4 Key Seed Buying And Selling Trends

AgPro and Farm Journal have asked retailers and farmers about their seed buying and selling behaviors and preferences. Here are four of the key trends:

When retailers start selling seed v. when farmers buy seed:

Timing for seed buying decisions

 

From the 2018 Farm Journal Seed and Planting Survey, here are the brand ratings for corn seed companies per the farmer respondents:

Farmer Seed Brand Perceptions

 

Also from the 2018 Farm Journal Seed and Planting Survey, here are what farmers say are the key characteristics they look for in choosing seed (also included are 2017 results for comparision)

seed characteristics

 

In 2018, here are the corn trait packages farmers said they would be planting:

seed trait packages

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