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The economics of 2017 corn production have challenged many farmers with minimizing losses per acre. One area that some farmers have targeted for reducing costs is hybrid selection. Planting corn hybrids without Bt protection for European corn borer (ECB), corn
The University of Kentucky corn for grain hybrid trials and corn for silage hybrid trials are online. The corn for grain trials were planted at seven locations around the state, two of which are irrigated. Hybrids were divided into early,
The Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program is intended to provide corn growers, crop consultants and other ag professionals first-hand opportunity to observe performance of elite hybrids and generate information to better assess hybrid performance and adaptability in Mississippi.
Bt traits got international attention this past month, after Mexican scientists released a mega-analysis of Bt-corn hybrids. The team of Mexican scientists conducted an environmental risk assessment of two genetically modified (GM) corn hybrids containing Bt proteins, Genuity VT Triple
Mississippi State University annually conducts Corn for Grain Hybrid Trials in eight locations representing different growing regions, cropping systems, and soil types in order to help growers make the best seed choices for their operations.
The Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program is intended to provide corn growers, crop consultants and other ag professionals first-hand opportunity and information to better assess hybrid performance and adaptability in Mississippi.
Harvest is underway! Long days and short nights in the combine, tractor and truck give farmers time to reflect. Key things to remember from 2016 are the wet spring, dry June, wet and late summer, and early fall. With commodity
A producer in St. Joseph County (South Bend area) made a request for us to visit a few cornfields in his area, including his own and those of friends, to see the amount of western bean cutworm feeding occurring. The
As of Sunday, May 1, Nebraska farmers had already planted 26% of the state’s 2016 corn crop. That contrasts with 45% in 2015, but compares well with the five-year average of 31%. As the days pass, anxiety swells for farmers
Modern corn hybrids produce more plant material and take up, on average, the same amount of nitrogen as earlier varieties, in spite of being more crowded and having less nitrogen available per plant, a Purdue University review finds. In an