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Market Insight: Mixed Outlook


There was a sharp decline in farmer sentiment in May, according to the latest Ag Economy Barometer published on Tuesday. Lowered expectations for profitability is the key concern. “It’s concern over the risk of a cost-price squeeze, and we’re right in the middle of it,” Jim Mintert told Agri-Talk’s Chip Flory. “They have very strong […]

Market Insight: Iowa Farmland: 84% owned debt-free


A recent report from Iowa State University’s on-going farmland research offers a glimpse of changes in ownership, leases and succession. Among the findings: Researchers’ findings also reveal farmland leases continue to be handled on a cash rent basis rather than crop share and owner-operated. Since 2017, cash rent, specifically fixed cash rent, has increased 5% […]

Kyle Walden Joins Meristem Team


Experienced Agronomy Manager To Serve Growers and Develop Dealers in North Dakota Columbus, Oh., June 15, 2023 – Experienced crop input specialist Kyle Walden has joined Meristem Crop Performance® Group, LLC, one of the fastest-growing crop input suppliers in America. Walden becomes Meristem’s sales rep and dealer coach in North Dakota. “Kyle Walden is a service-oriented expert at helping farmers get […]

Northside Elevator Teams Up With Meristem Crop Performance


“We are always focused on farm efficiency, yield, and profitability. Meristem’s products are going to help us deliver on those goals…” Northside Elevator, Inc., Loyal, Wisconsin, and Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC, based in Columbus, Ohio, have announced a new dealership agreement to serve farmers in Central Wisconsin. Under the new relationship, Northside Elevator will carry the […]

High-yield Growers, Researchers and Renowned Journalist Confirmed for Meristem’s Dealer Partner Event 


David Hula, Kelly Garrett, Fred Below and Sara Wyant On-board for Breakthrough to Excellence, August 2-4. Columbus, Ohio (AgPR) May 25, 2023 — David Hula, Kelly Garrett, Fred Below, and Sara Wyant have been confirmed as key speakers for Meristem’s Breakthrough to Excellence Dealer Partner Exchange, August 2-4, 2023, at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, Wisconsin, it was announced here […]

Opheim Seed and Chemical Teams Up with Meristem Crop Performance


“Meristem’s innovation…really fits well with our desire to help farmers make the most of every dollar they spend…” EAGLE GROVE, Iowa (AgPR) May 16, 2023 – Jason Opheim of Opheim Seed and Chemical (www.opheimseedandchemical.com) Eagle Grove, Iowa and Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC, based in Columbus, Ohio, today announced a new dealership agreement to serve farmers in […]

Bayer Moves to Erase Regional Seed Brands


Bayer Crop Science is sweeping 10 regional seed brands into the Channel seed brand, Bayer corporate leadership announced recently. The brands affected: Kruger Seeds, Stone Seed Group, Fontanelle Hybrids, Lewis Hybrids, Stewart Seeds, Hubner Seed, Gold Country Seed, Rea Hybrids, Specialty Hybrids, and Jung Seed Genetics, will begin to go away starting in 2024. The […]

Meristem Names Thrasher Director of Innovation and Product Management


Advanced Biological Veteran Brings Passion For Product Value and Ease of Use at Field-level Meristem Crop Performance today named Chris Thrasher as their director of innovation and product management. In this role, Thrasher, with more than a decade of experience bringing the benefits of biologicals to farmers, will support Meristem’s effort to bring more novel […]

SeedLink Teams Up with Meristem Crop Performance


“Meristem is bringing cutting-edge innovative technology…and we want our farmers to benefit from it.” Rio, Wisc., April 27, 2023 – SeedLink, LLC Rio, Wisconsin, and Meristem Crop Performance Group, LLC, based in Columbus, Ohio, today announced a new dealership agreement to serve farmers in Wisconsin. Under the new relationship, Jason Link and his team at […]

Jediah French Joins Team Meristem


Veteran Indiana-based agronomist Jediah French of Leopold will now be carrying Meristem’s innovative crop inputs to farmers in Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan. He is teaming up with Meristem as an account manager. “My work is most satisfying when I help a farmer solve an agronomy challenge and see them earn more money from each bushel […]


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