Corn Hybrids: Making Sure They Stand Strong into Harvest – DTN Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019
Pat Sanstrom started scouting corn early this season. Like many farmers, he was forced to plant some fields into wetter-than-ideal conditions and later than preferred. “The best way to know […]

Corn Hybrids – What’s the Difference in 1960s Choices and Now? Feb 6, 2019

🕔Feb 6, 2019
You’d think that 70 plus years after our predecessors had a basic understanding of corn development we’d understand it completely. Not true! For example, we know that hybrid productivity has increased […]

Nebraska Corn: Impact of Hybrid Selection, Planting Date, Seeding Rates on Dryland Production Dec 21, 2018

🕔Dec 21, 2018
Corn is a critical part of dryland crop rotations in western Nebraska and is typically grown either as continuous corn or after wheat in a three-year wheat-corn-fallow rotation. Many farmers […]

Vip3a – Only Bt Trait Without Insect Resistance – How Long Will it Last? – DTN Aug 14, 2018

🕔Aug 14, 2018
Is Bt broken for ear-feeding pests? And, if so, can we rescue it? Those are the questions that compelled EPA to convene a Scientific Advisory Panel in Arlington, Virginia, this […]

Corn Hybrids: High Yields Come with More Variability Apr 9, 2018

🕔Apr 9, 2018
The agriculture industry is in a tough spot; it’s simultaneously tasked with feeding a growing population and minimizing its environmental footprint. For corn breeders, that means improving nitrogen-use efficiency and […]

Midwest Corn: University of Illinois Receives Grant to Predict Hybrid Performance Mar 29, 2018

🕔Mar 29, 2018
University of Illinois corn breeder Martin Bohn has received a nearly $500,000 grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture to fund research that will improve breeding efficiency. […]

U.S. Corn BT Trait Table Updated for 2018 Feb 6, 2018

🕔Feb 6, 2018
The Handy Bt Trait Table was updated in January 2018. The authors include Chris DiFonzo, Michigan State University, Pat Porter, Texas A&M University, and Kelley Tilmon, The Ohio State University. It list […]

Ohio Corn: 5 Considerations for Selecting Hybrids for 2018 Dec 5, 2017

🕔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 […]

Mississippi Corn: 2017 Hybrid Demonstration Program Summary Dec 4, 2017

🕔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 […]

Texas Corn, Sorghum: Water Use, Drought-Tolerant Hybrids Still Key to Dryland Production Nov 24, 2017

🕔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 […]

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