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Winter 2020 | RVC Insights

River Valley Cooperative's RVC Insights magazine is published bi-annually for member-owners and customers. Recently published, the 2020 Winter Edition features a look into a local family's farm who has comitted their time and land to the growth of pollinators. You'll also find details and photos of capitol improvements, information on the grand opening of the new agronomy facility in Camp Grove, Illinois, a look back at highlights of 2019, and donations made to local charities and organizations. 

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    3 Tips to Maximize the ROI Potential on Micronutrient Applications
    3 Tips to Maximize the ROI Potential on Micronutrient Applications
    Apr 08, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Compared to macronutrients, which are generally applied in hundreds of pounds per acre, micronutrients might seem less critical for plant nutrition. Although crops may only require small quantities of micronutrients, without them critical functions within the plant are halted...
    Make This Adjustment to Help Reduce Dicamba Drift Potential in 2020
    Make This Adjustment to Help Reduce Dicamba Drift Potential in 2020
    Apr 06, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Exciting new research from WinField United reinforces and broadens findings from earlier this year regarding the control of fine particle drift. What we found First, WinField United researchers recently discovered that even if a drift reduction adjuvant (DRA) is included in...
    Look Beyond Your Seed’s Traits for Successful Weed Control
    Look Beyond Your Seed’s Traits for Successful Weed Control
    Apr 06, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Planting herbicide-resistant seed is the new norm for most farmers. And while postemergence applications are certainly important, to protect the trait technology and to get more effective weed control, it’s crucial to build a season-long strategy that relies on layered...
    Help Protect Your Nitrogen With the Right Stabilizer
    Help Protect Your Nitrogen With the Right Stabilizer
    Apr 06, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Did you know that up to 28% of nitrogen that farmers apply will be lost due to volatility, leaching and denitrification? The average loss in the Upper Mississippi Basin is 39 pounds per acre. 1 Many farmers compensate by overapplying nitrogen to their fields. But with budgets...
    Achieve the Full Potential of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend and Enlist E3 Soybean Traits
    Achieve the Full Potential of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend and Enlist E3 Soybean Traits
    Apr 03, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Weed control in soybeans used to be fairly simple. Roundup Ready ® soybeans were the go-to for many growers looking for a convenient solution to manage weeds. But the high selection pressure put on Roundup Ready soybeans over the years has led to herbicide-resistant weeds...
    Get the Facts on Fallow Syndrome
    Get the Facts on Fallow Syndrome
    Apr 02, 2020 | Answer Plot
    Fallow syndrome is probably something you haven’t thought about much in recent years, but with a record number of prevent-plant acres in 2019, it’s become a hot topic. Crops planted this season on prevent-plant acres that were left bare in 2019 could be at risk for early...

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