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Stine Seedcast

Welcome to the Stine Seedcast feed. This is the only podcast dedicated to everything Stine Seed Company. In this biweekly show, our host, David Thompson, sits down with Stine company leaders, grower customers, agronomists, partners, and special guests from around the country to discuss all the ways that Stine maximizes yield potential. Make sure to tune in every other week to find out exactly why Stine has yield. Social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

Latest Episode

Expanding Stine’s South American Research Program With Rodney Pentico

Stine’s winter nurseries and off-season production locations are essential to the success of our breeding program. Rodney Pentico, soybean research team leader for Stine, joins the Stine Seedcast to discuss the growth and intricacies of our South American research program. Learn about its evolution from the early days in Argentina to the current challenges of transporting seeds to and from the U.S. Stine’s commitment to pushing boundaries year after year ensures we remain a genetic leader in the marketplace. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ X: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

February 13 • 29m 48s

Episodes

Expanding Stine’s South American Research Program With Rodney Pentico cover art

Expanding Stine’s South American Research Program With Rodney Pentico

Stine’s winter nurseries and off-season production locations are essential to the success of our breeding program. Rodney Pentico, soybean research team leader for Stine, joins the Stine Seedcast to discuss the growth and intricacies of our South American research program. Learn about its evolution from the early days in Argentina to the current challenges of transporting seeds to and from the U.S. Stine’s commitment to pushing boundaries year after year ensures we remain a genetic leader in the marketplace. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ X: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

February 13 • 29m 48s
The ROI of Seed Treatments With Charlie McKenna cover art

The ROI of Seed Treatments With Charlie McKenna

Charlie McKenna, director of sales for My Yield, joins the Stine Seedcast to discuss the benefits of seed treatments, from fungicides and insecticides to biologicals. As we approach the ideal time to talk through these types of inputs with your seed partners, Charlie also provides advice on the questions to ask to ensure you’re getting the right treatment combination for your fields. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ X: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

January 30 • 33m 11s
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Agronomy Update with Mark Johnson

Stine corn technical agronomist Mark Johnson shares his expertise in agronomy and row crop production, including what’s essential for a successful growing season. He notes it all starts with compiling a plan this winter to get ahead of the things you can control, such as inputs and hybrid/variety selection. He also encourages all growers to work with their seed advisors and sales reps to ensure the right crop is going in the right field.   Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ X: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

January 16 • 27m 57s
The Evolution of the Stine Seed Farm with Steve Luther cover art

The Evolution of the Stine Seed Farm with Steve Luther

Stine Seed Farm manager Steve Luther has worked on the farm for more than two decades. From the evolution of narrow-row planting to custom-made planters and harvesters, Steve has been a part of many different farming innovations and agronomic changes. Listen as Steve discusses his Stine story, the farm’s progression through the years and what he anticipates growers will have to prepare for this upcoming planting season.  Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ X: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

January 2 • 43m 46s
A Legacy of Farming, Public Service and Advocacy with Secretary Bill Northey cover art

A Legacy of Farming, Public Service and Advocacy with Secretary Bill Northey

Secretary Bill Northey was raised among strong family figures who spent their careers farming and advocating for their peers in agriculture. He grew up understanding the importance of advocacy and what it takes to work with governments to create a more resilient future for ag. Listen as Secretary Northey explores his various roles in the industry, the challenges he’s faced along the way, his advice for the next generation and his current role as CEO of the Agribusiness Association of Iowa. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ X: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

December 19 • 50m 5s
A History of Stine’s Guyana Nursery with Warren Stine cover art

A History of Stine’s Guyana Nursery with Warren Stine

In 2004, Stine began conducting seed research work in the South American country of Guyana. While the location of our farmstead there has many advantages, including the ability to churn four generations of seed per year, it also has an interesting background. Assistant director of corn research Warren Stine joins the Stine Seedcast to share his historical account of the Stine farm in Guyana, from its first settlers in the 1700s and how they used the land to how the farm’s unique soil types have developed over time. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ X: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

December 5 • 42m 11s
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Exploring Economic Trends with John Deere Financial

John Deere Financial’s David O’Malley joins the Stine Seedcast to discuss recent economic trends that will affect the borrowing power of ag producers now and in the next planting and growing season. O’Malley explores the latest issues facing ag producers and provides tips for navigating these challenges so they can confidently plan for next year.   Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ X: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

November 21 • 20m 43s
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Building Better Seed Genetics With Ben Aldrich

Stine research scientist Ben Aldrich has made his career in data analysis and research and has a very diverse background in biology. From aerial phenotyping to molecular assays, genotyping and more, Ben helps our breeding teams identify higher-yielding corn and soybean genetics to build better product offerings for our grower customers. Learn about his Stine story and how his unique research background supports his role with the company in this episode of the Stine Seedcast. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ X: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

November 7 • 32m 39s
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Choosing a Career with Stine

Since June 2001, Todd Schomburg has been a versatile team member at Stine, holding many different positions within the company. In his new role as director of recruitment, Todd discusses the unique perspective gained from his journey and invites listeners to discover the perfect fit for a future at Stine. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ X: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

October 24 • 15m 46s
Harvesting Wishes and Cultivating Hope With Make-A-Wish cover art

Harvesting Wishes and Cultivating Hope With Make-A-Wish

In June this year, Stine announced a partnership with Make-A-Wish Iowa called Harvesting Wishes — a unique program to engage farmers and agricultural workers across the country to participate in granting life-changing wishes for kids in their communities. In this episode of the Stine Seedcast, we sit down with Sara Kurovski, CEO of Make-A-Wish Iowa, to discuss her goals for the program and how Stine grower customers can cultivate hope and resiliency for critically ill children from coast to coast.  Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ X: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

October 10 • 29m 45s
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Stine Sales Training 101 With Ken Wolf

There is no storyteller quite like Stine director of training Ken Wolf. He has an interesting background to be sure, from his first role making $0.50/hour driving trucks for a vegetable farmer to working his way through the ranks at Stine throughout the 1990s and the new millennium. Ken’s expertise and strong social and storytelling abilities have built our sales training program into what it is today. Listen in as Ken shares his unique story and secrets to sales training success in this episode of the Stine Seedcast. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ X: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

September 26 • 46m 38s
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A Conversation with Harry Stine

This conversation marks a special milestone for the Stine Seedcast: our 50th episode. To celebrate, we talk with the man who started it all, Harry Stine. Harry shares the history of the business, where we are today as we celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Stine brand and the future he envisions for the company. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ X: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

September 12 • 31m 53s
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Decoding Soybean Scores with Tyler DuBay

Stine soybean technical agronomist Tyler DuBay is back on the Stine Seedcast for another conversation on our soybean program. In this episode, Tyler shares his expertise to help us crack the code on soybean scores. From gene markers to resistance versus tolerance, Tyler will tell you everything you need to know about decoding soybean genetics.    Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

August 29 • 37m 55s
An Overview of Stine’s Soybean Breeding Program with Tyler DuBay cover art

An Overview of Stine’s Soybean Breeding Program with Tyler DuBay

Stine soybean technical agronomist Tyer DuBay joins the Stine Seedcast to discuss his role in evaluating soybean products for the company. He provides a step-by-step overview of how soybean lines advance through our breeding program, what differentiates Stine soybeans from the pack and the new innovations we deploy to keep us ahead of the rest of the industry. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

August 15 • 43m 29s
Exploring Stine’s Global Presence with Myron Stine cover art

Exploring Stine’s Global Presence with Myron Stine

Forty-five years ago, the Stine brand started out as a small regional brand. Today, Stine has grown into a global brand, with business reach in North America, South America, Europe and China. From the U.S. to Brazil and Ukraine, company president Myron Stine joins the Stine Seedcast to discuss Stine’s growing global footprint and how our work in these international markets helps our U.S. operations. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

August 1 • 21m 2s
Navigating Tar Spot with Meaghan Anderson, ISU Extension and Outreach Field Agronomist cover art

Navigating Tar Spot with Meaghan Anderson, ISU Extension and Outreach Field Agronomist

Meaghan Anderson, field agronomist for central Iowa and industry extension specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, joins host David Thompson for a conversation on tar spot. Tar spot can cause significant yield damage to corn and continues to make its way east to west. As it spreads, growers need to understand what it looks like, the environment it thrives in, and what they can do to mitigate the disease now and in the future. Anderson shares her expert advice in this episode of the Stine Seedcast.  Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

July 18 • 29m 5s
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Celebrating 45 Years of the Stine Brand with Myron Stine

Stine Seed Company is thrilled to celebrate its 45th anniversary of the Stine brand this year. To commemorate this milestone, company president Myron Stine joins the Stine Seedcast to discuss what this achievement means for the business. As the son of company founder Harry Stine, Myron shares his earliest memories of Stine and how it’s grown to become an international brand.  Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

July 5 • 38m 16s
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Telling the Story of Agriculture with Duane Murley

AM 540 KWMT farm director Duane Murley is passionate about many things, but telling the stories of agriculture is among the top. Get to know about Duane’s background in ag, what drives him to stay in the know of the latest news, and how his role has changed since he started in ag radio nearly four decades ago in this episode of the Stine Seedcast.  Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

June 20 • 49m 51s
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From Research to Retail: Bringing Stine Corn Genetics to Market

Stine national corn product manager Brian Hartman joins the Stine Seedcast to discuss all things corn. From the new hybrids that come out of our corn breeding program to product selection and placement and the expansion of our corn portfolio, Brian provides a deep dive into the products we trust to place in our growers’ fields to maximize yield.   Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

June 6 • 30m 49s
Cultivating Leadership in Agriculture with Iowa Farm Bureau President Brent Johnson cover art

Cultivating Leadership in Agriculture with Iowa Farm Bureau President Brent Johnson

Brent Johnson, a fifth-generation farmer from Calhoun County, Iowa, knows farming is his true calling. He operates a farm with his wife, LuAnn, son, Matt and daughter-in-law, Rebekah. Johnson understands the importance of advocating for agriculture not just for his own operation but for the industry as a whole. As president of the Iowa Farm Bureau, Johnson is a strong advocate for agriculture and has received recognition for his leadership. In this episode of the Stine Seedcast, get to know Johnson, his journey with the Iowa Farm Bureau and his emphasis on communicating the story of agriculture.  Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

May 23 • 26m 17s
Doug Brower: A 40-year Legacy with Stine cover art

Doug Brower: A 40-year Legacy with Stine

Longtime Stine independent sales representative Doug Brower celebrated his 40th anniversary with Stine in March 2023. He is one of our longest tenured sales reps, an outstanding brand ambassador and has been instrumental in our four plus decades of growth. From providing boots on the ground support to sell Stine corn and soybean seed in his region in central Iowa to advising grower customers on placing the right products in their field, Doug is passionate about his role and the people he conducts business with every day. Get to know Doug in this episode of the Stine Seedcast. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

May 9 • 23m 1s
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Advocating for the Future of Ag with Ray Gaesser

With five decades of farming the family land in southwest Iowa under his belt and years of experience advocating for American farmers, Ray Gaesser has a phenomenal and inspirational story to share. On this episode, Ray joins host David Thompson to discuss circular agriculture, succession planning and his involvement in state and national ag organizations to improve production for the future. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

April 25 • 26m 42s
Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders with Iowa FFA President Sam Martin cover art

Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders with Iowa FFA President Sam Martin

With 260 school chapters and 19,000 members, Iowa FFA is one of the largest student organizations in the state. The future of agriculture has never looked brighter! In this episode of the Stine Seedcast, we sit down with Iowa FFA President Sam Martin to explore what FFA represents and how his experience with the organization has evolved and helped him develop leadership skills that will serve him throughout his career. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

April 11 • 29m 16s
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Best of Women in Ag

As we continue our monthlong celebration of women in ag, we look back at some of our past Women in Ag interviews. From educators molding young minds to industry leaders who have blazed their way in agriculture, we revisit the conversations of some inspiring women who are essential in driving the ag industry forward. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

March 28 • 1h 9m 44s
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Creating a Farming Legacy with Kyla Berry

Northwest Missouri native Kyla Berry is a self-proclaimed “Farm Uber.” As a mom of three young children, a partner on her family farm and health and fitness coach, she understands how to prioritize work and family. This former educator turned farm partner says it takes all hands on deck to get through the busy seasons, but family always comes first. Get to know Kyla, her background in ag and how she and her husband plan to continue the legacy of their family farm in this special episode of the Stine Seedcast. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ https://twitter.com/StineSeed

March 14 • 27m 8s
Weather Patterns and Their Impact on Crop Production with John Baranick cover art

Weather Patterns and Their Impact on Crop Production with John Baranick

Weather is one of the main elements a grower can’t control each year, but modern-day technology is clearing the path for meteorologists to make more accurate predictions that will allow growers more time to plan ahead. On this episode of the Stine Seedcast, John Baranick, a meteorologist for DTN, joins host David Thompson to discuss how he uses weather forecasts to help farmers and ag industry professionals make timely operational decisions. He also discusses how the weather impacted crops in 2022 and what he anticipates for the upcoming planting and growing seasons as La Niña phases out and El Niño rolls in. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ https://twitter.com/StineSeed

February 28 • 37m 52s
Planter Maintenance and Upgrades with Bryan Porter of Porter’s Ag Solutions cover art

Planter Maintenance and Upgrades with Bryan Porter of Porter’s Ag Solutions

Considering updating your planter? Bryan Porter of Porter’s Ag Solutions shares how his team helps growers rebuild their planters to be more efficient and equipped with today’s precision technology. From hydraulic downforce to weight distribution kits and electric drives, there’s a lot that can be done to rebuild a planter so you don’t have to buy new. Bryan also provides some great tips on prepping your planter for the upcoming season and shares thoughts on new and emerging planting technologies that are on the horizon. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

February 14 • 23m 49s
Weed Control Considerations for 2023 and Beyond with Dr. Aaron Hager cover art

Weed Control Considerations for 2023 and Beyond with Dr. Aaron Hager

Residuals. Herbicide carryover. Rotational intervals. Herbicide resistance. Trait considerations. Endangered Species Act criteria. All these factors need to be considered when planning for the 2023 planting season and beyond, especially regarding weed control. Join us on this episode of the Stine Seedcast as we discuss all of this and more with Dr. Aaron Hager — associate professor of weed science in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ https://twitter.com/StineSeed

January 31 • 46m 55s
Gleaning 2022 Insights for Success in 2023 with Tom Larson and Tony Lenz cover art

Gleaning 2022 Insights for Success in 2023 with Tom Larson and Tony Lenz

Growers need to consider the factors that impacted their operations in 2022 to effectively plan for the 2023 planting and growing seasons. Drought and tar spot are two major areas of concern that may carry over from last year.  Stine director of agronomy Tom Larson and technical agronomist Tony Lenz sift through the good and the bad of 2022 and how growers can plan ahead to make 2023 their dream year for yield. Also, stay tuned to learn how Stine’s agronomy team will support our corn and soybean breeding programs in the new year. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

January 17 • 36m 44s
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Pattern Ag: In-depth findings from 2022

In this episode of the Stine Seedcast, we welcome back Mike Tweedy, vice president of sales for Pattern Ag. Pattern Ag is set to release its 2023 Predictive Analysis Report in January. Mike joins host David Thompson to provide a sneak peek of the findings from the in-depth 2022 soil data analysis — from root rot to anaerobic environments. The two also explore how these findings can help prepare Stine growers for the upcoming planting and growing seasons.  Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

January 3 • 32m 19s
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Yield+ Corn Tour with Myron Stine and Matt Leavitt

On this episode of the Stine Seedcast, Myron Stine continues his Yield+ Corn Tour and travels to Minot, North Dakota, to meet with grower Matt Leavitt of Leavitt Farms. In an area not typically known for corn production, Matt and his family are making waves by implementing the right cropping practices with the proper hybrid selection to meet yield goals. This endeavor started with 80-bushel corn but has now picked up to 200+ bushel corn, thanks to a strategy that includes optimum fertility, Stine genetics, proper drydown, and, most importantly, family.  Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

December 20 • 28m 2s
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An Evolution of the Stine Seed Farm with Fred Eby

“Of all the stories we have at Stine, Fred’s is one of the most fascinating,” says David Thompson, host of the Stine Seedcast. On this episode, longtime Stine employee Fred Eby shares his history with Stine. From his early years working with Harry walking soybeans to his tenure as farm manager, learn about the evolution of our farm operations from the perspective of Fred Eby. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

December 6 • 28m 30s
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Seed Treatments 101

Not all seed treatments are created equal. Jay Stroh of Albaugh says it’s important to understand the base products in the treatment and how they can help boost the performance of your crop. “It’s about the active ingredients and not the brand,” he notes. Tune in to this episode of the Stine Seedcast to get a lesson in biologicals, nematicides, insecticides and more from a trusted source in the seed treatment industry. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

November 22 • 33m 34s
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ALMACO: A Deep History of Innovation

Stine® is a company driven by research. Planting, managing and harvesting more than a million research plots each year requires some pretty sophisticated equipment. Enter ALMACO — a custom seed research equipment company headquartered in Nevada, Iowa. ALMACO has a deep history of innovation and is a trusted partner in the seed business. In fact, Stine currently has 57 custom ALMACO harvesters and 26 planters that are enabled with ALMACO equipment on the farm — a testament to our relationship with the company and the equipment they provide. Learn about ALMACO’s position as an industry leader in custom seed research and its history with Stine in this episode of the Stine Seedcast. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

November 8 • 40m 9s
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Stine Seed: The Original Short-Stature Corn Company with Myron Stine

The ag industry is abuzz with conversations of a revolution. Short-stature corn is changing the game, and more seed companies than ever before are starting to play. At Stine, we’re elated the rest of the industry is taking a leap forward with this way of thinking — a mindset that short-stature corn is the way of the future. We are proud to have been on the forefront of this revolution for the past three decades. On this episode, Stine President Myron Stine explores the origins of Stine’s short-stature corn and our advantage in the industry. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

October 25 • 27m 52s
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Maximizing Yields with MX Series Corn by Stine with Myron Stine

The next evolution of high-yielding corn is here. In this episode of the Stine Seedcast, host David Thompson and Stine President Myron Stine discuss what the company believes to be a big leap forward — MX Series Corn. Myron discusses the origins of MX Series Corn, the features and benefits of the hybrids, and how growers can access these exclusive products for the 2023 season. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

October 11 • 20m 59s
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Best of the Yield+ Corn Tour with Myron Stine: Part 2

In Part 2 of our Best of the Yield+ Corn Tour series, we explore even more stories from innovative growers who are employing super management strategies to achieve maximum yields on their farms. Myron visits with growers in Iowa and Illinois to explore how they use Stine genetics along with different tactics and inputs to meet their yield goals.Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

September 27 • 1h 12m 32s
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Best of the Yield+ Corn Tour with Myron Stine: Part 1

On this special episode of the Stine Seedcast, we revisit some of our grower interviews on Myron Stine’s Yield+ Corn Tour. From Minnesota to Ohio and Iowa, we hear from innovative growers who utilize Stine® genetics and employ “super management” techniques to maximize yield on their farm.   In Part 1 of our “Best of Yield+ Corn Tour” series, we hear from:   Ryan Christopherson, Clarkfield, Minnesota Mitchell Rohrs, McGuffey, Ohio Jason Moeller, West Union, Iowa   Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

September 13 • 59m 29s
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Advanced Soil Analysis for Optimum Crop Protection

Mike Tweedy, vice president and head of sales for Pattern Ag, joins us for a conversation on how advanced soil analysis can help growers identify and predict potential pests, diseases and nutrient problems in their fields. From soil sampling to DNA sequencing and intuitive reporting, learn how Pattern Ag seeks to revolutionize agriculture through soil biology. We’re also pleased to talk about our partnership with them for the 2023 season — a venture to help growers identify potential pest and disease pressure in their fields so we can better identify the right hybrid, variety and seed treatment for their operation.

August 30 • 31m 45s
“Soybean Cyst Nematodes: Silent Yield Killers,” with Dr. Greg Tylka cover art

“Soybean Cyst Nematodes: Silent Yield Killers,” with Dr. Greg Tylka

Dr. Greg Tylka, director of the Iowa Soybean Research Center and a Morrill professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology at Iowa State University, has dedicated his life’s work to studying soybean cyst nematodes (SCN) and their effects on soybean fields. In this episode of the Stine Seedcast, we explore the biology and evolution of SCN, their presence in production agriculture and best management strategies to detect and control these silent yield killers.  Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

August 16 • 53m 30s
An Overview of Stine’s Emergence Flag Study with Tom Larson and Tony Lenz cover art

An Overview of Stine’s Emergence Flag Study with Tom Larson and Tony Lenz

Stine continually seeks ways to improve yields and best management practices for growers in the field, which is why we recently launched a unique emergence study. Stine corn technical agronomists Tony Lenz and Tom Larson sit down with host David Thompson to discuss how this study evaluates corn emergence to demonstrate how uniform emergence impacts ears and, ultimately, yield. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

August 2 • 34m 58s
The Value of Stine’s Agronomy Department with Director of Agronomy Todd Schomburg cover art

The Value of Stine’s Agronomy Department with Director of Agronomy Todd Schomburg

The journey to high yield starts with time-tested, proven genetics. But even the best genetics won't matter if they are not placed and managed properly. Join host David Thompson as he welcomes Stine's director of agronomy, Todd Schomburg, to discuss Stine's growing agronomy department and the agronomic services we offer to grower customers. From seed selection to timing of inputs and crop scouting, Todd discusses how our agronomists are dedicated to helping our customers make the most of every acre they plant. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

July 19 • 32m 14s
From Lab to Field: The Path to High-Yielding Corn and Soybean Germplasm with Stine Biotech cover art

From Lab to Field: The Path to High-Yielding Corn and Soybean Germplasm with Stine Biotech

Delivering the industry’s best corn and soybean germplasm starts at Stine Biotechnology in Ames, Iowa. In this episode of the Stine Seedcast, research scientists Dr. Bruce Held and Dr. Vaithilingam Sekar explain the science of Stine seed, the trial and error that go into getting it right, and what’s on the horizon for gene-editing technology.  Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

July 5 • 52m 8s
A Journey to General Manager of Sales at Stine with Clint Bounds cover art

A Journey to General Manager of Sales at Stine with Clint Bounds

Join host David Thompson as he chats with Clint Bounds, general manager of sales, about his path to Stine, his many roles with the company and how he supports our sales team members and their customers. From his early days cold calling prospects to his current position working with sales reps to instill trust in the Stine brand (and its people), Clint shares his tips for taking care of customers and what sets Stine apart. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

June 21 • 34m 33s
“Start clean and don’t skip the sulfur” with Myron Stine and Bob Manning of Waukee, Iowa cover art

“Start clean and don’t skip the sulfur” with Myron Stine and Bob Manning of Waukee, Iowa

Sulfur. Phosphate. Potash. It’s a combination of nutrients and clean fields that Stine grower Bob Manning utilizes each year on his Waukee, Iowa-based operation to achieve his desired yield results. Learn Bob’s top super management strategies — and the order in which he recommends them — in the latest Yield+ Corn Tour episode of the Stine Seedcast. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

June 7 • 1h 6m 46s
“Achieving 300+ bushels with narrow-row corn” with Myron Stine and Daron Judd of Lostant, Illinois cover art

“Achieving 300+ bushels with narrow-row corn” with Myron Stine and Daron Judd of Lostant, Illinois

On this episode of the Stine Seedcast, Myron Stine continues his Yield+ Corn Tour and travels to Lostant, Illinois, to meet Daron Judd — a third-generation grower. Daron owns and operates Judd Farms and is a big believer in narrow-row corn, which has been key to helping him meet his yield goal each year. From his preferred row width to his favorite Stine hybrids and how he uses drone technology on the farm, learn how Daron achieves 300+ bushels/acre corn. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

May 24 • 31m 20s
History of Stine Soybean Research with Bill Eby cover art

History of Stine Soybean Research with Bill Eby

For 54 years, Bill Eby has been instrumental to our soybean breeding program. His history with the company dates back to the 1960s when he and Harry Stine began their soybean research venture. Together, they’ve formed two companies, Improved Variety Research and then Midwest Oilseeds — the most successful soybean research and development program in existence. Bill is still heavily invested in Midwest Oilseeds and Stine and has greatly contributed to advancing the soybean industry. Hear his story in this episode of the Stine Seedcast. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

May 10 • 41m 31s
Stine Production Operations with Chuck Hansen cover art

Stine Production Operations with Chuck Hansen

For nearly four decades, Vice President of Production Chuck Hansen has been in tune with the ins and outs of the seed industry. He joined Stine full-time in 1983 and soon realized our success is driven by the core principles that differentiate us from our competitors — a strong work ethic and a mindset that yield matters most. Get to know Chuck, his background with Stine and the history of our seed production operations in this episode of the Stine Seedcast. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

April 26 • 54m 30s
The Story of Stine HP Corn with Warren Stine cover art

The Story of Stine HP Corn with Warren Stine

Assistant Director of Corn Research Warren Stine discusses the origins of Stine HP Corn— an “accidental” discovery that has led to the industry’s leading high-population corn research. Learn how our innovative corn breeding program has produced genetics that perform in higher populations and have the characteristics to maximize yields in our latest edition of the Stine Seedcast. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

April 12 • 39m 9s
Women in Ag: Jennifer Marion cover art

Women in Ag: Jennifer Marion

Our monthlong Women in Ag celebration concludes with a conversation with Woodward-Granger ag teacher and FFA advisor Jennifer Marion. Jennifer’s passion for agriculture started on her family’s row crop farm in central Illinois. She decided to home in on that passion and pursue a bachelor’s degree in agricultural and life sciences education at Iowa State. Learn more about Jennifer and her path as a woman in ag on this special episode of the Stine Seedcast. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

March 29 • 19m 7s
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Women in Ag: McKenzie Gettler

On this episode of the Stine Seedcast, we continue our celebration of women in ag by sitting down with McKenzie Gettler. McKenzie is an ag teacher and FFA advisor for the Adel-Desoto-Minburn Community School District, located in Adel, Iowa. Learn how McKenzie guides young minds and encourages her students to pursue a future in the ag industry in this special episode of the Stine Seedcast. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

March 22 • 21m 35s
Women in Ag: Susanne (Kinzenbaw) Veatch cover art

Women in Ag: Susanne (Kinzenbaw) Veatch

As president of Kinze Manufacturing, Susanne (Susie) Veatch knows a thing or two about what it takes to succeed in the industry. Her top advice for women in ag? Work with integrity, listen to and learn from others, be respectful, have a can-do attitude, and work hard. Learn about Susie’s background as the second generation in the family business and how she achieves work-life balance in this special edition of the Stine Seedcast.   Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

March 15 • 36m 30s
Women in Ag: Renae Schmidt cover art

Women in Ag: Renae Schmidt

We’re pleased to continue our monthlong celebration of Women in Ag with the first-ever Women in Ag series of the Stine Seedcast. First up — Renae Schmidt, Stine sales support team lead and guest co-host of the podcast this month. Renae is a master of sales support, her husband’s partner on the family farm and a mother of four. Learn how she does it all in this special edition of the Stine Seedcast! Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

March 8 • 23m 37s
A History of Stine’s Corn Breeding Program with Warren Stine cover art

A History of Stine’s Corn Breeding Program with Warren Stine

Stine’s one-of-a-kind corn breeding program, an undertaking that started in the 1970s, has developed into one of the most extensive in the industry. Warren Stine sits down to discuss how it all started and how it got to where it is today — a unique program that develops better corn faster with more than 50,000 new lines each year and a rigorous testing program. Learn why Stine corn has yield!  Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

February 22 • 37m 35s
Planning for the 2022 Planting Season with Stine Agronomists Mike Smith and Bill Kessinger cover art

Planning for the 2022 Planting Season with Stine Agronomists Mike Smith and Bill Kessinger

No year is the same in farming, but there are strategies that can help growers plan ahead for whatever mother nature and the environment bring their way. Learn the key elements of an effective planting plan and what growers must prepare for in this episode of the Stine Seedcast. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

February 8 • 29m 12s
2021 Lessons Learned with Stine Agronomists Mike Smith and Bill Kessinger cover art

2021 Lessons Learned with Stine Agronomists Mike Smith and Bill Kessinger

Several factors go into producing yield each year, from genetic selection to planting date to timely nutrient applications and more. Stine Corn Technical Agronomists Mike Smith and Bill Kessinger chime in to tell us what worked well and what growers struggled with during the 2021 planting, growing and harvest seasons. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

January 25 • 39m 39s
2021 Weed Control Takeaways with ISU Extension Field Agronomist Meaghan Anderson cover art

2021 Weed Control Takeaways with ISU Extension Field Agronomist Meaghan Anderson

Waterhemp. Velvet leaf. A lot of problematic weeds reared their ugly heads in 2021, but those we faced last growing season can help us plan ahead in 2022. Iowa State University Extension Field Agronomist Meaghan Anderson stops by the Stine Seedcast to share her weed control takeaways from 2021 and tips for growers to prepare for those same weeds in 2022. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

January 11 • 35m 4s
What’s New in Crop Protection with UPL’s Andy Hurst cover art

What’s New in Crop Protection with UPL’s Andy Hurst

Join Stine National Marketing and Sales Director David Thompson as he has a (remote) discussion with UPL Seed Technologies Business Manager Andy Hurst about what’s new in the crop protection arena. From UPL’s Motif herbicide, which is now labeled for use with LibertyLink GT27 soybeans, to good cultural practices, Andy packs more than 30 years of knowledge on good weed management strategies into one episode. Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

December 28 • 26m 3s
Yield+ Corn Tour with Myron Stine and Jason Moeller cover art

Yield+ Corn Tour with Myron Stine and Jason Moeller

You can’t beat farming, but what you can beat is last year’s yield results. That’s the way Stine grower Jason Moeller views it. Jason recently sat down with Stine President Myron Stine to discuss his super management strategies to achieving better yield with each passing year. From his favorite hybrid to his unique approach to fertilizer applications and crop rotation, learn what makes 300+ bushel/acre corn a reality for this Midwestern farmer.   Make sure you follow/subscribe on your podcast feed of choice so you never miss an episode! Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

December 14 • 31m 10s
Yield+ Corn Tour with Myron Stine and Mitchell Rohrs cover art

Yield+ Corn Tour with Myron Stine and Mitchell Rohrs

Short-stature, high-population corn genetics may be an obvious path to high yields for some, but it takes more than selecting the right hybrid. It’s a systems approach that requires super management at all levels of production. In Episode 2 of the Stine Seedcast, learn how northwest Ohio farmer Michell Rohrs applies this super management strategy to his corn acres to deliver consistent high yields. Make sure you follow/subscribe on your podcast feed of choice so you never miss an episode! Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

November 30 • 18m 13s
Yield+ Corn Tour with Myron Stine & Ryan Christopherson cover art

Yield+ Corn Tour with Myron Stine & Ryan Christopherson

Join Stine President Myron Stine for stop No. 1 on his Yield+ Corn Tour as he visits Clarkfield, Minnesota, to chat with Stine grower Ryan Christopherson. Ryan shares his best practices to achieving consistent high yields with narrow-row, high-population corn. From his experience as a fifth-generation farmer and Navy mechanical engineer and pilot, Ryan’s focus goes byond the hybrid. His system’s approach includes a calculated yield goal and attention to detail, from genetics to inputs to equipment. Make sure you follow/subscribe on your podcast feed of choice so you never miss an episode! Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

November 16 • 32m 12s
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Introducing the Stine Seedcast

This is the Stine Seedcast. The only podcast dedicated to everything Stine Seed Company. In this biweekly show, our host, David Thompson, sits down with Stine company leaders, grower customers, agronomists, partners, and special guests from around the country to discuss all the ways that Stine maximizes yield potential. Make sure to tune in every other week to find out exactly why Stine has yield.   Make sure you follow/subscribe on your podcast feed of choice so you never miss an episode! Make sure you stay up to date on everything Stine by following us on all our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StineSeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stineseedco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StineSeed

November 10 • 58s
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