• Lon Tonneson

    David Hartz and Headline on corn

    Inside Dakota Ag

     by Lon Tonneson
     on August 19, 2010

    Psst – want a new tip for growing high yield corn?   Headline fungicide.   Put it on as a seed treatment, put it in-furrow, spray some on with you herbicide and even fly it on at tasseling.   That’s what David Hartz does and he says it pays – and pays so well that he’s not even doing test strips anymore.   I admit I was skeptical. Companies can make a lot of claims about products, but that doesn’t mean they are true. What works in their…

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  • Lon Tonneson

    If it's Sunday, Lutherans are going to church...and talking about GMOs.

    Inside Dakota Ag

     by Lon Tonneson
     on August 9, 2010

    I drove to Gackle, N.D., Sunday to attend a meeting at a Lutheran church about genetically engineered crops. The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America – the same branch that is in lots of hot water in conservative North Dakota for saying it is okay for gays to serve as ministers in its churches -- has drafted a social statement on genetic engineering to be voted on in October at a church-wide assembly in Chicago. The ELCA has adopted social statements on many topics including the…

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