Sally Krueger

Sally is a city kid with an ag degree. She has more than 13 years of experience sharing stories about why farming family businesses and rural communities matter. Sally has worked with some of the most recognizable brand names in agriculture, as well as a number of long-standing organizations advocating for farmers, ranchers and rural America. At FBN, Sally’s primarily role is developing compelling content and storytelling that helps farmers to become more independent and profitable, and the agriculture industry to become fairer and more transparent—that means putting Farmers First® every day. Sally is an eighth-generation Georgian; she was born and raised in Atlanta, and earned a bachelor's degree in agricultural communications from Auburn University in 2006. She was also an NCAA student athlete on the Auburn Equestrian Team. She now resides in eastern Kansas, but considers herself to be only a novice Midwesterner.

Mar 24, 2023

by Sally Krueger

If planting is the most important trip you make across the field, then your planter may arguably be your most important piece of equipment.  Here are five things you should be doing to ready your planter for fieldwork: 1. Determine the Correct Seed Population to Plant Depending on the variety you ch

Mar 06, 2023

by Sally Krueger

Corn plants use large quantities of nitrogen (N) to grow and yield. Determining the optimal nitrogen (N) application rate is crucial for maximizing crop yield and profitability. However, choosing the optimal nitrogen application is challenging, as it depends on factors such as soil type, weather, an

Oct 03, 2019

by Sally Krueger

Our latest report on U.S. Seed Price Transparency shares some of the recent trends that we've observed in seed pricing based on information provided anonymously to FBN by our farmer-members. In the report, we analyzed: More than 33,000 seed price records Prices spanning 2010-2019 (with 99% of

Aug 15, 2019

by Sally Krueger

Buying the right seed is complicated. Every year, you have to choose from hundreds of seed hybrids and varieties. With so many seeds to choose from, how do you know if you’re getting the right seed.. with the right yield potential... for the right price? And you may not know it, but the exact same v