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January 11, 2018  |  By:   |  Seed Genetics & Traits

Enlist E3 Soybeans: One Step Closer!

We had an early Christmas present when Enlist E3 soybeans received import approval from the European Union in late December. While EU approval is an important milestone in the march toward commercialization, Chinese approval is still required before Enlist soybeans can be launched.  The Chinese … Read More

November 30, 2017  |  By:   |  Agronomy

How to Fit Cover Crops into a Corn-Soybean Rotation

Cover Crops Guest Post from Dr. Abbey Wick – NDSU Extension Soil Health Specialist and Assistant Professor of Soil Health – Extension Soils are physical, chemical and biological systems that require balanced approaches and inputs to keep them functioning efficiently.  Management of physical and chemical … Read More

November 9, 2017  |  By:   |  Technology

How Precision Ag Technology Can Pay in Lean Years

I’ve never heard a farmer proclaim, “Man, I wish I could go back to the days before autosteer and precision ag technology.” Similarly, I have never witnessed someone profess their desire to relive the time when 100-bushel corn was something to be jovial about. To … Read More

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Adam Spelhaug, Agronomy Lead CCA

Adam Spelhaug

Agronomy Lead CCA
Adam Spelhaug, Agronomy Lead CCA

Adam Spelhaug - Agronomy Lead CCA

As the agronomy manager, Adam Spelhaug works diligently to determine the best genetics for our region, bringing growers what they need in their fields. Adam has been making his mark on Peterson Farms Seed since 2005. When he’s not discovering genetic breakthroughs, Adam can be found spending time with his family, golfing or bowhunting. He’s a North Dakota State University alumnus, and he’s proud of it. Don’t take any UND green into his office.

Nolan Berg, Precision Systems Agronomist

Nolan Berg

Precision Systems Agronomist
Nolan Berg, Precision Systems Agronomist

Nolan Berg - Precision Systems Agronomist

If you say “jump”, Nolan Berg won’t just ask “how high”… he’ll show you. Nolan pole vaulted for NDSU’s track team (his personal best is 16’ 2”), and his drive and determination carry over into his ever-evolving position as Precision Systems Agronomist. With a master’s degree in Plant Sciences and tenure as track team captain, Nolan is a great fit to lead our precision ag activities, work with zone creation and UAV imagery, and assist with the seed increase program for new genetics. In his downtime, Nolan enjoys hunting, mountain biking, running, and photography.

Rich Larson, SE North Dakota/Eastern South Dakota CCA

Rich Larson

Southeast North Dakota CCA
Rich Larson, SE North Dakota/Eastern South Dakota CCA

Rich Larson - Southeast North Dakota CCA

An agronomy problem-solver extraordinaire and CCA, Rich Larson spends his days as a sales agronomist in southeastern North Dakota. He is a North Dakota State University alumnus and has over 30 years of experience in the seed industry. Rich is committed to providing answers to dealers and growers. So much so, he might even look at a field planted to a competitor’s seed to give a grower answers. During his downtime, Rich can be found cheering on his Bison, relaxing at the lake house, or spending time with family and friends.

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