Saturday, December 20, 2014

AFS News & Updates

2015 Pioneer Seed Update

Devin from our home office in Rake has some important information for our customers... 

  AFS Closed November 27 & 28th for Thanksgiving!

Our offices will be closed November 27th and 28th so that our employees can enjoy... 

  2014 Midterm Elections- What Does it Mean for Agriculture?

Yesterday was Election Day, as I’m sure everyone was aware of thanks to campaign... 

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Manufacturer Links

Popular LFR Corn Insecticide

Asmus Farm Supply, Inc. represents quality products. An excellent example of quality... 

  Ag Apps For Your SmartPhone

Farmers are tech-savvy, too!  SmartPhones can reach and be used nearly anywhere,... 

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Field Updates

A BASF Weed Resistance Survey of 2013

For the second year in a row, BASF conducted a survey of mostly Midwest row crop growers to find out their experiences during the 2013 growing season. The survey questions covered topics such as tough weeds, glyphosate resistance, current weed control strategies, whether or not they plan to change weed control strategies in 2014 and how they would do... [Read more...]

  Protecting Your 2014 Seed Investment Starts Now!

After a late harvest and some lower than expected acres of anhydrous and fall herbicide applications, a lot of our 2014 planting and seed decisions are still looming in our minds. As a partner to our clients, Asmus Farm Supply would like to offer some of the following tips for preparation for the 2014 planting season and help you put much of those worries... [Read more...]

  AFS Customers and Minnesota Corn Impact

Technology is a tool we love at Asmus Farm Supply, Inc. Whether it’s data intake programs, or tracking software for chemical tanks, or measuring the efficacy of crops in the areas we serve. Any new technology is something we LOVE to share. The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) has developed a spectacular new map highlighting the impact... [Read more...]

  Asmus Farm Supply Cover Crop Options

With the wet weather and late-spring freezing temperatures during planting season, Iowa and Minnesota saw record numbers of prevented planting acres. Asmus Farm Supply is now offering cover crop seeds for the first time starting in 2013.  Our goal is to be able to help our customers preserve their soil during times when weather prevents them planting... [Read more...]

  Benefits of Strip-Tilling Cover Crops

Strip-tilling has become a great tool to both protect and nourish crop soil during harsh winter months. Instead of doing intensive tilling, which dries the soil more quickly and leads to greater erosion dangers, strip-tilling cuts down the cellulose-rich cover crop and provides a nourishing cover.  Turning over the soil in strips also warms the soil,... [Read more...]

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