1-800-368-3310 520 COUNTY RD 9, HOLLOWAY, MN 56249
The West-Con Agronomy Department will be closed Monday, July 6th.
Grain Receiving Hours: 8AM - 4:30PM Monday - Friday
7/3/20 We Talk with Four Marketing Analysts
about the USDA Acreage Report, the Weather
and Pricing Opportunities in the Market.
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Click Here to Listen
Customers are allowed in West-Con offices after
they have made an appointment and do not
show any of the following symptoms listed below.
West-Con operations areas are still closed to foot
traffic. Please call ahead when picking up chemical
and fertilizer and stay in your vehicle. When hauling
grain please stay in your truck.
Thank You and stay safe.
We have Changed the login for your
My Farm Records account. It is now
Called Grower 360 and the login is
one of the buttons above (Grower 360)
You will need to contact Amy (1216),
Al (1231) or Chelsea (1214) to activate
your new Grower 360 Account
West-Con now Accepts Major Credit Cards
As a Form of Payment on your Account.
There is a 3% Convenience
Fee per transaction.
Map of the Coronavirus
With the Busy Spring Season
Watch Out for Trucks and
Big Equipment on the Road.
Preventative Measures for
Stay Home if you are Sick
Avoid Large Crowds
Cover your Cough or Sneeze
Avoid Touching Eyes, Mouth & Nose
Disinfect countertop surfaces
Clean your Phone once a Day
Wash your hands 30 seconds with soap
Use hand sanitizer
PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING
Soybean Rescue Treatments
Now that we have made a post-emergent pass on the soybeans, many are hoping to be done spraying in those fields. However, in some of the wider-rowed soybeans, this may not be the case. As we wait for the rows to close, waterhemp and other tough weeds continue germinate and grow at a rapid pace. It’s important to continue to scout soybean fields for weeds into July, or until the soybean rows have completely closed.
Weed escapes are common and should be addressed as soon as possible. Weeds should always be sprayed before reaching 4 inches in height for the herbicides to be effective. The biggest obstacle is the limited number of herbicides labeled for spraying late in the year. Carryover to next year’s crop and pre-harvest intervals are concerns that should be taken into consideration. Products containing dicamba (xtendimax) and fomesafen (flexstar) are two of the products that are not labeled for late-season use. Be sure to consult the label before applying any herbicides. With contact herbicides such as Liberty or Cobra, coverage is crucial for effective weed control. Make sure to use 20 gallons of water per acre and flat fan nozzles for better coverage.
Here are a few rescue treatment options:
Enlist One- can be sprayed twice per season at a maximum of 2 pints per acre per pass up to the R2 stage. Enlist can only be applied to enlist-tolerant soybeans.
Liberty- Can be sprayed up to R2 on Liberty tolerant soybeans.
Cobra- Can be sprayed up to the R6 stage.
Roundup Powermax- Can be sprayed up to the R2 stage
Volunteer corn is a common weed that can cause significant yield loss. Include a product such as Fusilade, Select Max, or Targa to take care of the volunteer corn. If applying these herbicides, add HSOC to increase the vol. corn control.
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Western Consolidated Coop will not accept grains, oilseeds or wheat containing transgenic events not approved for U.S. export markets; such markets to include, but are not limited to Canada, China, South Korea, the European Union, Japan and Mexico.
Western Consolidated Coop has ZERO TOLERANCE for treated seed occuring in grain. Make sure all equipment is thoroughly cleaned and inspected before using it for grain.