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Category: Company News & Updates

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…

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Use practices such as starter fertilizer, split applications and stabilizers to ensure nutrients are available to the crop early and during the entire growing season.

You’re busy prepping equipment for the 2022 planting season and anxiously awaiting the first chance to get in the field. And you don’t want your neighbors to beat you. Still, don’t skimp on fertilizer applications to get there. “Up to 60% of crop yield is dependent on soil fertility,” says Taylor Purucker, Mosaic Co. eastern North America…

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The Easy Way Isn’t Always The Best Way!

This is a great article on variety M11-66 and Bob Miller’s harvest middle approach to hybrid selection. In 2020 after the derecho sent up to 140mph across Iowa, other companies were abandoning their research due to down corn. However, Miller Hybrids painstakingly took the time to harvest data and finding some diamonds in those harvest…

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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…

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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…

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Vertex-ST Corn Seed Treatment

Vertex-ST is a seed treatment for corn that combine two great TerraMax Products: MicroAZ-IF and Micro PSB-IF in to one amazing product for ease of use and greater yield potential. The proven performance of MicroAZ-IF and Micro PSB-IF in Vertex-ST gives the plant the benefits of fixing atmospheric nitrogen and increasing root growth through the…

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Miller Hybrids’ M09-01 “Flexes” at ISU and FIRST Trials

Although Bob Miller didn’t enter a high number of his hybrids in the 2019 ISU and FIRST Trials, two of them came to play. M09-01 Conventional placed 2nd at Glidden, IA in the ISU early season, central district plot.  It yielded 266.3bu/acre which was 21.1bu/acre above the plot mean.  This same hybrid also took 4th…

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