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Wheat Growers Insights for Field and Farm

Fall Residuals - Not Too Late!

Now is not too late for growers to apply herbicide treatments to your fields to control weeds and help ensure a good start for spring planting! Fall residuals target early weeds next spring and can help speed warmup at planting. In addition, burndown targeting perennials, like thistles and dandelion, as well as fall grasses and fall
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Check Your Winter Wheat Fields - Aphids Are Lurking

I received a note yesterday about aphids appearing in winter wheat fields in the southern Wheat Growers territory. I also saw a report from SDSU about the subject. With the warm fall conditions creating fairly lush top growth on winter wheat stands, it is imperative that you go take a good look at those fields. The primary aphid being found
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Soybean Harvest Trends

Here are just a few things I have noticed so far during fall soybean harvest.
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Reminder on EPA Clean Water Act

Notice: Comment period has been extended to November 14, 2014
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Patron Letter - Fall 2014

Valued Patron:

In an effort to keep you informed of the decisions made by your cooperative this past year as they relate to yearend tax planning we have summarized several key points below for 2014:

Old Year Equity – Wheat Grower’s Board of Directors has voted to pay out $2.6 million in old
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