Articles Tagged with ''yield''

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New Quad Stack Protects Against Both Corn Insects And Weeds

Syngenta’s new Agrisure 3000 GT offers a new look at a high-performing stack of corn traits that delivers both weed and insect protection and flexibility.
Featuring a four-way stack that protects the crop against both corn borer and corn rootworm while providing exceptional tolerance to in-season applications of both glyphosate and Liberty herbicides, Agrisure 3000GT is the latest addition to Syngenta’s lineup of high-performance corn traits.
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Don't Tell This No-Tiller Continuous Corn Won't Work

Ray McCormick has been profitably growing corn on corn without the disease and insect outbreaks that threaten to keep many no-tillers in their standard rotations.
Ray McCormick earns a living through good land stewardship. He operates a peach orchard, maintains about 1,000 acres of woods on his property and builds wetlands and mitigation sites for other landowners.
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What I've Learned from No-Tilling: World Records Still Leave Room For Higher Yields

Kip Cullers says he — and other no-tillers — can produce yields that go beyond levels that already leave some observers in disbelief.
It's an understatement to say that we’ve had a lot of publicity since harvest of 2006, when the word got out that my farm had placed first or second in three categories of the National Corn Growers Association yield contest (including a first-place 347.26 bushels per acre in a no-till irrigated class) and also weighed out a world-record soybean yield of 139 bushels per acre with conventional tillage.
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New rate recommendations for Headline fungicide have been permitted by the EPA for control of all key disease in corn, according to its manufacturer, BASF.
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Tips From The No-Till Champs

Here are some fresh profit-building ideas to try in your no-till corn fields.
While participants in corn yield contests often try a few yield-boosting ideas that wouldn’t always prove to be profitable across their entire acreage, they also use some ideas that may work in your own no-tilled fields.
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No-Till Twin-Row Cropping Continues Farming Evolution

Building on the benefits of conservation tillage, growers find additional advantages and yields from the twin-row system.
Once considered a radical cropping system, no-tilling continued its climb into the mainstream this year. News headlines noted the surging number of growers jumping into no-tilling to escape from skyrocketing fuel and fertilizer prices.
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No-Till Corn Yields Win Out

Plot studies show that no-tilling more than holds its own against conventionally tilled fields.
An extensive historical analysis of no-till corn yields vs. the yields from conventionally tilled fields indicates that no-tilling holds its own and even out-performs conventional tillage methods in many areas of the country.
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Coated Seed Corn Finding Its Place As No-Tillers Benefit

Those monitoring their investment in the technology say the returns are proving to be worthwhile; more availability could be on the way.
After more than a decade of testing and four full seasons of commercial sales, Intellicoat Early Plant hybrids show increasing acceptance among no-tillers coping with cold, wet spring soils, reports Landec Ag, developer of the polymer seed-coating product.
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Why Long-Term No-Till Pays

To gain needed management experience and research data, University of Nebraska researchers established a long-term tillage study in 1981. The 2006 cropping year marked the 26th year of the study at the Rogers Memorial Farm that is 10 miles east of Lincoln.
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