News | November 2016

Photo: IFT file photo

Photo: IFT file photo

Illinois Farmer Today | FIRST tests show big yields, varying agronomics

Exceptional yields are likely to catch growers’ attention in the 2016 FIRST (Farmers’ Independent Research of Seed Technologies) results, but FIRST manager Joe Bruce said agronomic strength and broad performance shouldn’t be overlooked.

Link: https://www.agupdate.com/illinoisfarmertoday/news/crop/first-tests-show-big-yields-varying-agronomics/article_1125b691-8b96-5515-8991-7b4661fdc1fb.html

Author: Bill Tiedje


Photo Credit: Debra L Ferguson Stock Photography

Photo Credit: Debra L Ferguson Stock Photography

Agfax | Soybeans: University Yield Data Emerging for Xtend Varieties – DTN

Growers purchasing soybean seed based solely on weed control are missing a key component of the decision, warn university scientists. Yield and regional performance should also factor into the equation.

Link: https://agfax.com/2016/11/16/soybeans-university-yield-data-emerging-for-xtend-varieties-dtn/

Author: Emily Unglesbee