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Determining the seeding rate for winter wheat


Nebraska growers use seeding rates for winter wheat that vary from 30 to 180 lb per acre (320,000 to almost 3,000,000 seeds per acre). The lower rates are most common in drier areas.

Did we miss the boat on corn plant population in 2014?


One of the speakers at the University of Illinois Agronomy Day at Urbana this past week was quoted as saying that corn producers had not planted enough plants this year to take advantage of the good growing conditions.

Test wheat seed germination if harvest aid herbicides were used


Farmers intending to hold back some of their harvest for use as seed this fall should have that wheat tested for germination.

Mycogen Seeds introduces new corn hybrids for 2015 (08/15/14)

Wyffels Hybrids to expand its seed production facilities (08/13/14)

The importance of wheat seed treatments (08/13/14)

Two new wheat varieties for eastern Corn Belt growers (08/11/14)

Syngenta hosts National Association of Plant Breeders meeting (08/08/14)

Syngenta offers new winter wheat variety to Northern Plains  (08/06/14)

Seeds stay vital longer when stored without oxygen (07/29/14)

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