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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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Mississippi Corn: Yield Summaries from Hybrid Demonstration Program

Mississippi Corn: Yield Summaries from Hybrid Demonstration Program

👤By Erick Larson, University of Mississippi Extension Grain Specialist 🕔Oct 23, 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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Michigan Corn: Relative Maturity’s Relation to Yield, Moisture

Michigan Corn: Relative Maturity’s Relation to Yield, Moisture

👤By Bob Battel, Michigan State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 20, 2017

Choosing corn hybrids is among the most important decisions a corn grower makes each year. Yield potential, disease resistance and herbicide/pest resistance are all important factors that need to be addressed and balanced. Another important factor is relative maturity. A

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Nebraska: Buying Seed for 2018 – Which Bt Traits Do You Really Need?

Nebraska: Buying Seed for 2018 – Which Bt Traits Do You Really Need?

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Oct 17, 2017

When it comes to buying corn seed, one way to save money is to ensure you are not investing in GMO insect protection traits you do not need for your particular farm or field. Traited corn has been genetically modified

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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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Florida Corn: 2016 Corn Variety Trial Summary

Florida Corn: 2016 Corn Variety Trial Summary

👤By John Doyle Atkins, University of Florida 🕔Dec 19, 2016

Santa Rosa County is not a major corn producer, as compared to the Midwest, but farmers there do grow 600-800 acres of field corn each year.  These producers plant corn as a summer rotational crop, some for cattle feed, and a significant

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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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