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Illinois Farmer Today | Summer weather helps, hurts FIRST yields

Rain and cool weather hurt overall yields in Iowa and northern Illinois, yet plots in Missouri and southern Illinois performed well despite the conditions.

Link: https://www.agupdate.com/illinoisfarmertoday/news/ crop/summer-weather-helps-hurts-first-yields/article_ef25cc0f-74b5-58a2-8ace-71187d8b01ca.html

Author: Tim Hoskins


Photo Credit: Illinois Farmer Today

Photo Credit: Illinois Farmer Today

Illinois Farmer Today | Weather Plays Role in FIRST Test

The cool and wet summer weather played a role in yields from 2014's FIRST Seed Tests. Joe Bruce, FIRST general manager, analyze the weather's effect on this year's results.

Link:  https://www.agupdate.com/illinoisfarmertoday/news/ crop/weather-plays-role-in-first-test/article_d436bbbf-3f76-55c0-9932-392e42dfce4c.html

Author: Tim Hoskins


Photo Credit: FIRST

Photo Credit: FIRST

Minnesota Farm Guide | FIRST 2014 Plots Include Both GMO and Conventional Corn

Under the direction of Mark Querna, owner and manager of Minnesota FIRST plots, farmers can expect information on 348 variety tests conducted at 18 corn locations across southeast, southwest and west central Minnesota, of both GMO and conventional plots.

Link: https://www.agupdate.com/minnesotafarmguide/news/ crop/first-2014-plots-include-both-gmo-and-conventional-corn/article_efa0b7b2-f394-5688-838c-8517d40b2a18.html

Author: Andrea Johnson