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Ohio Corn: 5 Considerations for Selecting Hybrids for 2018

Ohio Corn: 5 Considerations for Selecting Hybrids for 2018

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Dec 5, 2017

Hybrid selection is one of the most important management decisions a corn grower makes each year. It’s a decision that warrants a careful comparison of performance data. It should not be made in haste or based on limited data. Planting

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Mississippi Corn: 2017 Hybrid Demonstration Program Summary

Mississippi Corn: 2017 Hybrid Demonstration Program Summary

👤By Erick Larson, University of Mississippi Extension Grain Specialist 🕔Dec 4, 2017

Selecting well-adapted and superior corn hybrids is critical to the success and profitability of your farm. Accordingly, Mississippi State goes to great lengths to evaluate, assess and analyze corn hybrid performance.

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Texas Corn, Sorghum: Water Use, Drought-Tolerant Hybrids Still Key to Dryland Production

Texas Corn, Sorghum: Water Use, Drought-Tolerant Hybrids Still Key to Dryland Production

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 24, 2017

Risk management is the name of the game when it comes to growing dryland sorghum and corn, which both offer cropping alternatives “when and if” conditions are right, according to recent Texas A&M AgriLife studies. Side-by-side dryland grain sorghum and

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Iowa Corn: Extension Recommendations for Choosing Hybrids

Iowa Corn: Extension Recommendations for Choosing Hybrids

👤By Mark Licht, Iowa State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 10, 2017

When you think about which hybrids to plant next season, make sure to take into account all the relevant factors. When selecting hybrids, prioritize yield potential and risk management. There are a number of other components to consider as well, including transgenic options, disease tolerance, maturity, grain dry down, standability, stalk quality, and early season vigor ratings. Choose a diverse

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Ohio Corn: Will Planting Delays Require Switching Hybrid Maturities?

Ohio Corn: Will Planting Delays Require Switching Hybrid Maturities?

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University 🕔May 23, 2017

According to the USDA/NASS, for the week ending May 21, corn was 73 percent planted, which was 24 percent ahead of last year and the same as the five-year average.  However, persistent rains and saturated soil conditions have resulted in

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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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