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Women in Ag 2019

November 6th marked the date of our 4th annual Women in Ag event! The event as held in Halstad, MN at the LRC and we had around 200 guests in attendance! We kicked off the event with a social hour including appetizers and a wine sampling from Carlos Creek Winery!…
Mike Dietrich
November 12, 2019
United StatesThunder Seed

Lineup of Enlist Soybeans

Thunder Seed is proud to announce a complete lineup of Enlist E3 soybeans with maturities ranging from 00.9 RM to 2.0 RM. Thunder Seed has been working directly with Enlist soybeans and the Enlist Weed Control System for multiple years. Our owners, being farmers themselves, have planted Thunder Seed Enlist…
Mike Dietrich
January 15, 2019
CanadaUnited StatesThunder Seed

2019 Grower Financing

With the seasons changing and harvest already beginning in some areas many farmers will have their calendars booked over the next few weeks. As a result, financing next year’s crop input purchases may not currently be at the top of your mind. However, we would like to remind you of…
Mike Dietrich
September 26, 2018
United StatesThunder Seed

Harvest Kickoff 2018

With harvest 2018 kicking into high gear, it’s an important time of year to see what has been working on your farm and what improvements can be made to make 2019 even better. Try the following tactics to help you take your productivity to the next level. When you’re combining…
Mike Dietrich
August 27, 2018
CanadaUnited StatesThunder Seed

Critical Weed Free Period

As planting comes to an end, its time to remember critical weed free periods. This is a key step to maximize yield.  Corn and soybeans, like many crops, are very week competitors in the seedling stage, so let’s keep the soybeans clean until at least V3 (third leaf) and the…
Mike Dietrich
May 18, 2018
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Thunder Agronomy Blog

Thunder Agronomy Blog With spring right around the corner, growers are chomping at the bit to get out there and start planting.  Here are a couple of the things we should try and remember to make it another successful planting season. Planting Rates When calculating seeding rates, make sure to…
Mike Dietrich
April 18, 2018
United StatesThunder Seed

Soybean Treatment and Inoculant

Soybean Treatment and Inoculant Derek Haug When I started my first internship I was told that all I needed to know about treating soybeans is that you need to paint them and make them sticky. While this may over simplify what the product being used and the benefits it is…
Mike Dietrich
April 13, 2018
United StatesThunder Seed

Alicia Narum Joins Thunder Seed

We are proud to welcome Alicia Narum to the Thunder Seed team. Alicia is our new financial analyst. She manages the accounting department, and her responsibilities include analyzing financial statements, submitting bill payments and advising on financial matters. Alicia has nearly four years of accounting experience. Most recently, she worked…
Mike Dietrich
March 23, 2016
United StatesThunder SeedDealer

Sunflower Oil Receives Positive Reviews

Mandan, ND - Americans are learning about the health benefits of sunflower oil, as shown in the International Food Information Council Foundation's 2015 Food and Health Survey. In that survey, sunflower oil received positive reviews: 56 percent of Americans rated sunflower oil as either "extremely healthful" or "somewhat healthful," which…
Mike Dietrich
June 8, 2015
United StatesThunder Seed

Crop Rotation Benefit with Sunflowers

By Larry Mueller, Thunder Seed Executive Sales Director For many years, my family has grown sunflowers and through the challenges, they have seen the goldenrod-colored crop become part of their regular rotation schedule. Here’s some firsthand observations on the advantages of growing sunflowers, including its place in crop rotations. This broadleaf crop is versatile…
Mike Dietrich
May 5, 2015
United StatesThunder Seed

Thunder Seed Introduces Three New Sunflower Varieties

Thunder Seed recently introduced three new sunflower varieties to its seed lineup. The new varieties are all Clearfield® hybrids, which makes them tolerant to Beyond® herbicide for excellent weed control. “We’re excited about the opportunity to offer sunflowers to our growers,” said Larry Mueller, executive sales director for Thunder Seed.…
Mike Dietrich
December 19, 2014
United StatesThunder Seed

Meet our U.S. District Sales Managers

Jeff Bates is Thunder Seed’s chief production officer and key accounts manager. He is responsible for communicating with current customers while seeking out new opportunities, and he handles all corn production issues, inventory and packaging. Jeff has been in the seed industry for 25 years, including 14 as an agronomy…
Mike Dietrich
August 22, 2014
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