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Seed Times

River Valley Cooperative's Seed Times is a monthly publication produced to highlight agronomic insights and product information in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. 

Be sure to check out this special issue! Highlights includes:
July highlights include:
  • A look at cover crop seeding methods and timelines
  • Maximizing yields with the use of a fungicide
  • Japanese beetles in corn and soybean fields and damage to watch for

July Seed Times

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Industry News

    2020 Corn Seed Selection: Episode 99
    2020 Corn Seed Selection: Episode 99
    Aug 16, 2019 | Answer Plot
    Why Adopt Ag Tech?: Episode 98
    Why Adopt Ag Tech?: Episode 98
    Aug 09, 2019 | Answer Tech
    Plan for Seed Purchases After a Tough Year
    Plan for Seed Purchases After a Tough Year
    Aug 08, 2019 | Answer Plot
    As we saw this year, environmental conditions can throw a wrench in even the best laid-out crop management plans. Many farmers saw historic rainfall, planting was delayed and some acres were abandoned altogether. You’ll never be able to predict what the season will bring...
    Tech Can Help Farmers Finish 2019 Strong
    Tech Can Help Farmers Finish 2019 Strong
    Aug 08, 2019 | Answer Tech
    In a year where excessive rainfall has delayed planting and forced many farmers to plant in less-than-ideal conditions, making the case that ag technology is more valuable than ever can seem difficult. But actually, the utility and value of tech tools are amplified under more...
    Don't Let a Boron Deficit Compromise Your Corn
    Don't Let a Boron Deficit Compromise Your Corn
    Aug 07, 2019 | Answer Plot
    You don’t need me to tell you that the 2019 growing season has been one of extremes. By and large, we’ve had far too much rain over wide swaths of the country. Besides having a potentially negative effect on crop yields come harvest, there can be a host of other...
    5 Questions to Consider for 2020 Seed and Input Decisions
    5 Questions to Consider for 2020 Seed and Input Decisions
    Aug 06, 2019 | Answer Plot
    Selecting the right seed for the upcoming season is important, and you no doubt consider factors such as yield potential, soil type, population, fertility, standability and past performance when doing so. And though everyone wants the highest-yielding option, that particular...