Sure-Tech Laboratories from WinField® United
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, ID, West Salem, WI, Touchet, WA, Davis, CA, Boone, IA and Mt. Joy, PA. To learn more about Forage Genetics International, visit

SureTech Laboratories
SureTech provides timely and accurate testing to the entire Midwest from its Indianapolis location. For 50 years, SureTech has given retailers the resources they need to better serve their farmers. From traditional testing in a timely manner to specialty services including soybean cyst nematode testing, soil nitrogen testing and end-of-season stalk nitrate testing, this full-service agricultural lab helps drive the innovation WinField United champions. Learn more

Solum Labs
Solum® lives at the intersection of technology, agriculture and passion. In 2009, a group of physicists and Ph.D. students founded Solum Labs in Mountain View, California. To better accomplish their goal of making agriculture easier and more productive and to better serve their customers, Solum Labs relocated to Ames, Iowa. Through state-of-the-art software and soil measurement technology - and by leveraging cloud software, mobile and big data analytics – Solum is making precision agriculture more effective and efficient. Learn more about Solum’s soil testing.