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Harvesting, storing and pricing corn silage

It is that time of year again (though a little early this year). Here are a couple of silage related articles from Ohio State University Extension experts on the CORN Newsletter. By Bill Weiss, Ohio State University Extension Several important decisions regarding corn silage harvest must be made in the …

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Estimating corn yields

By John Brien, CCA, regional agronomist for AgriGold The Yield Component Method is one of the most versatile and utilized methods to estimate yields. It allows growers to estimate their corn yields as early as 25 days after it takes into consideration the key components that determine grain yield. Yield …

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Pioneer Field Day on Corn and Soybean Progress

Dale Minyo visits with Pioneer Agronomist Jonah Johnson at the Pioneer Field Day in Wilmington, OH.  Pioneer Jonah Johnson Dale Minyo visits with Pioneer Agronomist Jerron Schmoll about Pioneer’s Triplestack varieties and the new Optimum AcreMax 1 Insect Protection product. Jerron Schmall -Pioneer Dale Minyo visits with Pioneer Non-GMO Manager …

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Seed Consultants Celebrates 20 Years

When Chris Jeffries and Dan Fox started Seed Consultants Inc. (SCI) in the corner of a farmer’s implement building, they never dreamed the company would become one of the largest independent seed companies in the U.S. Fox’s and Jeffries’ backgrounds were both in production agriculture and the seed industry. In …

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Corn closing in on maturity

By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension Ohio’s corn crop continues to develop rapidly as a result of this season’s early planting and above average temperatures. According to the NASS (www.nass.usda.gov), as of Aug. 15, 82% of corn was in dough, compared to 43% last year and 59% for the …

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