Our Address:

731 French Street
Peshtigo, WI 54157

Our Hours:

MON - FRI: 8AM - 4:30PM
Sat: 8am - 1pm

Crop Management

Crop Management

Certified Crop Adviser Jacob Radtke joined Charapata Seeds as a full-time agronomist in 2021.  Jacob’s focus is on improving the profitability of your farm through his crop consulting services.  Utilizing experience, independent research, and fine-tuned knowledge of your farm, Jacob can help maximize the profitability of your crops.  Allow Jacob to take care of your crop management so you can spend time on other farm tasks. Charapata Seed Sales is located in Peshtigo, WI and serves farmers and growers throughout Northeast Wisconsin’s agriculture community.

Crop Consulting

Crop consulting recommendations are based on experience, independent research and fine-tuned knowledge of your farm. Crop consulting services include:

  • High-quality, easy-to-read crop plans for crop rotation, chemical, fertilizer, and manure recommendations
  • In season chemical and fertilizer recommendations to ensure use of the right product, at the right rate, and the right time
  • Intensive scouting of every field
  • Easy-to-read field maps
  • Planter checks of every planter in the field to ensure proper planter function and planting depth 
  • Harvest recommendations to properly time silage and alfalfa harvest.  Proper harvest timing is essential in making high quality feed
  • Soil test charts to prioritize where fertility is needed or not needed on the farm
  • Crop budgets, because understanding input costs is critical to farm success

Nutrient Management Plans

Charapata Seed Sales’ certified crop advisor provides a variety of agricultural services to farmers, including certified Nutrient Management Plans, which include:

  • Soil Sampling
  • Manure Sampling
  • Writing 590 and 243 Nutrient Management Plans

NRCS Technical Service Provider (TSP)

Farmers are often amazed at the funding they can receive for conservation practices and farm building projects with protecting local resources in mind. Farmers can enroll in optional NRCS programs to receive funding for conservation practices like nutrient management, cover crops, no-till, low disturbance manure applications, etc. Farmers can also receive funding for building manure pits, manure pit expansion, feedpads, and runoff controls to help protect our natural resources.  Charapata Seed Sales has a certified Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Technical Service Provider (TSP) on staff to:

  • Write Design and Implementation Activity (DIA) 157 plans
  • Write Conservation Activity Plans (CAP) 104 plans
  • Writing Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans (CNMP) to meet NRCS requirements for farm expansion projects like manure pits, runoff controls, and feed storage.

Let Us Manage Your Crops

Let Charapata Seed Sales help manage your crops, Nutrient Management Plans, and NRCS programs. Contact us today to schedule a meeting with our certified crop advisor, Jacob Radtke.

Charapata Seed Sales, started as a seed dealership passed from grandfather to grandson, has since diversified into a bustling business serving the needs of farms and families in Northeast Wisconsin. Stop in and see what we’re all about.

Contact Us


731 French Street
Peshtigo, WI 54157





Store Hours

Mon 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tue 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Wed 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Thu 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sun Closed

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