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Minnesota Corn: Should You Reduce Bt Trait Acreage to Cut Production Costs?

Minnesota Corn: Should You Reduce Bt Trait Acreage to Cut Production Costs?

👤By Bruce Potter and Ken Ostlie, University of Minnesota 🕔Mar 20, 2017

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

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Kentucky Corn: Hybrid Trial Results Online

Kentucky Corn: Hybrid Trial Results Online

👤By Chad Lee, University of Kentucky 🕔Nov 29, 2016

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,

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Mississippi: 2016 Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Summary

Mississippi: 2016 Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Summary

👤By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University 🕔Nov 25, 2016

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.

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GM Corn BT Traits Beneficial and Safe, Study says

GM Corn BT Traits Beneficial and Safe, Study says

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Nov 14, 2016

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

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Mississippi Corn: 2017 Suggested Hybrid Short List

Mississippi Corn: 2017 Suggested Hybrid Short List

👤By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University 🕔Nov 4, 2016

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.

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Mississippi Corn: Yield Summaries from Hybrid Demonstration Program

Mississippi Corn: Yield Summaries from Hybrid Demonstration Program

👤By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University 🕔Nov 4, 2016

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.

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Iowa Corn: 11 Key Factors to Consider for 2017 Hybrid Selection

Iowa Corn: 11 Key Factors to Consider for 2017 Hybrid Selection

👤By Aaron Saeugling 🕔Oct 13, 2016

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

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Indiana Corn: Western Bean Cutworm Trait Control in Question, Check Your Fields!

Indiana Corn: Western Bean Cutworm Trait Control in Question, Check Your Fields!

👤By Christian Krupke and John Obermeyer, Purdue University 🕔Sep 2, 2016

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

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Nebraska: Planting Delays? Don’t Switch Hybrids or Crops Yet

Nebraska: Planting Delays? Don’t Switch Hybrids or Crops Yet

👤By Roger Elmore - Extension Cropping Systems Agronomist, UNL CropWatch 🕔May 9, 2016

 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

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Corn: Modern Hybrids More Resilient to N Stress, Crowded Conditions

Corn: Modern Hybrids More Resilient to N Stress, Crowded Conditions

👤By Natalie van Hoose, Purdue University 🕔Mar 8, 2016

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

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