It was a very good year and there are a lot of varieties that show a lot of promise. In that aspect, I almost like an adverse year to better judge some of these hybrids. Some of them may fall flat on an adverse year. I don’t think we will be making any wholesale changes on hybrids but I am going to try a couple of new ones that have shown some promise that have been around for a couple of years. There were two or three varieties that I have increased by 20% to my seed order over this year.
I have backed off on some of the rootworm traits. We have done a pretty good job suppressing that, though I will still have some in my lineup. The refuge really complicates seeding programs. We did take a hard look at the economics too and whether the cost was worth the trait.… Continue readingRead More »