Corn en Dairyland Seed releases new corn hybrids <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><em>Editor&rsquo;s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use.</em></p> <p>Dairyland Seed recently announced the release of 16 new corn hybrids for the 2017 planting season.&nbsp; Each of these varieties can be seen at research tours and field days throughout the Midwest this fall.&nbsp; The descriptions of the new products follow:</p> <p><u>DS-9085&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 85 RM</u></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:42:25 +0000 108001 at Exceptional crop yields in 2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">Although harvest has been a little slower than last year, the good news is that the moisture content of the corn being harvested as been in a good range. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Grains Focus on Ag Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:21:00 +0000 107951 at How did your corn yield this harvest? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>Some areas experienced drought while others experienced near perfect growing conditions in the Corn Belt in 2016. How did your corn yield where you are located?</p> </div><form action="/poll/10242016" 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-4311-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4311"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4311" name="choice" value="4311" class="form-radio" /> 140-160 bushels per acre</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4321-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4321"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4321" name="choice" value="4321" class="form-radio" /> 160-180 bushels per acre</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4331-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4331"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4331" name="choice" value="4331" class="form-radio" /> 180-200 bushels per acre</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4341-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4341"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4341" name="choice" value="4341" class="form-radio" /> 200 bushels per acre and above</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="107941" 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-WULl6UtIBCpgwHfABqfubNCXqu8FxgCop_NS4BUlvNI" value="form-WULl6UtIBCpgwHfABqfubNCXqu8FxgCop_NS4BUlvNI" /> <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> Corn Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:44:21 +0000 107941 at Six new DeKalb disease shield corn products to be launched for 2017 growing season <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><em>Editor&rsquo;s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use.</em></p> <p>&shy; Farmers face the risk of major yield loss from corn diseases in any given season, but they will have a new defense in 2017 with the debut of DEKALB&nbsp;Disease Shield corn products. Six new DEKALB Disease Shield products are being introduced that provide industry-leading protection against today&sup1;s top corn diseases, along with exclusive genetics to maximize yield opportunity.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:48:25 +0000 107901 at Mycogen® Brand hybrids available with PowerCore® trait technology <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><em>Editor&rsquo;s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use.</em></p> <p>Mycogen Seeds now offers corn hybrids with PowerCore, a new trait technology from Dow&nbsp;AgroSciences. PowerCore delivers superior control of above-ground insects in corn.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:24:50 +0000 107781 at What's causing black "dusty" corn? <div class="field-byline"> Tamra Jackson-Ziems, University of Nebraska </div> <div class="field-deck"> Late season rainfall may be triggering fungi growth in corn. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Producers and field workers may want to grab a dust mask before heading out to harvest corn this fall. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:26:00 +0000 107641 at <p>Figures 1a and b. Growth of fungi feeding on dead/decaying tissue and their black spores on corn husks (a) (and other plant parts) may give it a dark, dusty appearance, especially during harvest. The ear itself is usually unaffected by these fungi (b).&nbsp;</p> University of Nebraska Researchers release open letter regarding Cry1F trait on western bean cutworm <div class="field-deck"> Growers are not getting the control the Cry1F trait was supposed to give western bean cutworms. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University researchers urge seed companies to remove the designation of “control” from this toxin with regard to western bean cutworm.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn BT (Bio Technology, Bacillus Thuringiensis, other?) Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:24:00 +0000 107501 at Midwest crop update: October 6 <div class="field-deck"> Harvest highlights across 8 states, plus agronomic tips for fall and winter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This weekly Midwest field report from Winfield agronomists highlights several issues for the ongoing harvest, as well as agronomic and input tips to consider for fall and winter:</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Soybeans Weeds Field Crops Fri, 07 Oct 2016 19:24:00 +0000 107431 at <p>Harvest is moving right along in the Midwest. Be careful out there!</p> Kurt Lawton Top 5 Ag stories: Green stem syndrome and what can corn stalk nitrate testing mean to farmers <div class="node-body gallery-body">The top 5 ag stories this week include determining what a stalk nitrate test can show you about a field and what green stem syndrome means to soybean producers. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Field Crops Thu, 06 Oct 2016 17:14:00 +0000 107401 at USDA NASS report shows corn and soybean stocks up <div class="field-deck"> Market appears not to be surprised by grain stocks report. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA NASS report shows corn stocks were up slightly and soybeans were up 3 percent in September. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Crops Crops Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:54:00 +0000 107161 at