Sunflower Production & 2019 Market Opportunities

Week 1 Alison in SF

Technical Agronomist Alison Pokrzywinski’s presentation on Sunflower Production & 2019 Market Opportunities from the Lake Region Extension Roundup in Devils Lake, ND on Jan 8, 2019.

Key points from Alison’s presentation include:

  • Over 50% of sunflower hybrids are now high oleic
  • Keep crop integrity, bin high oleics and NuSun sunflowers separately
  • 2019 crop insurance changes
  • Industry mergers, acquisitions and exits
  • New fertility recommendations
  • Disease, herbicide, insecticide, desiccation, blackbird control updates
  • Combine, tillage and genetic advantages