NuTech Lifestyle Blog

Welcome to the NuTech Lifestyle blog. We talk about the NuTech Lifestyle a lot and this blog is a chance to explore what that really means—putting success, enjoyment and family at the center of all we do. We’ll cover lots of topics and share voices from many different contributors and perspectives. After all, there’s no one way to live the NuTech Lifestyle. It’s all about how each of us appreciates what makes farm life so special. Enjoy!

Why wait? Insights into early soybean planting

NuTech Lead Agronomist Brad Johnson explains why planting your soybeans early might make sense this year.   Back when I first started working with farmers, everyone used to choose their planting dates based on the calendar. Corn always went in first, followed by...

Agronomy Update: A Case for Optimum® AcreMax® Leptra™

We’ve observed many instances of heavy corn earworm infestations over the last few years throughout NuTech Seed’s footprint.  Corn earworm are a migratory pest that overwinter in warmer areas in the southern states.  Overwintering mortality rates may likely be less...

Agronomy Update:  Fallow Syndrome by Chris Adams, CCA

Agronomy Update: Fallow Syndrome by Chris Adams, CCA

Record numbers of acres went to preventative planting after the challenging spring of 2019, and fallow syndrome is a concern if nothing was grown on these acres.  The following is a description of fallow syndrome by the University of Minnesota Extension, “When there’s...

Make the most of your downtime

Make the most of your downtime

It’s been a long and challenging harvest season, and while you’re no doubt busy making plans for this year, winter is a great time to take all those things that fell off your to-do list throughout the year and make them a priority. Here are 10 ways to recharge your...

Sharing Christmas Blessings

Sharing Christmas Blessings

Stacie Lewis, who is married to NuTech DSM Darren Lewis, shares her Christmas Blessings with children in need. “Do you have a Christmas tree? We don’t even have a Christmas Tree this year.” Heartbreaking conversations like this with students at the local school—where...