September 30, 2019  |  By:   |  Agronomy

Will My Crops Finish This Year?

We’re getting a lot of calls lately asking if the corn is going to finish. While I can’t predict when the first frost will come, there is some good university data available on staging and yield loss that can help you predict potential impact. Ideally … Read More

September 25, 2019  |  By:   |  Agronomy, Technology

Your Field View Pre-Harvest Homework

Though the weather hasn’t been ideal for finishing crops, there is some important pre-harvest homework you can get done. If you’re using Climate Field View, now is the time to get set up to record accurate data once the combines are ready to roll. Field … Read More

July 8, 2019  |  By:   |  Agronomy, Technology

Drone Stand Counts- Future or Science Fiction?

Self-driving cars, teleportation, a colony on Mars—there are endless ideas for future technologies that would make our lives easier. Some are closer to reality than others. At Peterson Farms Seed, we have a commitment to exploring new technologies and finding ways to bring more value … Read More

June 13, 2019  |  By:   |  Agronomy, Technology

How To Use FieldView Beyond Planting.

By now you probably are familiar with Climate FieldView. You know it automatically records your planting and harvest data but FieldView is capable of so much more. Today I’m sharing a few ideas for how to use FieldView to your advantage this summer. Tracking Sprayer … Read More

May 12, 2019  |  By:   |  Peterson Community

Thanks, Mom!

Every day. Rain or shine. In sickness and in health. When there is seed to be delivered, school projects due, rocks to be picked and noses to be wiped, she is there. Sun up to sun down, working alongside her family, living an example of … Read More

May 7, 2019  |  By:   |  Agronomy

What Do We Do About Palmer?

The hot buzzword at this winter’s meetings and shows was, without a doubt, Palmer Amaranth. And with good reason. This is a new weed to our region and has the potential to be very harmful if not controlled correctly. Palmer was first found in Minnesota … 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.