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Corn: Handy Bt Trait Table for Updated for 2018

Corn: Handy Bt Trait Table for Updated for 2018

👤By Christina DiFonzo, Michigan State University Extension Entomologist 🕔Dec 14, 2017

I made some major changes to the Handy Bt Trait Table updated for 2018. To improve readability, trait packages are now alphabetized instead of grouped by seed company. Also, letter abbreviations for insect names and herbicides were replaced with simple “X’s.”

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Texas: Bt Corn Update, and New Bt Trait Table Published

Texas: Bt Corn Update, and New Bt Trait Table Published

👤By Pat Porter, Texas AgriLife Extension Entomoligst 🕔Dec 11, 2017

As final seed purchases are being made in the Texas Panhandle, here is a brief update on the status of Bt corn. But before your eyes glaze over from the discussion below of new Bts and resistance to older Bts,

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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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Indigo Corn Demonstrates Significant Yield Gains on Farms Experiencing Severe Water Stress

Indigo Corn Demonstrates Significant Yield Gains on Farms Experiencing Severe Water Stress

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Indigo Ag, Inc has released preliminary data from its microbial seed treatment for corn. Indigo Corn was commercially launched in the spring of 2017. Like Indigo Wheat and Indigo Cotton, Indigo Corn was developed from naturally occurring, in-plant microbes to

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Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Seed Selection Based on Disease Resistance Ratings

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Seed Selection Based on Disease Resistance Ratings

👤By Alyssa Collins and Paul Esker, Pennsylvania State University Extension Disease Specialists 🕔Nov 10, 2017

Hybrid (corn) or variety (soybean) selection is very important to successful crop production. Nonetheless, it can be challenging to review all of the seed guides produced annually, especially as they relate to making selections based on disease and stalk health

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Tennessee Corn: 2017 Grain Hybrid Trial Results

Tennessee Corn: 2017 Grain Hybrid Trial Results

👤By Scott Stewart, University of Tennessee Extension IPM Specialist 🕔Nov 10, 2017

The final report of the 2017 Corn Grain Hybrid Trials is now available.

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Texas: 2017 Grain Hybrid Trial Results

Texas: 2017 Grain Hybrid Trial Results

👤By Calvin Trostle, Katrina Horn, and Ron Schnell, Texas AgriLife Extension Specialists 🕔Nov 8, 2017

A unit of Texas A&M AgriLife is the Crop Testing Program, which has been functioning for over 40 years.  The program offers fee-based public testing of corn, grain sorghum, and sunflower hybrids and one large forage sorghum silage trial.  The above

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Mississippi Corn: MSU Short List of Suggested Hybrids for 2018

Mississippi Corn: MSU Short List of Suggested Hybrids for 2018

👤By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University Grain Specialist 🕔Oct 24, 2017

Mississippi State University annually conducts Corn for Grain Hybrid Trials.  These hybrid trials are grown in eight locations representing different growing regions, cropping systems and soil types in our state. The Mississippi Corn for Grain Hybrid Trials are an extremely valuable resource for

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