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What’s The Deal with Glyphosate? Being Sure To Look At “Apples to Apples”

I have heard some of our agronomists and staff talking a lot about different glyphosate offerings for 2016. It seems that every generic supplier out there has their version of glyphosate to sell. There are different “types” of glyphosate on the market- different salts of the glyphosate base acid, as well as different analyses of

Wheat Growers Member-Owners Earn Record Patronage Dividend

Wheat Grower’s Board of Directors approved a record $16 million qualified patronage allocation for 2015, with $6.4 million paid in cash.

“This dividend is possible thanks to solid financial results for the fiscal year and the continued strength of our balance sheet,” Chief Financial Officer Blake Bomesberger

Fall Residuals - Too Late?

As we wrap up harvest and continue to apply fertilizer, a few questions have been received about whether we are entirely too late in the season to apply fall pre-emergence herbicides for the upcoming soybean season. The short answer is that agronomically- NO, we still have time. The issue may come down to more of an equipment issue than an

The Bins Are Full...Now What?

The Harvest has been bountiful and the bins are filling up or are already full. Now that we are venturing into late fall and early winter, do you have a plan for the grain in that bin? Prices have been depressed from what many have become accustomed to prior to the last couple of seasons. This has caused a pull back in protecting price and

October is National Cooperative Month

With October being National Cooperative Month, what a great opportunity to share the Top 10 reasons to be a member of Wheat Growers!