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Quality Assurance at Harvest

Stringent protocols mean high-quality seed for sunflower growers. Quality assurance is the cornerstone of Nuseed’s business, says Garrett Driver, the company’s North American supply chain manager. “Not only are we offering the......more

2019 Sunflower Market Outlook

UPDATE USDA Harvest Report – October 11, 2018 The first production forecast for 2018 is 1.93 billion pounds, down 10 percent from the revised 2017 production of 2.16 billion pounds. Area planted,......more

Monitoring Stored Grain

Technology and management are key. Managing grain in storage, especially as bins keep getting larger, can be challenging. Grain monitoring systems can help growers stay on top of moisture management, storage temperatures,......more

Drying & Storage Equilibrium

Key differences growers must understand and put into practice when drying and storing sunflowers. Kenneth Hellevang wrote the book on grain drying and storage. Drying sunflowers isn’t that much different from drying other grain......more

Bye Bye Blackbirds

A bird’s eye view on blackbird deterrents. Blackbird depredation and damage is quickly becoming a serious problem in areas of North Dakota. Recently areas around Bottineau, Crosby, Max and north of Minot......more

Congratulations Big Iron Winners!

Nuseed would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone that stopped by the NUSEED booth at Big Iron last week to visit about sunflowers,enter the Biggest Sunflower Head Contest and play......more

Harvesting Attachments & Settings Reduce Loss

Sunflower Specific Headers & Adjustments Reduce Loss Combines used for small grains can be adapted to harvest sunflowers. While a row-crop header can be used without modifications, platform and corn headers require......more

Sunflower Harvest Checklist

  Before you start up the combine this fall, review this checklist as a quick reminder of best practices to attain optimal yields and reduce field losses at sunflower harvest. 1) Desiccants......more