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  • Apr 26, 2013

    Calculate Soybean Seeding Rates, Input Breakeven with Mobile App 16

    With soybean planting just around the corner for farmers, now is a great time to download and delve into the Extreme Beans app. The app not only offers great information from a study from multiple universities about soybean management practices, it has two calculators to help you determine what's best for your farm....More
  • Apr 25, 2013

    Bullish corn story might be developing in the far east.

    Keep the Chinese weather situation up on the radar screen.....More
  • Feb 19, 2013

    Seed Worries?

    A new source of yield worries in 2013: Seed availability and quality. Seed company representatives say the 2012 seed crops turned out better than expected during the growing season and overall supplies should be adequate. However, some agronomists say there could be shortages of some high-demand corn varieties. In addition, the germination standard in some lots could be in the 80% range and flat seed may be in shorter supply while rounds are more plentiful....More
  • Jan 24, 2013

    Soybean Breeding Process Refined 3

    DuPont Pioneer recently announced the new T Series soybeans. During the announcement, they talked about refining the soybean breeding process using their Accelerated Yield Technology (AYT) system. While it "doesn't shorten the breeding process, it makes what is put into the system much better," says Jessie Alt, DuPont Pioneer soybean breeder and research scientist. Alt talks here about the breeding process, how AYT helps, molecular markers, the soybean genome and the Pioneer IMPACT program....More

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