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Frick Services March ’17 Grain Commentary

Below is the grain market thoughts from one of our Dealers in Northern Indiana.  Contact a local Frick Services facility for more information.  Grain and fertilizer locations include Wawaka, Wyatt, and Leiters Ford Indiana with a fertilizer location in Larwill Indiana also.

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Mar, 08, 2017

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Top Tips for Analyzing Your Farm Equipment for Winter Wear and Tear

Even though winter has just started, it never hurts to keep these tips in mind while using equipment out in the cold.

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Jan, 24, 2017

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New Rules for Pesticides

They’re in effect now, despite dispute over privacy Farmers and many of the retailers who work with them might want to listen up: A number of changes to the Worker Protection Standard (WPS), announced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2015, have just gone into effect. This comes after a last-minute attempt by two […]

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Jan, 19, 2017

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XtendiMax with VaporGrip…. What you need to know

This is a great article that will help give growers the information they need when using this new technology.   Farmers clamoring for a dicamba formulation to use in soybean and cotton crops genetically engineered to tolerate the herbicide finally have their wish. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Wednesday that it is registering Monsanto’s […]

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Nov, 14, 2016

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XtendiMax Herbicide receives EPA approval

XtendiMax™ Herbicide with VaporGrip™ Technology is Now Approved by EPA for In-Crop Use Another tool within the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System has been approved.  U.S. EPA registered XtendiMax™ herbicide with VaporGrip™ Technology for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans and Bollgard II® XtendFlex® cotton. XtendiMax™ with VaporGrip™ Technology introduces a step-change reduction […]

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Nov, 10, 2016

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What to do with damaged corn

As this crop season has played out,  harvested crops have brought along new challenges for storing grain on farm.  This blog post from the Indiana Prairie Farmer has some great tips to refresh a growers memory on how to store moldy grain. Parts of the Corn Belt were hit hard with ear rots that produced […]

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Nov, 04, 2016

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Axis Advance Sales Team Continues Fall Plot Harvest

Our sales staff continues to harvest yield trials across Indiana.  Hard to believe it was the first day of November, with a great sunny and warm day.  This plot was located in North Liberty,IN with C&A Farms.  Contact Chris Deutscher for the results.

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Nov, 02, 2016

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Key Points for Fall Application of NH3

While fall application of anhydrous ammonia allows farmers and the fertilizer industry more flexibility with equipment, there are other reasons why a number of farmers and dealers prefer to apply nitrogen in the fall.  Click the link below to continue reading a great article from the Indiana Prairie Farmer. http://farmprogress.com/story-key-points-for-fall-application-of-nh3-9-4853

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Nov, 02, 2016

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Now is the time to start planning for 2017

Establishing a Baseline for Fertility Management   As the 2016 Harvest continues to dodge showers here in Northern Indiana; thinking about your fertility management may not be the first thing that comes to mind.  However, as we find ourselves having to deal with low commodity prices, we need to ensure we are maintaining our fertility […]

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Oct, 28, 2016

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Axis Seed performs in tough conditions

Performing in tough sandy conditions. Axis shows it’s ability to perform under stress in a market development plot near Culver Indiana.  New Hybrids 58A55 and 62W26 show up strong as 57H25 continues to be a top performer Ditmire Farms

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Oct, 21, 2016

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