Summer Agronomy Watchlist

Summer Agronomy Watchlist

I hope your summer is going well and your fields are coming along nicely! While your crops ripen, it’s important to remain vigilant to weed, disease and pest threats across the Corn Belt. Agronomic concerns are always very specific to geography, but there are some...
Agronomy Update

Agronomy Update

Greetings to all our NuTech customers for an agronomy update from Northern and Central Illinois. I wanted to share what I have seen in various areas of Illinois the last couple weeks. NW Illinois: Corn crop coming along well, despite some flooding along the...
Early Planted Fields Followed by Cold Weather

Early Planted Fields Followed by Cold Weather

A number of corn and soybean acres were planted in NuTech’s central and southern footprint before this current 4-5-day cold snap.  Soil temperatures along I-80 in central Iowa dropped from 54°F on April 7th to 43°F a week later and will likely drop a couple more...
Reasons to Use Fungicide This Season

Reasons to Use Fungicide This Season

Ryan Booton, Sales Agronomist, gives his take on why fungicide is worth your time and investment.   Here are my top 5 reasons for using fungicides in your soybean fields: Adjustable application timing: Soybeans are typically treated with fungicide at R3, when...