Tips to a Higher Corn Yield

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Tips to a Higher Corn Yield – Hybrid Seed Corn Ensure you are using quality hybrid seed corn and that adequate nutrition is available within the first 42 days Good fertility, adequate moisture and cool nights is preferable Invest in a quality planter – this is one of the most important pieces of equipment on

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Seed Production

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Important steps in producing high cold germ seed When we, as a seed company go to seed production we think, “What nutrition does this seed need to produce high cold germ?” Micronutrients are essential for seed production to achieve high cold germ specs. All nutrition applied to the soil needs to be a balanced ration.

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The Value of Cold Germ

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A good yield in corn starts with even emergence. For the farmer to acquire even emergence there are a lot of factors involved. Planter adjustments Seed Soil conditions When the farmer dumps high cold germ, high-quality seed into his planter, he is off on a good start. Warm germ in all reality means very little

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Amazing 2021 Yield Results in Difficult Growing Conditions

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Customer Field Test and Plot Results are now available. Check them out below. Prairie Hybrids has yet again accomplished an impressive genetic performance. We would like to thank our corn breeding/research team for putting together such a strong seed corn genetic line-up! University Trials for 2021 Trial Summaries: University of Illinois 6878, #1 in the

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2021 Field Day Presentation Now Available

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Whether you were unable to attend the Field Day event this year, or you joined us and would like more tips and information, Gilbert Hostetler’s presentation about Producing Yield is now available. Presentation Contents: Producing Yield, by Gilbert Hostetler Cold Germ Matters The Value of Cold Germ Tips on Corn Planting Corn Root Hairs Micronutrients on Seed

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2021 Field Day Dates Announced!

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Join us for the 30th Annual Prairie Hybrids Field Day! This highly anticipated event includes a variety of activities including plot tours, planter demonstrations, speakers on “Producing Yield” and “Advancing Your Corn Production”, and a panel discussion. Not to mention, if you attend and place an order on Field Day, you receive a complimentary homemade

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We Just Released Our Multi-Year Average Germ Report (2015-2021)

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Check out our newly released “Multi-Year Average Germ Report.” This report documents our average cold germs across all saleable lots. Farmers are beginning to realize that seed quality is determined by cold germ and not warm germ, and allows farms to obtain top yields. The cold germ conversation is what separates the men from the

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2020 Prairie Hybrids Customer Field Test and Plot Results Are In!

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The 2020 Customer Field Test and Plot Results are now available–check them out below. In line with our previous yearly results, Prairie Hybrids has accomplished a resilient genetic performance. We would like to thank our corn breeding/research team for putting together such a strong seed corn genetic line-up! University Trials for 2020 2020 University of

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High-Protein Field Corn Seed Recommended as an Excellent Feeder

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Prairie Hybrids 10% protein and high-test weight field corn seed is an excellent feeder — including fat cattle feed. Like all corn and corn by-products, it will need to be supplemented with a very small amount of lysine, methionine, and tryptophan since they are the essential amino acids that are low in presence in corn. With the

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