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Corn Hybrids: Southern Lineup For 2015

AgVenture Midsouth Dulaney Seed RL6991HB (106 RM) Good standability throughout the season with superb roots Great drought tolerance combined with excellent heat tolerance Herculex I Insect Protection with impressive yield potential Great early option for South with two years of performance history R7844 (110 RM) Adapted to both high yield and high stress conditions Very good Greensnap resistance and good ... Read More »

Special Report: Market Outlook

Editor’s Note: Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension Economist, is based in College Station, Texas. The opinions and recommendations expressed are solely those of the author and are intended for educational purposes only as part of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. Texas AgriLife Extension Service assumes no liability for the use of this newsletter. This edition of Welch’s Feedgrain Market Outlook ... Read More »

Editor’s Note: Kudos To 2010 Southern Corn Contest Winners

By Carroll Smith Editor For nearly half a century, according to the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), the NCGA’s National Corn Yield Contest has provided corn growers the opportunity to compete with their colleagues to grow the most corn per acre. In recent years, more and more South-ern corn farmers are participating, so I would like to take this opportunity ... Read More »

Special Report: D.C. Update

Agricultural Leaders In The Obama Cabinet Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, 58, former governor of Iowa, served as governor from 1999 until 2006 and was a promoter of “value-added agriculture,” promoting ethanol from agricultural products plus biotech seeds to expand yields and production in corn and soybeans. He advocated agri-tourism as a way to keep the state from losing youth ... Read More »

Special Report: CA Corn Craze

– Special Report – Like the trend in Southern states, California corn acres jump dramatically. By Brenda Carol It may be the land of “fruits and nuts,” but driving through California’s countryside these days is almost reminiscent of a leisurely stroll down a dirt road in the Southern states. The corn is as thick as an elephant’s hide. High prices for ... Read More »