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Corn planting behind average but progressing


Wet weather may have slowed farmers, but corn planting progress was made in a handful of the nation’s top corn-growing states.

High corn seeding rates don’t necessarily mean higher profits


Corn planting will soon begin in earnest. But Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) On-Farm Network replicated strip trials show high seeding rates aren’t always better.

N efficiency gene patent issued to Iowa Corn Promotion Board


The Iowa Corn Promotion Board received its first patent for its work in nitrogen use efficiency in corn and related to transgenic plants that have increased nitrogen use efficiency and/or increased yield using a patented gene.

Resistance to Bt corn by WCR is a growing concern (04/04/14)

U.S. corn planted acreage lowest since 2010 (03/31/14)

With delays, how late can we plant corn? (03/31/14)

Gavilon wants industry to deal with unapproved GMO crops (03/26/14)

Louisiana corn planting delayed by cold, wet weather (03/26/14)

DuPont Pioneer identifies optimum economic plant populations (03/21/14)

Update on CLA/ASTA’s guide to seed treatment stewardship (03/18/14)



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