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    Fall Burndown Best Practices: Part 1
    Fall Burndown Best Practices: Part 1
    Sep 22, 2017 | Answer Plot
    On this episode of The Deal With Yield®, hosts Joel and Kyle welcome agronomist Andy Schmidt to discuss the importance of managing tough-to-control weeds for next season with a fall burndown this fall. Hear Andy’s tips for ensuring these applications are effective.
    Dial Up the R7® Tool Lite
    Dial Up the R7® Tool Lite
    Sep 20, 2017 | Answer Tech
    NOTE: To use the R7® Tool Lite, you will need to have access to the Answer Tech® web portal through your local WinField United retailer.    The R7® Tool Lite is a new version of the R7® Tool designed specif
    2018 Election Results
    2018 Election Results
    Sep 20, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative has announced the results of its 2018 Board of Directors election.
    8 Tips for Corn Harvest Success
    8 Tips for Corn Harvest Success
    Sep 19, 2017 | Answer Plot
    As another growing season nears its end and you’re busy with a million different things, is there anything you can do to help ensure an orderly corn harvest? Here are some tips that could help you keep things on track.  1. Make sure your equipment is prepped and rea
    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.
    Nutrient Management With Cover Crops
    Nutrient Management With Cover Crops
    Sep 13, 2017 | Answer Plot
    Depending on your geography, planting a cover crop for nutrient and erosion benefits can make a lot of sense. Nutrient management can be tricky, however. Here are some factors to consider to determine if growing a cover crop is practical for you.  1.  You have some a
    Keeping Nutrients Where They Belong
    Keeping Nutrients Where They Belong
    Sep 11, 2017 | Answer Tech
    As a farmer, you know that proper nutrient management plays a major role in water stewardship and optimal crop production.   At Sunrise Cooperative in Fremont, Ohio, we know that, too. And with the help of cutting-edge ag technology tools, we are helping safeguard...
    Does Fall Burndown Pay Off?
    Does Fall Burndown Pay Off?
    Sep 06, 2017 | Answer Plot
    For farmers who adopt minimum- or no-till practices, controlling weeds throughout the fall can be crucial — particularly for winter annual weeds like marestail and perennials such as dandelions. Overwintered marestail, for example, is very difficult to control in the...
    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.
    Tips for Capturing and Using Harvest Data
    Tips for Capturing and Using Harvest Data
    Sep 05, 2017 | Answer Tech
    It’s important to not only capture yield data, but to also leverage its full value. Here are five tips to get the most from your data.  1. Rank harvest order by biomass. A number of ag technology tools can measure the crop biomass of various fields.
    Make Every Soybean Count at Harvest
    Make Every Soybean Count at Harvest
    Sep 05, 2017 | Answer Plot
    As we near the finish line with this year’s soybean crop, it’s time to focus on capturing the maximum number of bushels at harvest. Losing just three to four soybeans per square foot can reduce yield by 1 bushel per acre and quickly take a bite out of bottom-line...
    Identifying Peak Maturity
    Identifying Peak Maturity
    Aug 29, 2017 | Answer Tech
    With harvest rapidly approaching, crop development is heading into the home stretch. Now’s the time to keep a close eye on crop maturity and moisture levels to help identify the right time for harvest. Knowing when crops have reached peak moisture will help you ensure...
    Five Things Farmers Are Doing to Protect Waterways
    Five Things Farmers Are Doing to Protect Waterways
    Aug 29, 2017 | Answer Plot
    August is designated as Water Quality Month, and it’s a time to recognize what farmers are doing to keep our water clean. Here are five practices that some farmers are already implementing.  Conservation buffers Conservation buffers are commonly seen
    A Look into the Museum of Modern Agriculture
    A Look into the Museum of Modern Agriculture
    Aug 22, 2017 | Answer Plot
    Last summer, the WinField Crop Adventure exhibit was unveiled at Fair Oaks Farms®, a family-friendly, agrotourism destination in Fair Oaks, Indiana. The purpose of the WinField Crop Adventure is to inform people, especially those who d
    Setting the Standard for Boom Spraying
    Setting the Standard for Boom Spraying
    Aug 15, 2017 | Answer Plot
    The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), a standards-developing organization for food, agricultural and biological systems, presented an award to the committee who authored ASABE S592.1: Best Management Practices for
    Start Seeding Your 2018 Trait Strategy Now
    Start Seeding Your 2018 Trait Strategy Now
    Aug 09, 2017 | Answer Plot
    While having the latest corn traits can represent a significant investment, they ultimately offer tremendous benefits. Here is a look at how traits have served farmers in my area of the western Corn Belt this season and how planning your seed purchases for 2018 now can help...
    Plan Ahead for Soybean Success
    Plan Ahead for Soybean Success
    Aug 01, 2017 | Answer Plot
    One of the largest soybean crops ever planted in the United States is underway this season. While lower market prices may have prompted many farmers to take a closer look at soybean production, our research is showing that solid genetics coupled with innovative technology are...
    The Future of In-Season Management
    The Future of In-Season Management
    Jul 26, 2017 | Answer Tech
    How would you like a look into the future? The R7® Field Forecasting Tool is a new web-based crop modeling offering from WinField United that uses field-specific information, as well as data from the Answer Plot® Program and
    Not Your Grandfather’s Silo
    Not Your Grandfather’s Silo
    Jul 06, 2017 | Answer Tech
    In the heat of the growing season, there aren’t enough hours in the day to accomplish everything you need to do in the field, much less have time to download, store and analyze data. Right? Not exactly. Having quality data to help you make critical agronomic and...
    Making Waves in Irrigation-Management Technology
    Making Waves in Irrigation-Management Technology
    Jun 21, 2017 | Answer Tech
    The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, recently announced its acquisition of HydroBio, an agriculture software company based in Denver, Colorado. HydroBio uses a combination o
    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.
    Get a Bird’s-Eye View of Your Fields
    Get a Bird’s-Eye View of Your Fields
    Jun 15, 2017 | Answer Tech
    With the growing season well underway, it’s time to focus on how crops are faring in the field. Are weeds taking over? Have insects or disease arrived? Are crop nutrient levels adequate? An efficient way to monitor crop progress is with in-season imagery.  ...
    Survey Details Farmers’ Data Management Views
    Survey Details Farmers’ Data Management Views
    Jun 06, 2017 | Answer Tech
    A recent article on Farm Journal’s agprofessional.com website cited results from the Field Data Management Practices Grower Survey
    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.
    Trusted Partner Aker Offers New Scouting App
    Trusted Partner Aker Offers New Scouting App
    May 31, 2017 | Answer Tech
    As farmers and retailers, we know it’s important to have the latest news and insights about tools that can make using on-farm technology easier. To help you sort through the complex market, WinField United partners with highly regarded precision ag companies to identify...
    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!
    January Safety Tip: Snow Shoveling
    January Safety Tip: Snow Shoveling
    Jan 12, 2017 | Sunrise Cooperative
    It’s that time of the season when we must take the shovel in hand.
    December Safety Tip: Children on the Farm
    December Safety Tip: Children on the Farm
    Dec 08, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    The good news is that you, as a parent or caregiver, can play a major role in preventing injuries on farms.
    November Safety Tip: Cold Weather Transition
    November Safety Tip: Cold Weather Transition
    Nov 11, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    This time of year can be a welcomed relief for those who enjoy cooler working conditions but we find our worksites going through changes that could lead to an injury.
    Ag Leader & Sunrise Grower Loyalty Program
    Ag Leader & Sunrise Grower Loyalty Program
    Oct 17, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    The SPS team is on hand to walk you through Ag Leader Upgrades and we offer a Grower Loyalty Finance Program to assist with Ag Leader purchases.
    Joining Forces for Cancer Research
    Joining Forces for Cancer Research
    Oct 12, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative has joined forces with other cooperatives to raise money for cancer research.
    October Safety Tip: Share the Road
    October Safety Tip: Share the Road
    Oct 03, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative, Inc. reminds everyone that safety is top priority and this fall harvest is no exception.
    4R Reminders for the Fall
    4R Reminders for the Fall
    Sep 27, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Review some key 4R Nutrient Stewardship tips for the fall.
    Ag Leader Promotion
    Ag Leader Promotion
    Sep 21, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Sunrise Cooperative is an Ag Leader dealer and has a limited time offer available.
    Uniopolis Grain Traffic Flow
    Uniopolis Grain Traffic Flow
    Sep 01, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Due to construction, the traffic flow at Sunrise Cooperative’s Uniopolis Grain facility will follow a different route for the 2016 fall harvest season.
    What do you have in common with cheesy fish crackers?
    What do you have in common with cheesy fish crackers?
    Aug 31, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Nearly one-half to two-thirds of the wheat intake for Sunrise is sent to Star of the West Milling Company.
    Monthly Safety Tip: September
    Monthly Safety Tip: September
    Aug 31, 2016 | Sunrise Cooperative
    Harvest is right around the corner and here are a couple things to keep in mind when it comes to safety.

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