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Rejeana Gvillo

Rejeana is FBN's Senior Commodity Analyst.


Jun 11, 2024

by FBN Network

An effective chemical program can help you get the most out of your input investments and protect your crop yield. Here are 10 helpful tips our agronomists and other experts have shared in previously published FBN blogs. Click on the blog links to read the full articles. 1. Identify Nutrient Deficie


Jun 11, 2024

by FBN Network

As you start to think about using fungicide and insecticide applications this year to combat disease and pests, you’ll want to consider the best ways to get the most out of your application. The last thing you want is yield loss. Let’s look at the seven things to know before applying insecticides an


Jun 06, 2024

by FBN Network

FBN®, the AgTech platform and farmer-to-farmer network, today announced that its lending unit, FBN Finance, has surpassed $2 billion in financing provided to growers across the United States. The $2 billion milestone showcases the growing number of farmers who rely on FBN Finance for faster, less ex


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


Jun 03, 2024

by FBN Network

While “bird flu” — highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) type A (H5N1) — has been making headlines recently, the USDA says that pasteurization kills the pathogen. It confirms that dairy products such as milk, cheese, and yogurt are considered safe to consume . At this time, beef cows have not bee


May 31, 2024

by FBN Network

Flies are more than a nuisance to livestock. These pests can also create serious issues that affect the overall health and wellbeing of your herd. Knowing how to triage cattle from flies will prevent undue stress on your animals and help keep them healthy and profitable. There are a few steps you ca


May 29, 2024

by FBN Network

With more fungicide active ingredients coming off patent in the coming years, you’ll soon have even more crop protection products to consider. Typically, patents expire 20 years after patent filing. That opens the door for other manufacturers to produce generic formulations that may be more affordab


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


May 24, 2024

by FBN Network

The number of herbicide-resistant weeds continues to grow every year, putting crop quality and yield at risk. To date, there are more than 270 species of herbicide-resistant weeds around the world that impact a wide variety of crops. To proactively delay resistant weed development, farmers should pr


May 23, 2024

by FBN Network

Farming is an unpredictable business, and farmers are no strangers to the ups and downs of the market. While it's important to enjoy the good times, it's equally important to plan ahead in preparation for the potential bad times at your ag operation. Here are some recommended strategies to help proa