U.S. Corn BT Trait Table Updated for 2018

🕔Feb 6, 2018The 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, 2017Hybrid 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, 2017Selecting 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, 2017Risk 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 […]

Iowa Corn: Extension Recommendations for Choosing Hybrids

🕔Oct 10, 2017When 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, […]

Ohio Corn: Will Planting Delays Require Switching Hybrid Maturities?

🕔May 23, 2017According 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.  […]

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

🕔Mar 20, 2017The 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 […]

Kentucky Corn: Hybrid Trial Results Online

🕔Nov 29, 2016The 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, […]

Mississippi: 2016 Corn Hybrid Demonstration Program Summary

🕔Nov 25, 2016The 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 […]

GM Corn BT Traits Beneficial and Safe, Study says

🕔Nov 14, 2016Bt 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 […]

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