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2020 Corn Hybrids

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Corn South presents a partial listing of corn hybrids suited for the Southern growing region. For a more complete listing, contact your seed representative. DEKALB DKC62-05 Brand (RM 112) • A great refuge option with proven genetics • Good late-season standability and adapted to most acres DKC62-08 Brand (RM 112) • Versatile product with top yield potential • Very good ... Read More »

Needed: Flood-Tolerant Crops

Amanda Huber, Editor

The pursuit of drought-tolerant crops is part of nearly every university ag research department nationwide. But this spring, it wasn’t a lack of rain that prevented planting in many areas. It was too much water. Of the primary food crops, worldwide, only rice is able to grow in flooded conditions. Why is that? Rice is a grass. Corn is a ... Read More »

Market Factors

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What are the key factors for the corn market in late 2019? Mark Welch, Texas A&M Ag Extension Economist, offers a few points in his Market Grain Outlook. Grain Use A good week of corn export sales was reported for mid-September at 58 million bushels. This is well above the 34-million bushel pace needed to reach the 2.05-billion bushel target ... Read More »

Product News

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Pioneer Launches Yield Estimator Part of the Pioneer mobile app, the new Corn Yield Estimator is based on kernel count, stand count and kernels per bushel. It walks the user through the process of lining up the corn ear to be sampled, taking the necessary number of images and entering information before providing a yield estimate. The tool requires that ... Read More »