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McGill Discovery Should Save Wheat Farmers Millions

The global wheat industry sometimes loses as much as $1 billion a year because prolonged rainfall and high humidity contribute to grains germinating before they are fully mature. The result is both a lower yield of wheat and grains of inferior quality.
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6 Secrets That Could Help Boost Soybean Yields

After the “7 Wonders Of The Corn-Yield World” challenged status-quo thinking about corn, researchers Fred Below and Jason Haegele are breaking new ground with the secret sauce for doubling soybean yields.
Three years ago, Stark City, Mo., farmer Kip Cullers set the world record for soybean yields at 160 bushels an acre, nearly four times the average soybean field in the U.S.
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‘Get With The System’ To Fine-Tune Seed Selection

Testing hybrids and varieties on your own farm, in multiple locations over a number of years, can help you get the best genetics and yields.
Selecting the most appropriate hybrids and varieties for your no-till farm can improve profits immensely, but this decision can be difficult because so many options are available.
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