Read more about the FIRST program in these stories. There are 6 articles for DTN.

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DTNPF | FIRST Corn Trials Surprise in Missouri

Despite enduring drought conditions for much of the growing season in Missouri, today's corn hybrids proved to be surprisingly resilient, according to the results of yield trials conducted by Farmers Independent Research of Seed Technologies (FIRST).

October 13, 2023

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DTNPF | DTN, FIRST Partner in Field Data

DTN/Progressive Farmer and Farmers' Independent Research of Seed Technologies (FIRST) have teamed up to offer an in-field view of crop development around the Corn Belt. This project aims to produce time-lapse video of corn growth progress in FIRST plots in eight locations within five states.

July 7, 2023

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FIRST Newsletter | June 2023

Plot Reports, Interview with FIRST member Brian Herbst, and new DTN collaboration

June 30, 2023

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DTN Progressive Farmer | FIRST Test Plot Hosts Sought for 2023

FIRST Test Plots Give Up-Close Look at How Latest Seed Offerings Perform on Your Farm

November 4, 2022

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9 Tips to Improve Corn Hybrid Selection

It takes more than examining test plots to choose the best hybrid. DTN/Progressive Farmer shares 9 tips for making this crucial decision.

September 9, 2020

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Artificial Intelligence In Agriculture: Understanding Crop Growth

March 16, 2018

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