Getting More Precise with Water Stewardship
    Getting More Precise with Water Stewardship
    Jun 21, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative uses precision tools to help protect critical watershed areas.
    June Safety Tip: Prevent Heat Sickness When Working Outdoors
    June Safety Tip: Prevent Heat Sickness When Working Outdoors
    Jun 05, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Outdoor workers are especially vulnerable to heat-related illnesses because they spend the majority of the day outside in direct sunlight. Be sure to stay cool and keep safe from heat illnesses.
    May Safety Tip: Beating the Heat by Staying Hydrated
    May Safety Tip: Beating the Heat by Staying Hydrated
    May 01, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Staying hydrated is important to keep all your body functions running smoothly.
    Sunrise Announces College Scholarship Recipients
    Sunrise Announces College Scholarship Recipients
    Apr 14, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise awarded $50,000 in college scholarships.
    April Safety Tip: First-Aid
    April Safety Tip: First-Aid
    Apr 05, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Review six first-aid tips that are important while working.
    Sunrise Employee Directory
    Sunrise Employee Directory
    Feb 24, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    We strive to offer you the best choices delivered by the best team.
    February Safety Tip: National Heart Month
    February Safety Tip: National Heart Month
    Feb 07, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    February is National Heart Health Month.
    Get your Ducks in a Row with TerraStar
    Get your Ducks in a Row with TerraStar
    Feb 06, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Let TerraStar give you 2”- 4” repeatable accuracy free for five days!

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