Wednesday, April 1, 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- Soybean Herbicides

Greetings, and welcome to the AFS Agronomy Update! Starting this week, we will be releasing a video to our customers full of relevant agronomy information every Friday! This week’s video will cover the following topic: Soybean Pre-Plant and Pre-Emerge Herbicides      This week’s episode features two Agronomists, Kevin Adolph and Eric Winters, from our Fulda, MN […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Agronomy Team At Asmus Farm Supply Continues to Grow

Harlan and Amy Asmus are always looking for ways to improve their service and support for their agribusiness clients. Whether that’s through innovative training practices or staffing up to support challenges and demands they find in the field, they have always put the customer first. As the ag industry continues to change, Asmus must always […]

Dry Weather Supports Spider Mites

The growing season is presenting some unfamiliar challenges to some people. If you were not in agriculture in 1988, you most likely don’t remember spider mites. The dry conditions persisting throughout the corn belt are enabling this pest to thrive so far. See the You Tube video below, taken by Bil Schrader from the Rake […]

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