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Wheat Growers Insights for Field and Farm

Spring is Approaching fast - Increased Acres?

With spring approaching fast, visit with your sales agronomist to make sure you have a plan put together for all your inputs, especially seed and fertilizer.  With what looks like many acres coming back into production from previous years, make sure you have seed to cover those acres.  Wheat Growers has a very good supply of
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Fertilizer - Is it too late?

Some thoughts this morning as we have just concluded a meeting with all our Sales Agronomists:

Surveys show that about 35% of the farmers in our trade territory still need to finish purchasing their fertilizer for this year's crop.  That adds up to a bunch of fertilizer that needs to be sourced, trucked into our area,
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Soil Sampling and Results

Now is a great time to get the maps made to finish up any last minute soil sampling before spring.  This is a huge time saver for your operation and also Wheat Growers.  If the samples were taken last fall, now would be a good time to review the results and make sure the right plan is in place for spring


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Urea Prices Strong

Urea pricing is significantly stronger and is expected to continue to strengthen into spring.  Domestic production has had some unexpected problems and it is very late in the season for foreign vessels to get here in a timely manner.  Expect continued increases in urea pricing through Spring.


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High Angle Rope Rescue

Wheat Growers lowers someone down 150 feet from catwalk.
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