The pursuit of 300+ bushel corn is still very much alive. Yield competitions from a host of different companies are challenging producers to raise the bar when it comes to corn production. The difference in PRIDE Seeds 300+ Bushel Initiative is found in their “whole field” approach. Whereas most of these yield challenges push production on a single acre, PRIDE Seeds wants to look at pushing production across a number of whole fields. The initiative focuses on three areas of yield management: nitrogen, plant population and foliar fungicide use.
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In this episode of the Corn School, Ken Currah of PRIDE Seeds brings us out for an evaluation of one of the fields involved in the trials.
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