Seed http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Use mobile app calculators for seeding rates, input break-even costs http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/use-mobile-app-calculators-seeding-rates-input-break-even-costs <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Do you know the optimal seeding rate for a return on your dollar, as well as break-even costs for input use? Our Extreme Beans mobile app gives you the numbers you need to know with easy-to-use calculators! Download the mobile app before you hit the field this spring.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/lets-get-digital">Let&#039;s Get Digital</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/use-mobile-app-calculators-seeding-rates-input-break-even-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/use-mobile-app-calculators-seeding-rates-input-break-even-costs#comments Seed soybean planting Crops Electronics and digital equipment Let&#039;s Get Digital Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:02:00 +0000 90181 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Gavilon Grain markets Duracade corn http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/gavilon-grain-markets-duracade-corn <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Gavilon Grain LLC has partnered with Syngenta to market the new rootworm-resistant Duracade corn. While growers of the new corn are free to find their own markets, if they can't, Gavilon will step in to find a buyer and set up a grain contract, offering growers a local market price for the corn.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/gavilon-grain-markets-duracade-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/gavilon-grain-markets-duracade-corn#comments Marketing Seed Seed Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:53:00 +0000 89501 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Duracade corn: Growing and marketing basics http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/duracade-corn-growing-and-marketing-basics <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Chuck Lee, Syngenta, talks about the new rootworm-resistant Duracade corn. With a limited launch in 2014, the company expects to have about 250,000 acres of the new-traited corn planted under the NK and Golden Harvest brands. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/duracade-corn-growing-and-marketing-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/duracade-corn-growing-and-marketing-basics#comments Corn Seed Seed Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:43:00 +0000 89481 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Farmers test narrow corn rows, high plant population http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/farmers-test-narrow-corn-rows-high-plant-population <div class="field-deck"> Corn populations put to the test | Farmers continue to test 12-inch row corn with populations upwards of 60,000 – with specifically designed hybrids </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Steve Ford is one of about two dozen Corn Belt farmers with similar Stine-sponsored test plots. He was more than a little curious about how high-population corn planted in 12-inch rows would stand up – and how it would yield.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/farmers-test-narrow-corn-rows-high-plant-population" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/farmers-test-narrow-corn-rows-high-plant-population#comments Corn Seed corn production Sat, 01 Feb 2014 03:08:00 +0000 88841 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com <p>Corn planted in 12-inch rows on the left and 20-inch rows&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;">on the right highlights how in-row spacing differences could&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">help boost yields in high-population production systems.</span></p> Photo: Stine Seed Company Seed treatments reduce early-planting risks http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/seed-treatments-reduce-early-planting-risks <div class="field-deck"> Protection makes earlier planting profitable, since conditions are rarely ideal. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Seed treatment is all about reducing risk, especially in the first 72 hours of a plant’s life. And farmer use is proof. Aided by newer systemic fungicides and insecticides, their global sales more than tripled from $700 million in 1997 to $2.25 billion in 2010, and they’re estimated to reach $3.4 billion in 2016.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/seed-treatments-reduce-early-planting-risks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/seed-treatments-reduce-early-planting-risks#comments Seed Seed Treatments Seed Treatments Thu, 30 Jan 2014 17:26:00 +0000 88791 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Farmers test high-oleic soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/farmers-test-high-oleic-soybeans <div class="field-deck"> These identity-preserved soybeans offer healthier oils with valued cooking attributes. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Josh Kirkpatrick didn't know what to expect from the high-oleic soybeans he and his brothers grew in 2013. But they were attracted by their promise and premium-earning opportunity. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/farmers-test-high-oleic-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/soybeans/farmers-test-high-oleic-soybeans#comments Seed Soybeans Seed Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:02:00 +0000 88511 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Regulatory process continues for 2,4-D resistant corn, soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/regulatory-process-continues-24-d-resistant-corn-soybeans <div class="field-byline"> Source: USDA APHIS </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The USDA Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is seeking review and comment from the public on the possibility of deregulating corn and soybean seed that’s resistant to 2,4-D, among other herbicides. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/regulatory-process-continues-24-d-resistant-corn-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/regulatory-process-continues-24-d-resistant-corn-soybeans#comments Seed Biotech Seed/Transgenic Seed Herbicide-tolerant crops Fri, 03 Jan 2014 22:36:00 +0000 88121 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com How many corn plants do you need? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/how-many-corn-plants-do-you-need <div class="field-deck"> How to calculate your seeding-rate economic breakeven. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Ken DeSmith is a believer in higher corn plant populations, but that wasn’t always the case. The Atkinson, Ill., grower was skeptical when corn plant populations started steadily creeping upward a decade or more ago. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/how-many-corn-plants-do-you-need" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/how-many-corn-plants-do-you-need#comments Corn Seed corn planting Sun, 15 Dec 2013 15:47:00 +0000 88361 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Seed-selection web app helps hybrid selection http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/seed-selection-web-app-helps-hybrid-selection <div class="field-deck"> Improve your $100K seed buy. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Denny Bell has the yield maps to prove that careful seed selection pays. Now the Terra Haute, Ind., farmer has Yield Pop, an app that streamlines hybrid selection for his 1,100 acres of corn and 900 acres of soybeans, offering yield information for free. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/seed-selection-web-app-helps-hybrid-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/seed-selection-web-app-helps-hybrid-selection#comments Seed Seed Sat, 14 Dec 2013 02:37:00 +0000 87861 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Seed treatment options for 2014 soybeans http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/seed-treatment-options-2014-soybeans <div class="field-byline"> By Anne Dorrance, Ron Hammond and Andy Michel, Ohio State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Ohio State University experts have been receiving lots of questions recently, regarding which fungicide seed treatments to choose, which rates to use and the necessity of insecticide seed treatments.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/seed-treatment-options-2014-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/seed/seed-treatment-options-2014-soybeans#comments Seed Fungicides Seed Treatments Sun, 08 Dec 2013 23:30:00 +0000 87451 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com