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Join us for the 2017 Jacobsen Field Showcase Wed., August 23 • 4-8 PM

Please join us for our annual Field Showcase at our Ulmer, Iowa plot. We’ll have the optional riding plot tour like in years past, but many other things have changed. We hope you’ll be excited about the new offerings, and hope to see you there! Everything will be at the plot!  All events, including dinner and…

Use Climate FieldView Prime to Bring Weather, Scouting and Basic Data into One Place

By Nora Schultz, Sales Agronomist, CCA How do you manage things like rainfall and scouting on your farm? What about data management? Or that pesky weather event known as hail? All growers wrestle with how to best manage these areas but our partnership with Climate FieldView allows us to help bring all of this information…

Tight Crop Input Dollars Will Increase Need to Carefully Manage Foliar Fungicide

By Nora Schultz, Sales Agronomist, CCA “To spray or not to spray?” This is one of the most common questions throughout the Corn Belt in mid-summer. Crop prices will make it more important than ever to actively manage each foliar fungicide application to get the biggest bang for your buck. Begin scouting high risk fields…

ILeVo treated soybeans and the Halo Effect

For those growers fighting Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome, there is no better defense mechanism than using ILeVo seed treatment from Bayer CropScience. This seed treatment is industry leading in control of the SDS pathogen Fusarium virguliforme and also has activity on nematodes within the seed zone. This pioneering technology can bring 2 to 10 bushel…

Track Hail with Climate FieldView

Of all the diverse weather the Midwest experiences throughout the year, hail can be the most difficult to track. Its irregular nature can leave one field extensively damaged while its neighbor across the road shows barely a bruise. According to University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 50% of hail storms occur from March through May but grower’s largest…

Planting Considerations After Cold, Wet Weather Delays Planting

By Nora Schultz, Sales Agronomist, CCA Abnormally cold and wet weather has put a slight delay on planting this season in our part of the world. Before changing your current planting plan, consider the following. CORN For much of Iowa and Nebraska optimum planting window can reach all the way to May 10th. For eastern…

Start Your Season Off Right by Optimizing Planting

To achieve maximum yield from every bag of seed make sure to manage the factors at planting that can affect yield performance. SOYBEANS Both ISU and UNL have shown yield benefits in earlier planted soybeans. If you break Nebraska and Iowa into thirds North to South, optimum planting time for soybeans begins the last week…

Make Data-Driven Decisions on Your Farm with Climate FieldView

By Nora Schultz, Sales Agronomist, CCA Photo courtesy of Climate FieldView When we say “Our dedication is your success” we take it very seriously. One way we do that is to continually bring you the newest and best technology to maximize your farming operation.  With that in mind, we are happy to announce that we…

Herbicide Notification Signs Available

Here at Jacobsen our dedication is your success, and that means we are with you from planting to harvest, and everything in between. One of the most important items that lands “in between” is herbicide applications to your crop. A combination of advancements in technology, pressure from herbicide tolerant weeds, and a growing interest in…