Agronomy Tip: Treat the Seed

Tanna Petersak, Regional Sales Agronomist for Stine Seed recommends thinking more critically about seed treatments and the short- and long-term benefits.

“Many farmers may use a standard low-rate treatment when they could be benefiting by using biologicals and amino acids,” Petersak says. “Farmers can cut costs by treating seed themselves and using an effective treatment, while tailoring it to their operation.”

Treatments protect genetics, not necessarily improving them. Petersak says, “Although genetics are very important, this is an enhancer we need to take advantage of.”

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