Brown Stem Rot

Low Potassium Levels Impacting Soybeans in the Late Season

Andy Orr Agronomy

By: Cassidy Fletcher, Northeast Sales Agronomist and Technical Lead This fall we saw soybean fields around the region show late season symptoms of what looked to resemble sudden death syndrome. With that disease isolated to only a few counties in New York, farmers quickly became concerned with what was going on in their soybean fields. The upper leaves in the …

Seedway Hires Product and Market Development Manager

Colin Brady News

(Hall, NY): SEEDWAY, LLC is proud to announce that Khristopher Carlson has accepted the position of Product and Market Development Manager for root and bulb crops for the United States commercial vegetable seed business. Khris earned his associates degree from Hartnel College (Salinas, CA) majoring in Agricultural Production in 2012. Over the next 7 years, Khris worked in product research, …

Seedway Name Western Vegetable Seed Sales Manager

Colin Brady Press Releases

(Hall, NY): SEEDWAY, LLC is proud to announce that Zane Beams has accepted the position of SEEDWAY Western Vegetable Seed Sales Manager. Working 17 years with Appleton Produce a Farm/Fresh Pack/Processing operation and 9 years as a Champion Seed Company sales representative in the Northwest, Zane brings a great depth of knowledge to the position with over 26 years of …

Thistle Caterpillar in Soybeans

Colin Brady How To

Have you or your customers experienced issues within your soybeans and have seen an odd looking caterpillar feeding on the leaves? If what you have been seeing is similar to the pictures below, you may be dealing with the Thistle Caterpillar. This spiky caterpillar comes from the painted lady butterfly. While most years this pest has not been an issue, …

Summer Forage and Seeding Options

Matt Robson News

Forage Mixtures Plant in late summer, for fall 2019 harvest, which will produce good to very good yield potential. **NEW** ProfitMAX is a new mixture SEEDWAY is offering consisting of a Forage Oat and Survivor Winter Peas. Survivor Winter Peas has more winter hardiness than Austrian Winter Pea so it will grow longer into the season for increased yields and …

Inclement Weather and Black Cutworm

Colin Brady News

Overall this spring has been difficult on farmers to say the least. The inclement weather this spring permitted most farmers from turning dirt into late June. Not only do the farmers have to combat with the weather this year, but the insect pressures are causing even more issues in the field. Many growers have reported black cutworm present in corn fields across …

Seedway Names Southern Corn and Soybean Specialist

Colin Brady Press Releases

(Hall, NY): SEEDWAY, LLC is proud to announce that Stacy Martin has accepted the position of SEEDWAY Southern Corn and Soybean Specialist In her role Stacy will be involved in all aspects of SEEDWAY’s product development, product research, and technical product support for the company’s Southern Farm Seed market area in PA, NJ, MD, and VA. Stacy comes to SEEDWAY …

Seedway Names Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Colin Brady Press Releases

(Hall, NY): SEEDWAY, LLC is proud to announce that Lindsey Leisenring has accepted the position of SEEDWAY Marketing and Communications Coordinator. In her role Lindsey will be involved in all aspects of SEEDWAY’s advertising, promotions and event coordination. Leisenring will be instrumental in working closely with SEEDWAY’s partners as well as literature development, direct advertising, event organization and social media …

What Happened To The Winter Wheat?

Matt Robson News

Some growers will be faced with a challenge, whether to fertilize and hope the stand pulls through, or whether to terminate it and plant something else. When it comes to answering this question, it all depends on the stand we see in the field this spring. In the fall, plants will start to put on tillers, usually giving a good …

SEEDWAY Acquires Skipper Grassing, Inc.

Matt Robson Press Releases

HALL, NY – SEEDWAY, a subsidiary of GROWMARK Inc., announced the acquisition of Skipper Grassing, Inc., headquartered in Fort Meade, Florida. The acquisition is part of 56-year-old SEEDWAY’s ongoing commitment to provide customers with the highest-quality products and service with ongoing innovation. The Skipper Grassing, Inc. acquisition is one of several strategies and brand enhancements introduced under Chief Operating Officer, …