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Jacobsen’s Quick Reference Guide

Farming is a delicate balance of many different disciplines. Farmers are sometime biologists, chemists, climatologists, or mathematicians while getting a crop from seed to harvest. It can be tough to remember all of the different equations and charts for multiple crops. To help our customers manage this, we developed the Jacobsen Quick Reference Guide. This…

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January 11, 2022


Seed Conditioning & Handling Addition Almost Completed

Jacobsen Seed is close to completing an addition that will house a new, state-of-the-art seed conditioning and packaging plant. The expansion project takes our seed quality to the highest level in the industry. Increased demand for Jacobsen’s corn hybrids and soybean varieties has driven our recent growth, while the company’s product knowledge, performance and service…

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December 28, 2021


How to Plan for Product Shortages in 2022

Supply Issues – Two words that are coming to define the second half of 2021. Parts, fertilizer and now herbicide shortages are a major topic at coffee shops and kitchen tables. As growers continue to move forward with planning for the 2022 growing season shortages need to be managed. Media reports suggest that glyphosate and…

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December 8, 2021


Manage SDS and SCN in you soybeans

Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) is a disease found across Northern soybean growing regions in the United States and in Southern Canada. It is caused by a soil borne fungus called Fusarium virguliforme. Infection happens at or just after germination when the fungus infects the young seedlings roots. The foliar symptoms that are seen in late summer…

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November 12, 2021


The Disease Triangle and Fungicide Chart for Jacobsen Hybrids

There are so many different things that must be managed for a successful crop. One of those is choosing whether or not to use fungicide to control foliar disease in corn. Diseases such as gray leaf spot, northern corn leaf blight, southern rust, and others are of concerns because leaf infection is essentially damaging the…

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Choose Your Level of Insect Protection

Protecting your investment from yield robbing pests is key to maximizing profits at the end of the season. Jacobsen Seed offers a variety of trait packages in our cutting-edge genetics so that you can choose the specific level of protection you need for your farm. We offer multiple combinations of 9 different Bt proteins for…

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November 10, 2021


Harvest Tips for a Safe and Productive Season

Harvest can be one of the most beautiful and wonderful times of the year but it is busy and can be stressful. The feeling of urgency and rushing can lead to dangerous situations. Take time to prepare now and avoid putting yourself, your family, and your employees into a scenario that could have been avoided….

September 3, 2021


Start the Season off by Getting Spray Records in Order

With the development of herbicide resistant weeds and the adoption of so many different trait packages, many farmers have gone back to spraying their own herbicides. By spraying their own they are in greater control of application timing and reduce the risks of tank contamination in the sprayer. These are great benefits but come with…

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April 1, 2021


Thorough Planter Check-ups Start the Season Off Right

Time moves faster and faster each year it seems and planting will be upon us soon. As we (hopefully) begin to see warmer weather this month, it is a great time to get the planter out and check things over. Top yields rely on a wide variety of factors, some that we can manage and…

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March 3, 2021


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