Read more about the FIRST program in these stories. There are 7 articles for ILLINOIS FARMER TODAY.

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AgUpdate - FIRST corn shows consistent yields outside extreme weather zones

Although there were challenges on Midwest farms in 2020, the corn crop stood tall for many farmers this harvest season, allowing for a good range of data in yield tests.

December 1, 2020

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AgUpdate - FIRST soybean plots withstand dry conditions

But despite strong winds and drought in many portions of the Midwest, this year’s Farmers’ Independent Research of Seed Technologies (FIRST) 2020 field tests found the right spots and had a successful testing season.

November 24, 2020

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2017 FIRST results: Test results find impressive yields despite conditions

November 22, 2017

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FIRST tests show big yields, varying agronomics

November 18, 2016

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FIRST trials show record corn yields

Link: Author: Tim Hoskins

November 29, 2015

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Summer weather helps, hurts FIRST yields

Link: crop/summer-weather-helps-hurts-first-yields/article_ef25cc0f-74b5-58a2-8ace-71187d8b01ca.html Author: Tim Hoskins

December 1, 2014

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Weather Plays Role in FIRST Test

Link: crop/weather-plays-role-in-first-test/article_d436bbbf-3f76-55c0-9932-392e42dfce4c.html Author: Tim Hoskins

November 20, 2014

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