Tuesday, March 31, 2015

2015 First to the Field Trial Concepts Announced

We are proud to announce our 2015 Concepts for our First to the Field Platform! Introducing these concepts is Jason Hackbart, C.C.A. Agronomist from our Manly, IA location.          First to the Field is Asmus Farm Supply’s product evaluation platform, where we partner with growers to trial innovative products and practices on their […]

Agronomy Update- Nitrogen Management

     Welcome to another issue of AFS Agronomy Updates. Spring fever has officially hit the Asmus geography, and many growers are picking up product, preparing planting and starter units, and discussing final agronomic decisions for the coming growing season. This makes our video for this week relevant for many growers! Our video will cover the […]

Agronomy Update- Cover Crops

This week’s Agronomy Update has been published! Watch Bil Schrader, Agronomist from Asmus Farm Supply in Rake, highlight the benefits of this farming practice, as well as share some helpful tips! Interested in watching the entire video from the Cover Crop Meeting on January 27th? Click on the link provided in the information section of […]

Agronomy Update- Neonic Seed Treatments

Greetings, and welcome to the AFS Agronomy Update! Every other week until spring planting, we will be releasing a video to our customers full of relevant agronomy information. This week’s video will cover the following topic: Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments and Pollinator Health Common Questions of the Week: “Why are neonic seed treatments under scrutiny from various groups and […]

Agronomy Update: Episode 1:2

Greetings, and welcome to the second AFS Agronomy Update! Every other week until spring planting, we will be releasing a video to our customers full of relevant agronomy information. This week’s video will cover the following topic: Winter Corn Rootworm Survival and Mortality Common Questions of the Week: “If my soil gets cold enough, will corn rootworm larvae die?” “It’s been […]

First Agronomy Update

Greetings! Every other week outside of the growing season, Asmus Farm Supply will be producing a short video on the most talked about agronomic topics of the week. This week, we will be discussing the following:   Prepay Information Financing Information Rebate Information Common Questions of the Past Week: “With margins narrowing this year, is […]

Popular LFR Corn Insecticide

Asmus Farm Supply, Inc. represents quality products. An excellent example of quality is FMC’s Capture LFR.  FMC has received a patent for its unique formulation of this popular corn insecticide.   LFR stands for “Liquid Fertilizer Ready”.  It simply means that the product will mix readily with starter fertilizer products and stay mixed until it […]

Ag Apps For Your SmartPhone

Farmers are tech-savvy, too!  SmartPhones can reach and be used nearly anywhere, and in the field is not exception.  One of Asmus Farm Supply’s customers was kind enough to share with us this list of helpful Ag Apps, which can save you a lot of time and effort by keeping important information in the palm […]

Supply Agreement for New Seed Treatment

According to AgriMarketing.com, BASF and Monsanto Company have reached an exclusive agreement regarding the supply for North American soybean and cotton fungicide seed treatments. Under this agreement, Monsanto obtains the exclusive commercialization rights for BASF’s new seed treatments, Acceleron®.  BASF’s seed and trait strategy fits well with Monsanto’s global seed treatment platform, making this a […]

Dow AgroSciences To Invest In New Enlist Duo™ Herbicide

At a time when all crop-producers are fighting to maintain safe, high-yield food crops, Dow AgroSciences is moving forward with a significant multi-year investment related to its innovative Enlist™ Weed Control System. The first site announced to receive this investment is the company’s Midland, Michigan Operations site, but many other locations will also reap the […]

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