Ukraine's corn and wheat exports have almost returned to seasonal-average levels since summer 2022, when Ukraine, Russia, Turkey, and the United Nations signed the Black Sea Grain Initiative to reopen Black Sea routes. Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February...
Amanda Johnson of Nebraska is the grand prize winner of NCGA's 2022 Fields-of-Corn photo contest. The photo - "All the Fall Colors" - was submitted under the Scenery and Landscapes category. The most popular entry came from the Farm Family...
CROPLAN has released nine new corn hybrids, including two products with SmartStax PRO trait technology and three products with Trecepta trait technology available in limited quantities in 2023. The products span 97-day to 118-day relative maturities, adding diversity to...
  PCR team agronomists like Justin Schneider play a critical role determining what hybrids are commercialized.   Have you ever wondered how seed companies decide which products make the bag? For LG Seeds, that decision comes after years of testing and trials...
ROPLAN has released nine new corn hybrids, including two products with SmartStax PRO trait technology and three products with Trecepta trait technology available in limited quantities in 2023. The products span 97-day to 118-day relative maturities, adding diversity to...
According to a 2022 study conducted by Pioneer Field Agronomists Nate LeVan and Troy Deutmeyer, and Pioneer Agronomy Manager Dan Berning, a healthy leaf canopy plays a critical role in both stalk integrity and final yields. Loss of healthy...
  Jon Doggett, a forceful and highly successful advocate for agriculture during his 35-year career as a lobbyist and chief executive, is preparing to depart the National Corn Growers Association at the end of the month. While Doggett has said it's...
I’ve written previously about why North Carolina corn growers should feel comfortable planting non-Bt refuge corn, but the performance of non-Bt hybrids in the 2022 OVTs adds one more reason to the list. We have a collaborative project to...
Corn rootworm (CRW) is considered the most damaging and costly pest to corn production in the U.S., causing well over $1 billion in yield losses and control costs each year. Will U.S. corn growers face corn rootworm CRW pressures...
Crop Insights by Andy Heggenstaller, Pioneer Agronomy Research Manager Summary   Cover crops can offer multiple benefits to corn and soybean cropping systems, but they also introduce new management considerations and challenges. Most cover crops fall into 1 of 3 groups...
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