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Farm World Online | Michigan Farm Hosts Three FIRST Seed Trials this Year

There were three separate groups of seed tests at the farm of Jim and Dennis Orr in Charlotte this season. The tests were for different corn varieties, conducted by the Farmers’ Independent Research of Seed Technologies (FIRST).

Link:  http://www.farmworldonline.com/News/NewsArticle.asp?newsid=22008

Author: Kevin Walker


Photo courtesy of Corey Rozenboom

Photo courtesy of Corey Rozenboom

Illinois Farmer Today | 2017 FIRST results: Test results find impressive yields despite conditions

Modern seed technologies were on display in a challenging 2017 season. Yields were much better than anticipated.

Link: https://www.agupdate.com/illinoisfarmertoday/news/crop/2017-first-results-test-results-find-impressive-yields-despite-conditions/article_d726fe86-caf5-11e7-a8e4-1b2b262c399e.html

 


Photo: Nathan Mueller

Photo: Nathan Mueller

Farms.com | Large Check, Small Seed, Significant Impact

As fall harvest gets underway, so do early seed discounts and seed buying decisions for 2018. One of the first routine management decisions you make and one of the most important is corn hybrid and soybean variety selection.

Link: https://www.farms.com/commentaries/large-check-small-seed-significant-impact-128178.aspx

Author: Roger Elmore


Photo Credit: Andrea Johnson

Photo Credit: Andrea Johnson

Minnesota Farm Guide | Seed Tests -- Companies Hope for Home Runs from Their Top Cultivars

Conducting unbiased and accurate yield tests, the Farmers’ Independent Research of Seed Technologies group provides companies with comparative trials in 16 states. We're analyzing this harvest's results!

Link:  https://www.agupdate.com/minnesotafarmguide/news/crop/ seed-tests----companies-hope-for-home-runs-from-their-top-cultivars/article_f000787a-881a-51e4-8532-9e1ddd3b1f10.html

Author: Andrea Johnson