What do farmers think of grower programs?

It is now common practice for Crop Protection and Seed companies to offer rewards programs designed to encourage farmers to purchase multiple products from their company. But what do farmers think of these programs?

In the fall of 2019, Stratus completed a survey of 1,150 US farmers with an average farm size of 2,300 acres.  The study examined farmer participation in programs in 2019 and the resulting impact on company shares. The study also looked at awareness…

New Stratus Report Released:  Big Shifts in Preferred Wheat Varieties

In 2015, 2016 and 2018 Stratus surveyed wheat growers about the varieties they grew, using both certified and bin-run seed. The analysis reveals some big swings.

In 2018 only three varieties were grown on more than a million acres each, led by AAC Brandon on over 5 million acres.  It has been a long time since one variety has been so widely grown in Western Canada. Back…