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Research and Innovation

Sure-Tech Laboratories


Sure-Tech Laboratories provides timely, cost-effective and reliable soil- and tissue-testing services and analysis so you can take any corrective action necessary.

Answer Plot® Shared Operations Center
The Answer Plot® Shared Operations Center is the epicenter of the WinField® United Answer Plot® Program. Located in Vincent, Iowa, this facility is home to the specialized equipment used by a highly trained staff who plan and execute all of the program’s research. The two million data points generated through the program each year undergo rigorous examination that starts at this location. This ensures farmers have access to agronomic data that is statistically accurate, highly localized and nationally validated.
 
WinField® United Innovation Center
Not all WinField® United research takes place in a field. The WinField® United Innovation Center in River Falls, Wisc. is a state-of-the-art facility that focuses on product discovery and enhancement, gathering agronomic and creating new capabilities. The main attraction is the patented Spray Analysis System, one of only a few such systems in existence, which simulates real-world performance of crop protection applications. This includes the use of active ingredients with various spray nozzles and in multiple tank mixes.
 
Forage Genetics International Research Labs
For 25 years, Forage Genetics International (a part of the WinField® United) has led the forage industry with innovative genetic discoveries, variety developments and cutting-edge technologies. Its focus has always been on pioneering research and innovation, with plant breeding, biotech, yield trials, selection nurseries, and production facilities in locations throughout the United States, including Nampa, Idaho; West Salem, Wisc.; Touchet, Wash.; Davis, Calif.; Boone, Iowa; and Mt. Joy, Pa.
 
Ag Precision Formulators
Ag Precision Formulators takes pride in the innovative work we provide to producers and suppliers of agriculture products. We provide intensive research and quality control analysis on each product and tank mix. From plant growth regulators to every day pesticides, each customized formulation gets thoroughly analyzed.