2021 Harvest Progress, weather expert Eric Snodgrass talks with FIRST, plus harvest dates in FIRST history
News and Updates from FIRST
AgWeb - 5 Tips To Avoid Recency Bias In Your Seed Decisions
You’re not alone. The majority of your farming peers also suffer from one-year memories. It’s so easy to make big decisions based on your most recent experience. As you prepare to make your 2022 seed decisions, use these tips to overcome this management misstep.
Silage Yield Strong as Harvest Progresses
As Rob Kauffman bounced around southeastern and central Pennsylvania harvesting corn silage from research plots in early September, he noticed an uplifting trend. Even though the harvest is running a bit later than normal, he said yield and quality are surprisingly good.
Announcing New Weather and Product Results Tools in Harvest Reports
For producers making seed decisions this fall, FIRST has more tools and richer information to offer. We've added plot weather profiles and product results links in our Top 30 Harvest Reports.
FIRST Newsletter | August 2021
Plot reports and 2021 Program Directories, Brad Doyle talks with FIRST, plus top yield performers' history
See what products are being tested in the 2021 Program Directories
2021 FIRST Program Directories are available online now! We will report the *yield performance* of over 1000 corn grain, 900 soybean, and 65 corn silage products this harvest season.
FIRST Newsletter | June 2021
Plot conditions from frost damage to hot and dry, all 2021 plot locations, plus FIRST yields vs NASS yields