Agronomy


Jun 07, 2024

by Norm

While spring weather typically can be unpredictable, this year’s El Niño and La Niña are bringing pronounced temperature fluctuations that are impacting growers. In particular, the above-average temperatures in Canada are making chem spraying more challenging. Spraying under difficult conditions can


Jun 05, 2024

by FBN Network

If you’re planning a sidedress fertilizer application of nitrogen (N) for your crops, consider utilizing a nitrogen stabilizer to maximize that application and help improve yield and quality. In this post, we’ll cover: Why Does Nitrogen Loss Occur?, What Are Nitrogen Stabilizers?, How Do Nitrogen St


May 28, 2024

by FBN Network

To achieve optimal soybean yields, farmers need a focused plan for nutrient management. Some farmers fertilize corn for two successive crops, leaving soybeans to scavenge for the nutrients that remain. However, it’s important to consider what nutrients soybean crop will naturally get from the soil a


Articles Tools And Technology

Is On-farm Grain Storage Worth the Investment?

May 17, 2024

by FBN Network

Many farmers utilize on-farm grain storage to store and preserve their harvested grain while waiting for optimal market prices and avoiding costly freight prices at busy harvest times. Why Do Farmers Invest in On-farm Grain Storage?  Farmers invest in on-farm storage for a number of reasons. First,


May 10, 2024

by FBN Network

Selecting the right sprayer nozzle for your needs involves considering several factors to ensure effective and efficient application of liquids, such as pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers. The right nozzle will help you achieve your desired application rate, droplet size, and coverage while min


May 09, 2024

by FBN Network

Tap into the combined intelligence of hundreds of millions of acres of precision data shared anonymously by thousands of farmers when you use FBN. Here are five free analytics tools from FBN that can help your planting: Soil Temperature Map, Soil Type Maps, FBN Seed Finder, Yield Potential, Norm, th


May 08, 2024

by FBN Network

The terms “ mode of action ” and “ site of action ” are often used interchangeably when referring to herbicide classifications, but they’re not exactly the same. Understanding the difference between a herbicide’s mode of action and its site of action can help you build a successful weed control prog


May 06, 2024

by FBN Network

Have you ever wondered how all of the troublesome weeds in your fields got there in the first place? While many weeds are native to North America, some species were brought here accidentally or deliberately by early settlers. In fact, many non-native weeds were first introduced intentionally for med


Articles Practices

When to Apply a Wheat Fungicide

Apr 18, 2024

by FBN Network

Hit by El Niño this year, the southern United States has been experiencing “wetter than usual weather patterns and increased flooding,” as we reported in our free report “ How Will El Niño Impact U.S. Farmers This Year? ” In addition to the challenges of preparing seed beds and planting, excessive r


Articles Pressures

New Webinar: 2024 Weather Outlook

Mar 21, 2024

by FBN Network

Ahead of the impending impacts of El Niño and La Niña this growing season, the 2024 Weather Outlook Webinar highlights potential market effects farmers should look out for and shares both proactive and reactive agronomic strategies farmers can implement to protect crop health and overall yield. This