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  • Apr 2, 2012

    Week in Puerto Rico series: AgReliant Genetics operates winter nursery in Puerto Rico

    AgReliant Genetics is one of several U.S. seed genetics companies with nurseries and/or research facilities in Puerto Rico. Ramon Molinary, station manager for AgReliant Genetics in Puerto Rico, explains that here they are able to produce three generations of seed from new genetics and traits in one year. And because Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory, seed and researchers travel quickly between the island country and the mainland. AgReliant includes AgriGold, Great Lakes Hybrids, LG Seeds, Producers Hybrids, Wensman, and Pride Seeds....More
  • Mar 28, 2012

    Week in Puerto Rico series: Spectrum Seed Solutions uses DuraYield genetics for non-GMO markets

    Spectrum Seed Solutions, Crawfordsville, Ind., is moving the new DuraYield genetics into its commercial corn hybrids. Scott Johnson, genetics manager, explains how the new genetics line works with its native traits to withstand heat, drought and insect pressure....More
  • Mar 27, 2012

    Week in Puerto Rico series: Corn, soybean seed nursery business thrives

    Minnesota native Ed Baumgartner founded 3rd Millennium Genetics (3MG) in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico, in 2005. The company offers year-round nursery services to global seed customers who need fast conversion from research genetics to seed production fields. The climate in Puerto Rico allows up to four corn crops a year. This is the first piece in our "Week in Puerto Rico" series. Check back for more videos, photo galleries and stories in the series at  ...More
  • Sep 22, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    How to grow 300-bu. corn

    Increasing corn yields to the elusive 300-bu. mark is often fraught with problems. Fred Below, University of Illinois crop scientist, identifies seven factors that affect high yields and discusses these in his talk "The seven wonders of high-yield corn production."...More
  • Sep 16, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    2012 seed availability update from AgriGold

    The variable weather this summer affected corn seed production. AgriGold's John Kermicle offers advice to growers for purchasing seed for 2012....More
  • Sep 13, 2011

    “Silage yields are the most variable I have ever seen.”

    Silage harvest has started on the Kent Lock farm near Avon, IL. Yields are variable and 20% lower overall....More

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