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“ FBN started as an idea among a group of farmers who wanted to create a better system — to make ag more fair, more transparent, and more successful for farmers by arming them with the best information and market access possible,” says Charles Baron , FBN co-founder. Since its founding 10 years ago,


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10 FBN® Member Benefits

Whether you’re thinking of joining the FBN community or are already a member and want to get the most out of your experience, here are 10 benefits of FBN membership. Membership is free and open to everyone, including farm owners and operators, farm managers, farm employees, family members, and stude


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 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 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