Key Decisions When Evaluating Tech

January 18, 2019

On this episode of The Deal With Yield, Joel Wipperfurth is joined by Craig Houin, R7 and Data Innovation Lead at Sunrise Cooperative in Fremont, Ohio to discuss key decisions farmers should make when adopting tech. The two also share their highlights and learnings from the Forbes AgTech Summit.


Real Talk: Sustainability and Modern Farming

December 21, 2018

When you think of the word “sustainability” in the realm of modern farming, you may not realize that many farmers have already adapted every day sustainable practices. It can be a topic of contention, but on this episode of the Deal With Yield, host Joel Wipperfurth and guest Molly Toot, senior director of sustainability at Land O'Lakes, dive into farmers’ common sustainable practices and the tools available to track their sustainability journey.


A Clinical Approach to Management Practices

December 14, 2018

On this episode of The Deal With Yield, Jon and Joel discuss what farmers can expect to learn at WinField United’s upcoming clinics. Discover new ag technology, emerging research findings and management practices to put into action next season. 


Digging Into Nutrient Deficiencies in Alfalfa and Soybeans

December 7, 2018

Hosts Joel Wipperfurth and Jon Zuk expand on the nutrient deficiency conversation on this episode of the Deal With Yield. Jon gives a look into 2018 soybean yields and the common nutrient deficiencies seen in fields across Minnesota. Joel talks alfalfa and the decision-making that comes along with managing his favorite crop.


Taking a Closer Look at Harvest 2018

November 30, 2018

On this episode of the Deal With Yield, hosts Joel Wipperfurth and Jon Zuk discuss the various challenges impacting this year’s harvest, including compaction, common disease pressures like SDS and nutrient deficiency trends in corn. The guys look to answer the question, “Is there a connection between disease and fertility?”


Testing the Future of Spray Technology

October 19, 2018

On this episode of The Deal With Yield, Jon Zuk is joined by WinField United senior research engineer Dan Bissell. The two discuss the groundbreaking spray research coming out of the Innovation Center and recent findings that show not all DRAs are created equal.


Considerations for 2019 Crop Rotation Decisions

October 12, 2018

On this episode of the Deal With Yield, Joel Wipperfurth and Jon Zuk continue the crop rotation conversation. The two discuss factors that can force a crop rotation decision when farmers are faced with weed resistance and the power of soil health to guide crop plans. 


Managing For Yield on Rotational and Non-Rotational Acres

October 5, 2018

From nitrogen applications to tillage options to market conditions, there’s a lot to consider when making crop rotation decisions. On this episode of the Deal With Yield, hosts Joel Wipperfurth and Jon Zuk discuss the many factors that play into crop rotation decisions. Plus, the guys look back on lessons learned in 2018.


Eradicating the Fall Armyworm Near and Far

September 28, 2018

Host Joel Wipperfurth recently traveled to Uganda, where he judged the USAID sponsored Fall Armyworm Tech Prize. Participants were tasked with identifying potential solutions to eradicate the fall armyworm in Africa. WinField United agronomist Jon Zuk joins him on this episode of the Deal With Yield and the two dive into the domestic implications and threats of this global pest.


Play to Your Seed’s Strengths

September 21, 2018

WinField United technology manager Ryan Moeller joins host Jon Zuk once again on this episode of the Deal With Yield. The guys cover the importance of leveraging seed selection tools for in-season management decisions and how it lends to increased yield potential.