Aerial fungicide spraying at its finest
Aerial fungicide spraying at its finest
Aerial fungicide spraying at its finest

Let the Rotor Blades Roll
Let the Rotor Blades Roll
Let the Rotor Blades Roll

Corn fungicide crop spraying is an important step in ultimate control and enhancement of yields. Learn More About Our Agronomy Solutions

Summer is a busy time of the year for semi truck drivers.
Summer is a busy time of the year for semi truck drivers.
Summer is a busy time of the year for semi truck drivers.

A series of Learning Center meetings designed to educate our customers and sales staff alike were conducted at our Troxel plot site
A series of Learning Center meetings designed to educate our customers and sales staff alike were conducted at our Troxel plot site
A series of Learning Center meetings designed to educate our customers and sales staff alike were conducted at our Troxel plot site

Andy Paulson, General Manager of AXIS Seed Direct shows how AXIS seed has a superior root system.
Andy Paulson, General Manager of AXIS Seed Direct shows how AXIS seed has a superior root system.
Andy Paulson, General Manager of AXIS Seed Direct shows how AXIS seed has a superior root system.

Crop dusting in Burroughs country
Crop dusting in Burroughs country
Crop dusting in Burroughs country

Hintzsche is a family owned Ag retailer located in North Central Illinois and is backed by over 50 years of industry experience. The company is a leading provider of agricultural products and services and is comprised of several divisions including: Agronomy (fertilizers, crop protection products, and crop nutrients), Seed, Feed, and Pork. Since its inception in 1962, Hintzsche has grown from a single plant with a few team members to a company with 14 locations and over 150 full-time employees.

From the start, Hintzsche has remained focused on “people” and to this day it continues to build lasting relationships with each of its customers. Members of the Hintzsche team are honest, dependable, and provide a level of customer service that is unparalleled in the industry. Hintzsche truly partners with its customers – the hard working farmers of the Midwest – and does everything possible to ensure their continued success. It is these values that set Hintzsche apart from other Ag retailers and have enabled the long-term growth of the company.

From the Field
From the Field
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September 24, 2014–With an average week of temperatures, black layer projections have not changed much this week.  Basically, corn planted before May 10 that is less than 107-day RM is now black layered.  Full season corn planted by May 10th is now about a week away from physiological maturity.  At Black layer, corn is roughly 35%… Read more »
From the Field
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September 15, 2014 This cold snap we just shivered through really knocked my maturity date projections.  We gained less than 15 heat units in 4 days, which put us behind the 10-year average and significantly behind last year.  Those 4 cold days basically backed up black layer by 5 to 7 days.  We gave up all the… Read more »
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September 8, 2014—  Here is this week’s update for black layer projections.  The weather this past week gained us another day in black layer projections (see following chart). My projections for black layer for a 112-day hybrid (2,800 Heat Units) are for the following planting dates: May 1 = September 29 May 10 = October 3 May 20 = October… Read more »
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September 2, 2014—  Here is this week’s update for corn maturity projections.  With warmer than average weather for the end of August, my projections moved ahead several days.  Northern Illinois is now about 30 heat units ahead of the 10-year average, and just slightly ahead of the 2013 crop year.  (This past week last year was very… Read more »
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August 23, 2014—  To date, we have accumulated just over 2,300 heat units for the entire year, with August 22nd being the largest daily accumulation of heat units for 2014.  This pulled 2014 about a day ahead of 2013, and half a day behind the 10-year average. My projections for black layer for a 112-day… Read more »