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Senate Confirms Perdue as Ag Secretary

Sonny Perdue will be the first Southerner in the post in more than 2 decades – See more at:

Nitrogen Stewardship, Step #2: Split Applying Your Nitrogen Investment

Last month I covered the first step in Nitrogen Stewardship, Nitrogen Stabilizers.  This month, I am going to cover

Herbicide Resistance: The Numbing Numbers From The Weed Wars

Although the list of herbicide-resistant weeds is a long one, industry insiders point out that some varieties are much more problematic than others, such as waterhemp.

Reduce Stress with Automated Fuel

Today’s agricultural developments make it possible for farmers to guarantee appropriate fuel supply without lifting a finger – a capability that wasn’t available a decade ago.

Managing Cover Crops This Spring

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey shared a number of spring management tips for farmers new to growing cover crops.

Key Cooperative Celebrates General Manager Retirement; Interim Announced

On March 31, 2017, Key Cooperative celebrated the retirement of General Manager Jim Magnuson after 19 years of serving as GM.

Cover Crops in Corn and Soybeans

Key Cooperative member to host field day, April 6 near Leighton

Does History Actually Repeat?

There appears to be a substantial number of bushels and producers that are hoping that history will repeat. Another

Nitrogen Stewardship, Step One: Protecting Your Nitrogen Investment

Nitrates have been the buzzword in the statewide media for the past two years. Most of the talk started

The Journey of a General Manager

The US cooperative story dates back to the mid-1700’s and is even tied to Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin. Though
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