PROS AND CONS OF 7 TILLAGE SYSTEMS (Article from Farm Journal)
“The first step to choosing the ideal production systems for your farm is to understand the various systems. The list below is not all-inclusive, but they are the most common systems, says Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie.” READ FULL ARTICLE HERERead More
17 Ways To Improve Your Corn Yield. (Article From Farm Progress)
“Back in 2011, agronomists agreed that averaging 300 bushels of corn per acre by 2030 was out of line, even though some short-term trend lines indicated such corn yield gains were possible. Before you finish getting the planter ready to roll, check out thee 17 tips that could help you boost corn yield. If it’s…Read More
The Farm Bureau Spokesman Focuses On What Makes Miller Hybrids Research Different From The Rest
“We’re building varieties for corn-on-corn fields, including conventional hybrids demonstrated to produce 300 bushels an acre,” Miller said. “I’ve found the best way to do that as a farmer is to test the way a farmer actually farms his field, including varying soil types, nutrient levels and plant densities.” Click here to read the entire…Read More
Should I Apply Fungicide to My Corn and Beans in 2022?
For those of you on the fence trying to decide whether or not to spray your corn and soybeans with fungicide this year, take a look at the newest information on “Bob’s Blog”. Some key benefits can include: Increased photosynthesis, Improved standability, Better N Utilization and Improved stress tolerance Click here to learn more…Read More
Should you consider late N application with a Y-drop system in 2021?
Nitrogen availability near flowering time and during grain fill can be one of the most important factors in maximizing final yields. The advantage of a Y-drop nitrogen (N) application system appears to be greatest in dry environments as it concentrates the added N in the largest and most active root zone, and it allows N…Read More
Derecho Tolerant Corn Research
There have been several articles in the news recently which were titled “derecho proof” corn. These articles observed advantages in standability following the August 7 2020 derecho, for shorter corn hybrids being developed by research conducted independently by Bayer and Stine corn research programs. Miller Hybrids has already developed a key “derecho resistant” medium-short corn…Read More
Potential Corn Rootworm affect on ROI in 2021 and how to limit the damage
With the corn grain price now over $5 for new crop corn, and a good chance of a drought being predicted in many areas (drought greatly magnifies yield loss due to root feeding), it appears 2021 could be a very costly year to skimp on rootworm control. Adding to that concern is the fact that the…Read More