February 22, 2018

LAKE PEPIN ICE MEASUREMENTS

The US Army Corps of Engineers made their first ice measurement on Lake Pepin for the season.  Lake Pepin is typically the last barrier to open navigation on the upper Mississippi River. They [Read More]

MAKE YOUR SMARTPHONE WORK HARDER

by Tyrell Treptow  TyrellT@agpartners.net Here are a few apps you might want to check out to get more use out of your smartphone! Climate FieldView Current field level weather GPS [Read More]

ADVANCE TRADING MARKET OUTLOOK 2-14-18

In this market outlook video from Advance Trading, Brian Basting reviews information from the February USDA WASDE report.  He also looks at the recent and forecast weather in Argentina as that has [Read More]

ARE YOU READY FOR CALVING?

by LeeAnn Waugh     leeannw@agpartners.net Ready or not, here are a few tips to keep in mind. It’s cold outside! Have your calving pens and calf creep areas well bedded. In cold weather, straw [Read More]

DICAMBA FOR WEED CONTROL IN SOYBEANS: IT’S ONLY A BIT

by Matt Thoreson  MattT@agpartners.net Cordless drills and drivers have become so popular, nearly every shop has at least one.  But they aren’t much good without the correct bit to get the fastener [Read More]

“A DAY IN THE LIFE” CLASSROOM VISIT

  Producer Peter Kimball (Baldwin, WI) and nutritionist Cam Sorensen were invited to a class at Edina High School for a career presentation on the 6th of February. They covered the basics of what [Read More]

ADVANCE TRADING MARKET OUTLOOK 2-6-18

In this market outlook video from Advance Trading, Brian Basting previews the February USDA WASDE report.  He also updates the stages of production and weather outlooks for Argentina and Brazilian [Read More]

CREATING A GOOD FARM PLAN

by Jeff Newman  JeffN@agpartners.net Agriculture is the best business to be involved in.  It changes with the seasons, and it brings a variety of skills and decision-making to the table.  One day [Read More]

DAIRY SEMINAR 2018: MANAGING DAIRY OPPORTUNITIES

By Spence Driver  spenced@agpartners.net The annual Ag Partners Dairy Seminar was held January 24, 2018 at Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Red Wing, MN.  We had great speakers this year, [Read More]

BIG BUSHEL CLUB WINNERS

The winners of the 15th Annual Big Bushel Club Yield Contest were recently announced! First Place:  Grobe Farms, DeKalb 62-08, 289.16 bpa Second Place:  Brent & Jake Stelling, DeKalb 54-38, [Read More]