What Soybean Density works best for Performance? (Farm Progress Article)
Farmers may need to find different ways to manage their soybean crop due to high input costs and commodity prices. Planting the right seeding rate is one way to get optimal yields. READ FULL ARTICLE HERERead More
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
PROOF THAT M11-66 STANDS ABOVE THE COMPETITION!
FOLLOW THE LINK TO SEE WHY A PICTURE IS WORTH 1000 WORDS!!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
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…Read More
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…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
Scouting for Insects, Diseases & Weeds
Insects Black Cutworms and Fall Armyworms have created some problems this year, especially in fields planted with cover crops ahead of corn. Continue to scout your fields with greater concern paid to weedy areas or late planted corn. Adding an insecticide to a spray program may be cost effective, especially in continuous corn. It also…Read More