2019 Prairie Hybrids Customer Field Test and Plot Results

  The 2019 Customer Field Test and Plot Results are now available–check them out below. As you can see, Prairie Hybrids has achieved a very strong genetic performance. We would like to thank our corn breeding team for putting together such a strong seed corn genetic line-up! Farmer Quotes for 2019 8759, 114 day RM:

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2018 University of Illinois Field Corn Results

The 2018 University of Illinois Field Corn Tests results are now available—check them out below. As you can see, Prairie Hybrids has achieved a very strong genetic performance. We would like to thank our corn breeding team for putting together such a strong seed corn genetic line-up! 2018 University of Illinois Field Corn Results 6878

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2022 Field Day Presentation Now Available

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To those of you who attended our 2022 Field Day, we want to say “thank you for coming”; without your attendance, we would have no Field Day! If you were unable to attend the Field Day event this year, we’re sorry we missed you and hope you will be able to attend next year. To

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2022 Field Day Dates Announced!

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Join us for the 31st Annual Prairie Hybrids Field Day! This event includes plot tours, speakers on root development, grain marketing, and grain storage and conditioning, plus weed management demonstrations in the afternoon. We also have a number of vendors attending our Field Dy to help you – the farmer- get the equipment and services

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Germ Lookup

Cold Germ

We now have a germ lookup tool available right here on our website giving you the ability to look up the warm and cold germ of the seed you bought from us via the lot number. Click on the following link or click “Germ Lookup” on the menu above.    Germ Lookup

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TIPS TO FIGHT STALK ROT

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Plant seed in a 50 degree or above environment. Just like the saying, “Everything has a time”, what good comes from planting too early? Do you get your best yields with poor stands? Plant into a warming trend. Think of it this way- you have soil temperature, but it’s cold outside. The forecast is for

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TIPS TO FIGHT TAR SPOT

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Tar Spot is worse when you have multiple stresses. This can be other diseases, drought stress, lack of nitrogen etc. Therefore, we need to be addressing plant health as a whole, in order to conquer Tar Spot. It is probable that the heavy stalk rot pressure throughout the mid-west is the hidden reason why Tar

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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

Cold-Germ-Repor

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

Cold-Germ-Repor

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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