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July 27, 2017  |  By:   |  Technology

The Drone: Separating Myths from Reality

When working with drone technology, I hear a lot of great questions from growers about drone capabilities. Using a few of the most common questions, we can see the plane and scope of where drone technology is today (reality) and where it may going in … Read More

July 20, 2017  |  By:   |  Peterson Community

A Peterson Profile – Mike Larson

Even though he goes by many names depending on who you’re talking to– ‘Corn Whisperer’ being our favorite around the office – you’ll always hear the same thing about Mike Larson no matter who you talk to: a happy, interested, passionate, corn expert! It’s hard … Read More

Weather, like heavy rain, is yield robber.
June 22, 2017  |  By:   |  Agronomy

3 Soybean Yield Robbers to Scout This Summer

June and July are big months for soybean development. The plant cycle moves from rapid vegetative growth to reproductive growth, setting the stage for yield in the fall. It is also the prime time when the plant can be negatively affected by outside factors such … 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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