Dan Martens
By Dan Martens Extension Educator U of M Extension Service  A custom rate survey, like a lot of other information, can be viewed as a “starting point” for custom rate considerations. Some factors that might affect custom rates for individual situations include field size, field conditions, haza...Read More
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By Dan Martens Extension Educator U of M Extension Service From time to time, for farm programs, crop disaster declarations, crop insurance options and other things perhaps — we hear about an “Olympic” average for crop yields and other things. Olympic average simply means — for a given set o...Read More
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By Dan Martens, Extension Educator University of Minnesota Agronomy staff conducted an agronomy update for farm agronomy advisers at several sites around Minnesota recently. One of the themes through discussions on insects, weeds, crop diseases and fertilizer was that some things in the crop product...Read More
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By Dan Martens University of Minnesota Extension Several crop insurance providers are conducting workshops to provide a review and update about the crop insurance programs for 2013. I have to admit I haven’t attended a good crop insurance review for 2013 yet this year. In the mix of doing private ...Read More
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