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March 9, 2017  |  By:   |  Agronomy

Keep Feeding Your Soybean Scavengers

We have all heard the soybean plant referred to as a scavenger, and rightfully so, in my opinion. What better way to describe a plant that so often is planted and expected to be productive simply by utilizing the fertility that the previous year’s corn … Read More

March 3, 2017  |  By:   |  Agronomy

Fail to Prepare? Prepare to Fail.

The days are getting longer, the snow is losing its battle to fully cover the soil, and the familiar urge to get into the field is back for another year. With planting season approaching quickly, there is one mantra that, to me, emphasizes the importance … Read More

February 24, 2017  |  By:   |  Agronomy

Palmer Amaranth: What Happens Next?

Over the past few weeks, we’ve shown you why farmers should be concerned and why Palmer amaranth spreads. Palmer is a relatively new (and unwelcome) addition to South Dakota and southwestern Minnesota. While we have not yet seen its devastating effects in North Dakota, the … Read More

February 17, 2017  |  By:   |  Agronomy

Palmer Amaranth: Why Expansion Happens

With weed resistance at the forefront of farmer concerns for the 2017 growing season, we’re sharing a three-part series about an impending threat to our region – Palmer amaranth. Each part features a short video clip from Dr. Jason Norsworthy’s presentation at last year’s Weed … 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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