As we look forward to the finish-line of the season, protecting the yield we have built all season will help the bottom line come harvest.  Yield loss and quality damage from late season insects are just as critical to prevent as early season issues.  Remember the wide range of insecticides we have to offer along with options for harvest aids. 
Aim is a great recommend
ation for soybeans, corn and grain sorghum check out the link!


Got Grasshoppers?? 

Call us today for grasshopper control as little as $1.25 per acre!!


2015 Seed Treatments and Inoculants  
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Remember fungicides for your beans to help increase yields. Click on the link below to see the soybean growth stage descriptions!



Sims is constantly working on developing a strong relationship with our customers, helping them find the best options of chemicals and fertilizer at the most affordable prices.  Farming, although has been around for decades, continues to evolve rapidly to produce bigger, better yields faster.  Sims is devoted to keeping our customers productive in this fast moving market.  We continue to move ahead in the Crop Life 100, where we're proud to earn our spot at #82, supporting our strong bond with the farming community.  Thank you to all of our customers for your continued support!

We are on call for Saturdays effective 9/14.  If you are in need of anything over the weekend feel free to call and we will be happy to assist you.

We know you are busy, if you need to come in earlier or later, give us a call and we will make every attempt to assist you. 

Weekday Hours:
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
800-821-4289 or 785-346-5681
Ryan Delaney: 785-346-6240
Mike Delaney: 785-346-6396
Brett Lix: 785-345-3055
Katie Lix: 785-346-6447

Sims is now offering LG Seeds!!
We have several varieties of Corn and Soybeans available, as well as Alfalfa.
LG Seeds offers a portfolio of standout varieties for your farm, even in challenging weather conditions. 
Combining cutting edge genetics and input traits to deliver the big tonnage and top quality you demand!
Please call us for more information!

Sims is offering a new herbicide by Bayer called Scoparia <<<<click on the link for more info


Sims is able to offer competitive pricing on semi loads of Fertilizer to your farm.  Please call us today to get a current price or to book your loads!

Call us today, to place your order, to be delivered in our new trucks.

Agriculture is the number one industry in Kansas, 
employing nearly one in five people!

                    Source: Kansas Foundation for Ag in the classroom

Tips for Using Burndow Herbicides 
  • Do not apply either glyphosate or Gramozone unless daytime temperatures exceed 55-60` F.
  • The higher the temperature the better.
  • Cold nights (<40`F) will reduce activity, particularly for glyphosate.
  • Sunny weather is important for Gramoxone as sun causes greater plant activity.
  • Be sure to include AMS at 8.5 to 17 lbs/100gal or equivalent with glyohosate and add a good quality NIS at a .25% v/v to Gramoxone.  Of course, if the glyphosate doesn't come fully loaded, add good quality NIS as well.
  • Nitrogen solutions (UAN) may be used as the carrier with either herbicide.  UAN can increase Gramoxone activity and reduce glyphosate activity (especially for perennials and difficult to control weeds). Adding AMS also reduces the antagonism.
  • Tank mixing a triazine such as atrazine with Gramoxone increases the activity; tank mixing any other herbicide and especially a clay-based herbicide (DF,F,WP) reduces glyphosate activity.  YOU can overcome the antagonism by increasing the glyphosate rate by 20 to 25%.
  • Use Flat fan tips with both (not floods) and apply Gramoxone at a minimum of 20 GPA.  Tip selection is less important with glyphosate than Gramoxone.
  • Spraying in late afternoon is not as effective as mid morning.
  • Finally, spray weeds that are actively growing and the smaller, the better for annuals.
This information was taken from Penn State Extension
William Curran, Professor of Weed Science



It pays to use Parallel Plus & Verdict!
Check out this clean milo field located 7 miles North of Portis, KS
on 09/08/13!




Click here to read about the Fungicide Rate chart

Look over the Fungicides for Wheat & Soybean Rust Treatment table here.



Western Kansas Kochia
Click Here --> Control Options ~by BASF



Weed Chart

Did you know that all weeds do not germinate at once? 

If so, do you know what time of year they germinate?

Take a few minutes to look at this chart to determine when is the best time
to stay one step ahead of these pesky weeds!


What is BlueDef It is a mixture of 32.5% high purity synthetic urea and 67.5% deionized
water that is used in Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems on diesel engines. 
DEF is the primary ingredient used to help convert NOx to harmless nitrogen and water.
BlueDef is stable, colorless, non-flammable, non-toxic and is classified as minimum risk for 
Packaging Options: 1 gallon, 2.5 gallon, 55 gallon drums, 275 gallon totes.
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