Agronomy Blog

Comparing ‘24 Seed Options

  Determining which hybrids and varieties are the best fit for your operation in the new year.  Harvest is underway and NOW is the time to lock in your seed for 2024. Although there are a ton of good options for seed in 2024, here are five corn hybrids and soybean varieties we recommend you…
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Increasing Yield Potential Through ExactStrip Fertilizer Technology

  Agriculture technology has revolutionized the way we farm and produce food for the world. Over the last 20+ years, equipment manufacturers have introduced software that helps operators be more precise with a multitude of farming activities. Now, everything from planting and spraying, to harvesting and collecting yield data, can be accomplished with a high…
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Caring for Communities

  Liqui-Grow is more than just an ag retailer in the 23 towns we service across Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. We are active members of each of those communities, committed to being your trusted partner and neighbor. As a family-owned business, we recognize the importance of supporting the local communities that give our team members…
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Meet Liqui-Grow’s 2023 Research Interns

This summer, Dr. Jake Vossenkemper is leading a team of research interns throughout the Liqui-Grow territory to learn the latest in crop technology and nutrient management and apply their knowledge out in the field. Some are learning about Liqui-Grow for the first time, while others are returning to the intern team to soak in more…
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Managing Tar Spot This Season

  Tar Spot. This seven letter word is causing headaches to many farmers across the nation. Tar Spot Disease has been on a non-stop track of multiplying since its first appearance in the corn belt back in 2015.  Originating from South America, this disease is quite a ways from “home,” so what keeps it sticking…
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Sculpting Soybean Potential: How weather and post-emerge applications build soybean performance throughout the season.

No doubt, drought conditions are hitting Eastern Iowa and Northwest Illinois pretty hard these past few months. But know we’re not alone. In fact, most of the Midwest is facing D1 level drought conditions according to the National Centers for Environmental Information. Let’s dive into how these conditions, if continued, may impact your crop this…
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