Corn hybrids http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6121/more en Purdue gets $1.1 million to improve heat-stress tolerance of maize http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/purdue-gets-11-million-improve-heat-stress-tolerance-maize <div class="field-byline"> By Brian Wallheimer, Purdue University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Purdue University scientists will receive a $1.1 million grant to find ways to increase maize's tolerance to heat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/purdue-gets-11-million-improve-heat-stress-tolerance-maize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/purdue-gets-11-million-improve-heat-stress-tolerance-maize#comments Corn hybrids Weather Tue, 26 Mar 2013 17:01:00 +0000 63581 at http://farmindustrynews.com Photo: Tom Campbell, Purdue University Syngenta's Garst brand ends in 2014 http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/syngentas-garst-brand-ends-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Karen McMahon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Garst name on hybrids will not be used by Syngenta after 2013. Syngenta is rebranding its hybrids under Golden Harvest and upgrading its Seed Advisors who sell the seed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/syngentas-garst-brand-ends-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/syngentas-garst-brand-ends-2014#comments Corn hybrids Syngenta Corn Wed, 13 Mar 2013 19:31:00 +0000 63321 at http://farmindustrynews.com DuPont Pioneer doubles amount of Aquamax drought-tolerant corn hybrids for 2013 http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/dupont-pioneer-doubles-amount-aquamax-drought-tolerant-corn-hybrids-2013 <div class="node-body article-body"><p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica"> At a recent media event in Johnston, Iowa, DuPont Pioneer announced that it is doubling the number of Optimum AQUAmax drought-tolerant corn hybrids from 22 in 2012 to 44 in 2013. With the U.S. Drought monitor continuing to show drought as a major problem well into this month, more and more growers are asking about drought-tolerant hybrids, says Reed Mayberry, senior marketing manager, DuPont Pioneer.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/dupont-pioneer-doubles-amount-aquamax-drought-tolerant-corn-hybrids-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/dupont-pioneer-doubles-amount-aquamax-drought-tolerant-corn-hybrids-2013#comments Corn hybrids DuPont Drought Seed Thu, 28 Feb 2013 18:05:00 +0000 62931 at http://farmindustrynews.com Selecting corn hybrids for 2013: considerations for the important buying decision http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/selecting-corn-hybrids-2013-considerations-important-buying-decision <div class="field-byline"> Source: South Dakota State University Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> It is that time of year for South Dakota farmers to place orders for corn seed. Nathan Mueller, SDSU Extension Agronomist says two questions many growers should ask are: 1) How many hours do I spend selecting corn hybrids? 2) Who and what influence my decision?<br /> &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/selecting-corn-hybrids-2013-considerations-important-buying-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/selecting-corn-hybrids-2013-considerations-important-buying-decision#comments Corn hybrids Seed Wed, 14 Nov 2012 15:46:00 +0000 60601 at http://farmindustrynews.com Photo: Mike Krivit How farmers buy crop inputs http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/how-farmers-buy-crop-inputs <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> In December, <em>Farm Industry News</em> will publish its 2013 Buyers&rsquo; Forecast issue, chockfull of predictions about pricing and supply of farm inputs for the upcoming year. In my tangential approach to researching this story, I stumbled across the term &ldquo;neuromarketing,&rdquo; described as a new field of marketing research that studies buyers&rsquo; brains and measures their body&rsquo;s response to marketing stimuli.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/how-farmers-buy-crop-inputs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/how-farmers-buy-crop-inputs#comments Crop Protection Corn hybrids Buying/Purchasing Farm Equipment Inputs Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 16 Oct 2012 21:40:00 +0000 60061 at http://farmindustrynews.com Seed companies under pressure to meet high demand for seed corn http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/seed-companies-under-pressure-meet-high-demand-seed-corn <div class="node-body article-body"><p> As U.S. corn producers continue the push toward more and more corn acres &mdash; surpassing 96 million acres in 2012 &mdash; the pressure on the entire production system has mounted exponentially. Nowhere is that pressure felt more than at the beginning of the corn cycle &mdash; growing hybrid corn seed.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/seed-companies-under-pressure-meet-high-demand-seed-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/seed-companies-under-pressure-meet-high-demand-seed-corn#comments Corn hybrids Seed Mon, 24 Sep 2012 18:47:00 +0000 59561 at http://farmindustrynews.com Photo: Mike Krivit Beck's Hybrids is confident of seed supply during drought http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/becks-hybrids-confident-seed-supply-during-drought <div class="node-body video-body">Beck's Hybrids reports the company planted 150% of anticipated seed needs in 2012. In addition, the seed was planted over a period of time and in different geographies. As a result, Beck's expects to meet their customers' needs for seed corn in 2013, according to Ashley Woodward Fischer of Beck's. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/becks-hybrids-confident-seed-supply-during-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/becks-hybrids-confident-seed-supply-during-drought#comments Corn hybrids Drought Wed, 15 Aug 2012 02:03:00 +0000 58741 at http://farmindustrynews.com Agricultural companies respond to drought impact http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/agricultural-companies-respond-drought-impact <div class="node-body video-body">Beck's Hybrids, Monsanto and Kinze discuss how the companies are handling drought issues with their customers and business. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/agricultural-companies-respond-drought-impact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/agricultural-companies-respond-drought-impact#comments Corn hybrids Drought Fri, 10 Aug 2012 21:24:00 +0000 58611 at http://farmindustrynews.com New iPad seed-buying app from Great Lakes Hybrids http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/new-ipad-seed-buying-app-great-lakes-hybrids <div class="node-body article-body">Great Lakes Hybrids has launched a new iPad app that is an interactive seed guide to help growers make seed-purchasing decisions. The app is free and downloadable from the iTunes Store. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/new-ipad-seed-buying-app-great-lakes-hybrids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/new-ipad-seed-buying-app-great-lakes-hybrids#comments Corn hybrids Thu, 02 Aug 2012 13:56:00 +0000 58401 at http://farmindustrynews.com Drought threatens Ohio’s corn crop as pollination begins http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/drought-threatens-ohio-s-corn-crop-pollination-begins <div class="field-byline"> Source: Ohio State University&#039;s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Recent rains in some parts of Ohio may not be enough to stem the damage from high temperatures and drought conditions during corn pollination, according to Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension specialist. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/drought-threatens-ohio-s-corn-crop-pollination-begins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/corn-hybrids/drought-threatens-ohio-s-corn-crop-pollination-begins#comments Corn hybrids Tue, 10 Jul 2012 19:31:00 +0000 57841 at http://farmindustrynews.com