How to be profitable with low-commodity prices

January 5, 2018 - Dale Longwell, Certified Crop Advisor In an appointment a few weeks ago, Mark Denzler sat down with one of our key accounts to review the farm’s results from 2017.  The 2017 spring was pretty brutal in many eastern Indiana counties.  This particular farm had a rough…

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Re-Post : 1st Choice offering seed options for area farmers

December 6, 2017 - *Original Reporting and Publication from FarmWorld newspaper* By STARR MILLER Indiana Correspondent RUSHVILLE, Ind. — It is no secret that the agricultural world, and the seed company sector specifically, is experiencing a trend of massive consolidations. Some of the largest companies are swallowing some of…

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The 101 on late harvesting soybeans

November 13, 2017 - Dale Longwell, Seed Specialist  Like many of you farmers out there, I’ve been struggling to get my soybean harvest complete. So far, yield loss has not occurred. If freezing ice does happen, however, it could inevitably become an issue for myself and other farms near…

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President's Corner

Grandpa Bob’s Question about GMO’s

July 25, 2014 - Last month I met Grandpa Bob for the first time. He is the grandfather of my soon to be son-in-law Matt. Bob is a very spry and active octogenarian with a keen wit and great smile. After the usual introductory pleasantries, we talked about where…

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