Seed http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Corn hybrid choice paired with management zones can boost yield http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-hybrid-choice-paired-management-zones-can-boost-yield <div class="field-deck"> Ohio farmer planted offense and defense hybrids by management zones to boost corn yields 13 bushels/acre. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Although an unusually wet spring led to less-than-ideal-growing conditions on his Delaware, Ohio, farm, Jim Case says the new multi-hybrid planting system proved that planting both offensive and defensive hybrids in the same corn fields is a money-maker. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-hybrid-choice-paired-management-zones-can-boost-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/corn-hybrid-choice-paired-management-zones-can-boost-yield#comments Corn Equipment Seed corn planting Fri, 29 Jan 2016 23:13:00 +0000 102821 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>The offensive hybrid remains green in this multi-hybrid field, while the defensive hybrid is turning brown. The reddish area on the right suffered early water damage. Two brown squares in the center background are yield comparison plots.&nbsp;</p> PhotoP Alex Johnson, Beck’s Hybrids How much GM corn will you plant? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/poll/01222016 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>Conventional seed planting is on the rise,&nbsp;a trend driven by tight margins. <a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/conventional-corn-increase" target="_blank">(Read our recent story.)</a>&nbsp;Will you trend toward more conventional seed in order to keep costs down? Or will you stick with stacks and traited hybrids? Take our latest poll and let us know what percentage of your acres will be conventional versus genetically modified hybrids.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><form action="/poll/01222016" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3881-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3881"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3881" name="choice" value="3881" class="form-radio" /> All of my acres will be genetically modified corn seed.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3891-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3891"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3891" name="choice" value="3891" class="form-radio" /> More than 75% of my acres will be genetically modified corn.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3901-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3901"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3901" name="choice" value="3901" class="form-radio" /> 50-75% of my corn acres will be genetically modified corn.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3911-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3911"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3911" name="choice" value="3911" class="form-radio" /> 25-50% of my corn acres will be genetically modified corn.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3921-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3921"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3921" name="choice" value="3921" class="form-radio" /> Up to 25% of my acres will be genetically modified corn.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3931-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3931"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3931" name="choice" value="3931" class="form-radio" /> I will plant all conventional corn seed.</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="102731" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-72LwlotQ56eEt2LnUERzqblAYmAeaPohpsXo-WxlYUA" value="form-72LwlotQ56eEt2LnUERzqblAYmAeaPohpsXo-WxlYUA" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="field-redirect-on-submit"> <span>Go to result page on submit:&nbsp;</span> 0 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/poll/01222016#comments Corn Seed Fri, 22 Jan 2016 23:27:40 +0000 102731 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Which inputs will you cut back in 2016? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/poll/11302015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>Prices are still low, and inputs still haven&#39;t met the drop. This may lead farmers to cut inputs in 2016. We&#39;d like to know, compared to your 2015 input expenses, where do you plan to cut the most for 2016? Will you cut back most on fertilizer? Seed? Herbicide? Will you cut across the board? Or, will you stick with 2015 cost levels? Feel free to leave a comment about your choices below!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><form action="/poll/11302015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-1" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3781-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3781"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3781" name="choice" value="3781" class="form-radio" /> Reduce herbicide costs</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3791-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3791"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3791" name="choice" value="3791" class="form-radio" /> Reduce seed costs</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3801-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3801"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3801" name="choice" value="3801" class="form-radio" /> Reduce fertilizer costs</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3811-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3811"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3811" name="choice" value="3811" class="form-radio" /> Cut across all inputs (herbicide, seed and fertilizer)</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3821-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3821"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3821" name="choice" value="3821" class="form-radio" /> Maintain 2015 input cost levels</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax-1" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid-1" value="102061" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-1" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-rIlUpkpLBTjrz19g2jAOKN4IcbHjCujE87ILS9icqRk" value="form-rIlUpkpLBTjrz19g2jAOKN4IcbHjCujE87ILS9icqRk" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form-1" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="field-redirect-on-submit"> <span>Go to result page on submit:&nbsp;</span> 0 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/poll/11302015#comments Fertilizer Issues Seed Mon, 30 Nov 2015 22:37:45 +0000 102061 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Corn seed cost increases: Per acre, per bushel and as percent of corn revenue http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/corn-seed-cost-increases-acre-bushel-and-percent-corn-revenue <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Overall, seed costs have increased on a per acre basis, on a per bushel produced basis, and on a percent of corn revenue basis. As the need to reduce non-land costs continues, seed costs is one area requiring examination. Moreover, seed cost control becomes more important as the percent of corn revenue devoted to seed increases. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/corn-seed-cost-increases-acre-bushel-and-percent-corn-revenue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/corn-seed-cost-increases-acre-bushel-and-percent-corn-revenue#comments Corn Seed Seed Mon, 23 Nov 2015 21:28:00 +0000 101971 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Syngenta announces corn traits licensing agreement http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/syngenta-announces-corn-traits-licensing-agreement <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Basel, Switzerland, October 15, 2015 -- Syngenta announced today an expansion of its licensing collaboration with KWS and Limagrain and their joint ventures AgReliant and Genective. The new agreement is for 20 years and covers the AgReliant business in North America and the individual operations of the two companies outside North America. Under the terms of the agreement, Syngenta will provide worldwide rights to its current and future GM corn traits portfolio.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/syngenta-announces-corn-traits-licensing-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seed Tue, 17 Nov 2015 05:00:00 +0000 101601 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Quad County Corn Processors Sign Multi-Year Enzyme Supply Contract for Cellulosic Biofuel http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/energy/dupont-industrial-biosciences-and-quad-county-corn-processors-sign-multi-year-enzyme-supply-c <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>GALVA, IOWA, Oct. 15, 2015 &ndash; Today DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) and Quad County Corn Processors (QCCP) announced a new multi-year contract to supply the enzymes that enable QCCP&rsquo;s <a href="http://dupont.pr-optout.com/Tracking.aspx?Data=HHL%3d%3e.97%40%26JDG%3c907%2c51.LP%3f%40083%3a&amp;RE=MC&amp;RI=3971053&amp;Preview=False&amp;DistributionActionID=32649&amp;Action=Follow+Link">Cellerate</a>&trade; process in the production of cellulosic biofuel from corn kernel fiber.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/energy/dupont-industrial-biosciences-and-quad-county-corn-processors-sign-multi-year-enzyme-supply-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Seed Tue, 17 Nov 2015 05:00:00 +0000 101611 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Four Crop Inputs to Help Boost the Bottom Line in a Down Market
 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/four-crop-inputs-help-boost-bottom-line-down-market <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>INDIANAPOLIS &mdash; Nov. 11, 2015 &mdash; </strong>It&rsquo;s no secret that low corn and soybean commodity prices are challenging growers as they make plans for next season, leading to the question, &ldquo;Where can I trim costs without decreasing yield and increasing pest pressure?&rdquo;</p> <p>Mycogen Seeds Commercial Agronomist John Long says crop inputs are not the place to cut corners. Crop inputs impact both this year&rsquo;s bottom line and long-term field productivity. Cutting crucial crop needs one year may cause long-term consequences in following years.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/four-crop-inputs-help-boost-bottom-line-down-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seed Tue, 17 Nov 2015 05:00:00 +0000 101831 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com DuPont Pioneer Products and Services Yield Impressive Results in 2015
 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/dupont-pioneer-products-and-services-yield-impressive-results-2015 <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 11, 2015 &ndash; DuPont Pioneer announced 2015 North American harvest results today &ndash; highlighting another year of helping growers reach peak yields and maximize their productivity using Pioneer<sup>&reg;</sup> brand products and services.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/dupont-pioneer-products-and-services-yield-impressive-results-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seed Tue, 17 Nov 2015 05:00:00 +0000 101841 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Season Closes on Successful Launch of Enlist Duo™ Herbicide
 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/season-closes-successful-launch-enlist-duo-herbicide <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>INDIANAPOLIS &mdash; Nov. 12, 2015 &mdash;&nbsp;</strong>Growers report seeing strong stands, good ear length and fill, full pods and clean fields where Enlist<sup>&trade;</sup>&nbsp;corn and Enlist soybeans grew this year. &nbsp;As the first year of commercial use of Enlist Duo<sup>&trade;</sup>&nbsp;herbicide with&nbsp;Colex-D<sup>&trade;</sup>&nbsp;Technology draws to a close, growers continue to see the benefits of the Enlist Weed Control System.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/crop-chemicals/season-closes-successful-launch-enlist-duo-herbicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crop Chemicals Seed Tue, 17 Nov 2015 05:00:00 +0000 101871 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Syngenta introduces Seedcare Application and Resource Center http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/syngenta-introduces-seedcare-application-and-resource-center <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><strong>MINNETONKA, Minn., USA &ndash; </strong>Syngenta recently announced the <a href="http://www.seedcareresourcecenter.com/">Seedcare Application and Resource Center</a>, a collaborative new website designed exclusively for Syngenta Seedcare customers to quickly and conveniently access Seedcare information and services. This new website is one component of the expanding services available from Syngenta Seedcare.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/syngenta-introduces-seedcare-application-and-resource-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seed Sun, 11 Oct 2015 04:00:00 +0000 100921 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com