Early Planting

BY ALEX RENK It is common knowledge that planting early, for both corn and soybeans, should in most cases help improve yield. This fact came out in university research conducted decades ago. I was curious on how well this carried … Continued

Put Data to Work for You

BY ALEX RENK I’m getting old enough that I can legitimately say I have lived through most of the computer age, which is transitioning into the information age. I remember when our company used punch cards to run our 1960’s … Continued

Introduction to Big Data

There has been a lot of discussion this past season in the agriculture media about “big data” and precision farming. We now have the ability to collect and disseminate massive amounts of data from our farming operations. Can we look … Continued

Get Geared Up

Renk Seed has to “gear up” for the growing season just like our customers. A key difference is what we grow this season will be what you grow next season, or maybe I should say what we hope you’re growing … Continued