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Limited Choices for Post Emergent Herbicides

There are limited choices for post emergent herbicides in sunflowers and the window is small. Understanding how to stage sunflowers will help you not get caught off-guard and apply your post-emergent herbicide......more

Insect Scouting & Management Crucial

Insect Management Guidelines Correct pest identification is key. Follow correct scouting protocols and base insecticide application decisions on economic thresholds. Scout fields more often as key pests come into critical windows based......more

Still Time For Sunflowers!

Not too late to consider planting sunflowers. Sunflower Final Planting Dates Don’t run low on sunflower seed for planting this spring. Contact Legend Seeds, Official Nuseed Distributor, to find a dealer near......more

AGRONOMIC ALERT: Cutworm Damage on Sunflowers

It is that beautiful time of year again when young seedling plants are shooting out of the ground due to some timely rains and warmer than average temperatures. When everything looks great......more

Earlier Planting for Earlier Harvest

Listen to Mick Kjar of Farm Talk and Fred Parnow of Nuseed discuss the benefits of catching as many growing degree days as possible for sunflowers in northern regions.   https://chirb.it/cG8t4B “Goal is......more

Plenaris Protects Against Downy Mildew

Image provided by the National Sunflower Association. Learn more about how downy mildew attacks sunflowers and how Plenaris 200FS can protect against it. Syngenta Plenaris 200FS...more

Sunflower Growth Stages 101

#winningwithsunflowers Assessing growth stages accurately can help with in-season control. When assessing the growth stage of sunflowers in the field, take representative samples to reach an average reading. Avoid headlands where compaction......more

Thinking BIG

Get set for BIG heads with BIG seeds and BIG yields. Fine tuning seeding rates and planter adjustments are vital for success. It can be challenging getting planter settings right for sunflowers,......more

Pre-plant Checklists Beyond the Planter

TIPS BEYOND THE PLANTER  Soil Temperature Soil temperature needs to be at 50°F or more for your chosen soil depth (1.5 to 2.5 inches). Planting sunflower seed into cold soils may cause......more

Planter Maintenance & Settings Vital

The right planter maintenance and settings are vital to seeding all types of sunflowers, and becomes even more important the larger the seed size. Planter mechanical issues can lead to undesirable large......more