Star of the West - Richville

3269 S. Van Buren Rd

Richville, MI 48758



Richville Staff


Jacob Hecht, CCA

   Plant Manager

Jeff Martus, CCA

   Operations Manager

Dave Jankowski, CCA

   Field Sales Agronomist

Ryan Hegenauer, CCA

   Field Sales Agronomist /  Logistics



Rachel Sylvester

   Office Support & Billing

Matthew Singer, CCA

   Office Support & Billing


James Block

   Grain Marketing





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Quick Guides

Growing Degree Days Calculator (Corn use 50oF, Beets use 34oF, Wheat use 32oF, Soybeans use 50oF)

MSU Weed Control Guide 

Rain-Free Periods  Rotation Restrictions   Re-Entry Intervals


Richville, Michigan (48758)

Current Conditions Sunny
Temperature 12°F
Dew Point 7°F
Pressure 30.29 in. Hg
Humidity 80%
Wind 6 mph
From South


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Services Offered

Custom Fertilizer Blending Variable Rate Seeding Prescriptions
Custom Fertilizer Application Wheat and Bean Seed Treating
Precision GPS Soil Sampling Wheat Seed Cleaning
Variable Rate Fertilizer Application Aerial Imagery Services
Variable Rate Lime Applications Marketing Services
Custom Sprayer Applications Recordkeeping Services
Cover Crop Application Yield Monitor Mapping
Aerial Application PSNT/Soil Nitrate Testing
Crop Scouting Manure Testing
Tissue Sampling Sustainability Services



Cash Bids
White Wheat      
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Quotes are delayed, as of February 01, 2023, 09:26:04 AM CST or prior.
All grain prices are subject to change at any time.
Cash bids are based on 10-minute delayed futures prices, unless otherwise noted.

Seeding Rate Calculations

Beans and Beets



2020 Michigan Sugarbeet Variety Trial Results

2020 Michigan Sugar Company Grower's Guide

Michigan Sugar Beetcast - for DSV's

2019 Michigan Sugarbeet Research and Variety Trial Results


Dry Beans

2020 Michigan Dry Bean Performance Trial Results

2019 Michigan Dry Bean Trial Results

2020 Dry Bean Insect Control



Dry Bean Emergence Video - time lapse video



Levesol Sugarbeet Emergence Video

Slide on over to our Facebook page and check out the details and video of a comparison of sugarbeets planted with Levesol added to the in-furrow fertilizer program and those without Levesol. Here is the link below: 


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