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Airplane applying crop protection to a soybean field.

3 Factors to Consider for Aerial Applications

May 21, 2024 | Answer Plot
According to the National Agricultural Aviation Association, 127 million acres are treated aerially each year. That’s about 28% of cropland in current production.   Applying crop protection products by airplane can be a smart choice for several reasons. Once you have...

Why You Should Consider a Pre-Tassel Fungicide Application

May 17, 2024 | Answer Plot
Answer Plot® research shows that fungicide application timing can significantly impact return on investment and, in some situations, two applications can be more profitable than one. So, when should you plan to target your applications, and does a multi-pass fungicide pr...
Herbicide applicator climbing onto a sprayer carrying an adjuvant jug.

4 Adjuvant Classes Proven to Help Improve Weed Control

Apr 09, 2024 | Answer Plot
Weed competition can be one of the costliest threats to your crop’s performance. Adding adjuvants to your herbicide tank mix is an effective way to help enhance the performance of your spray application and improve weed control. Every product in your budget has to work hard...
Growers evaluating early-season soybean stands.

Are Plant Growth Regulators Worth the Investment?

Apr 09, 2024 | Answer Plot
Plant growth regulators have been getting more attention from the agricultural community in recent years, but you may be wondering if they live up to the hype. The Answer Plot® program has generated solid research supporting the benefits of applying plant growth regulators (P...
Close up of a spray nozzle distributing a burndown herbicide.

Take Care of Early Spring Weeds Before Planting

Jan 24, 2024 | Answer Plot
If you deal with winter or spring annual weeds in your fields, it's important to consider including a spring burndown herbicide application. Winter annuals, including marestail, resume growing as soon as temperatures get warm. Not only do they steal water and nutrients from t...
Crop protection sprayer parked in front of grain bins.

3 Tips to Optimize Pre-emergence Weed Control

Jan 03, 2024 | Answer Plot
Drought conditions, expanding herbicide resistance and limited herbicide availability mean you may not have achieved the weed control you expected last season. That could create more challenges for management this year, requiring a proactive plan to limit yield loss. Use these ti...

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