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Managing Early Season Crop Needs

CEU Credits: 1 |
Nutrient Management
*CHS Agronomy has submitted this course and is awaiting approval from the Agronomy Society of America. Once approval is received, your transcript will automatically update and if your CCA number is included on your profile your credits will automatically be reported in 4-6 weeks.x
Published 03/04/2022
| Course Duration: 1:17:44

Helping growers make informed decisions at planting starts with understanding early season crop needs and factors that can limit growth, like disease. Take this course to help growers choose starter fertilizer and soil or seed applied fungicides to meet their needs. 

After successful completion of this course, you will be able to share with customers: 

  • Plant nutrition basics 
  • The advantages of starter fertilizer 
  • How to make starter fertilizer more efficient 
  • The benefits of in-furrow fungicides
  • How to identify factors that limit crop growth


Bruce Carlson

Bruce Carlson

CHS Agronomy, Technical Specialist

Bruce Carlson is a Technical Specialist with CHS Agronomy.  Before joining the company four years ago, he worked for DuPont/Pioneer for 27 years working in varies roles. Roles included Account Manager, Technical Rep. and Field Agronomist. Bruce graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Soil Science and Agronomy. 

Devin Wirth

Devin Wirth

CHS Agronomy, Technical Representative

Devin Wirth is originally from a small farming community in northern North Dakota. He received his Bachelor’s degree and is pursuing his Master’s degree from NDSU. Devin worked under Richard Zollinger as a research specialist conducting herbicide and adjuvant plot work for eight years. He has now been with CHS Agronomy for over 1 year as a Technical Representative.

Ryan Hunt

Ryan Hunt

FMC, Technical Service Manager

Ryan earned his bachelor’s degree in Crop and Weed Science in 2007 and master’s degree in Plant Science/Weed Science in 2010 both from North Dakota State University. He been working as a Technical Service Manager for FMC Corporation for 12 years in the Northern Plains region, specifically in North and South Dakota, northern Minnesota and eastern Montana. Ryan enjoys time outdoors hunting, fishing and golfing.