What’s Up on the Farm

Tom Hall, Senior Agronomist, Rooster Strategic Solutions City folks may think that once harvest is done, farmers can sit in their rocking chairs until it’s time to plant. Truth is, as the weather cools and harvest comes to an end, a farmer’s to-do list gets longer,...

What’s Up on the Farm

Tom Hall, Senior Agronomist, Rooster Strategic Solutions November is the home stretch for corn and soybean harvest. This year, most farmers will finish by Thanksgiving, propelled by great harvest conditions – mild temperatures and sunny days – which are perfect for...

What’s Up on the Farm

Tom Hall, Senior Agronomist, Rooster Strategic Solutions October is all about harvest. And harvest is the best time to reflect on the amazing advancements in harvesting technology. My earliest memories involve watching a tractor-mounted corn picker run very slowly...

Helping Plants to See the Light

Tom Hall, Senior Agronomist, Rooster Strategic Solutions Photosynthesis, as any first-year agronomy student (or any farmer) can tell you, is the engine that drives plant growth, fueled by sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water. It’s the very foundation for plant...

What’s Up on the Farm

Tom Hall, Senior Agronomist, Rooster Strategic Solutions As the calendar rolls into September, nights begin to cool, corn enters the final stage of maturity, and seed sales professionals start turning up on farm porches, with discounts and trinkets in hand, hoping to...