2018 Planting Dates

Onion Calendar Test 2018 Rain Predictions

(Eastern Nebraska)

Merschman Seeds Area Sales Manager Joe Birky, Strang NE uses this method to help predict rain for the upcoming year. His method is fairly accurate.
Legend has it the Chinese have been doing this for 3,000 years ago. It has also been passed down through generations from all over the world. Many people still use this method to predict rainfall. 

Here is the technique used by Joe Birky — buy 6 white onions and cut in half to make cups.

Dick Moore's 2018 Planting Guide



MS Technologies™

New research reveals growers' highest rated soybean trait platform of 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017


Stine has developed a unique way to improve seed corn production. Stine’s one-of-a-kind, internally designed and custom-built FieldMax Seed Corn Harvesting System was designed to minimize handling, reduce waste and increase harvest efficiency on the Stine Seed Farm in Adel, Iowa. This innovative system allows Stine to perform in the field many of the tasks that would typically be done in a seed corn production facility.

As RoundUp Sales Declines, Monsanto Drops Independent Seed Company Selling Competitor’s Traits.

As RoundUp Sales Declines, Monsanto Drops Independent Seed Company Selling Competitor’s Traits.

(West Point, IA) — Merschman Seeds, an independent seed company based in West Point, Iowa, received notice from Monsanto that their licenses of Monsanto products would not be renewed. Merschman Seeds has been producing seed using Monsanto traits for 21 years.

Merschman Seeds Signs Up as Licensee for LibertyLink® GT27 System

Merschman Seeds Signs Up as Licensee for LibertyLink®GT27 System

WEST POINT, IOWA — Merschman Seeds is pleased to announce it has signed on as a licensee for the LibertyLink®GT27 Soybean Performance System. The Balance™ GT Soybean Performance System will benefit soybean growers by providing elite, high-yielding genetics coupled with a double herbicide-tolerant trait stack offering protection against a wide range of broadleaf weeds and grasses.

2018 Seed Soybean Treatment

New improved 10 step Bonus Coated+™ with Pearl Coat+™ as its standard soybean seed treatment for 2018

Merschman Seeds


Tuesday March 28, 2017 8:00AM