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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

Time to Try Desiccation?

Desiccate for improved quality plus risk and time management. Natural sunflower dry down can be slow and uneven. Desiccants decrease losses due to inclement weather, lodging and bird depredation by speeding up......more

Scouting for Seed Weevils During Bloom

Important to be scouting for red sunflower seed weevils during bloom. Watch the video with Alison Pokrzywinski, Nuseed’s Technical Agronomist, discussing what and how to look for seed weevils while sunflowers are......more

Watch for Seed Weevils Pre-Bloom

Click on the image below to watch a video showing what to look for when scouting for seed weevils in pre-bloom sunflowers. #winningwithsunflowers  ...more