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Genetic Characterization: How Aligning Seed Choices with the Planting Environment Sets Growers Up for Success

Choosing the right seed genetics — that align with specific field conditions and management practices — is one of the most critical decisions farmers will make. Genetic characterization can help make that decision-making process easier. ...

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BEYOND THE BUSHEL: REFLECTIONS FROM THE 2023 GROWING SEASON WITH AGRIGOLD AGRONOMY

From long periods of drought, to hailstorms, high temperatures and other extreme weather events, 2023 was a roller coaster for many farmers. Here’s a glimpse of how harvest went across several of AgriGold’s territories: ...

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Navigating a Corn Maze: Common Misconceptions About Seed Selection and How They Can Lead Farmers Astray in 2024

Choosing the right corn hybrids is one of the most important decisions a grower will make. But it won’t be the easiest. Considering the sheer volume of choices out there, comparing those hybrids to specific growing conditions, evaluating price and more can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, this ...

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Diverse Hybrid Corn Seed Genetics Drive Performance in Any Environment

AgriGold agronomists advise on the importance of spreading risk by selecting corn hybrid seed from different genetic families....

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Evaluating Fields at Harvest: A Roadmap to Superior Seed Selection

Farmers can unlock valuable insights into their seed genetics' performance by examining their fields during harvest. Capturing field observations ahead of the combine can help refine hybrid selection and increase productivity and profitability for the upcoming year....

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Unleash the Power of Drones: Sentera's Precision Agriculture Revolution

At AgriGold's Innovation Days, groundbreaking technology from leading companies took center stage. In the final installment of this three-part series, discover how Sentera is using drone technology to lead a revolution in scouting techniques. ...

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Soil & Crop Biotechnology Changing the Game for Nutrient and Fertility Management

At AgriGold's Innovation Days, groundbreaking technology from leading companies took center stage. In the second installment of this three-part series, discover how Pattern Ag is leading a revolution in scouting techniques through advanced nutrient and fertility testing....

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Corn Tar Spot Is Lurking. Are You Protected?

Are you prepared to protect and defend your corn from tar spot? AgriGold agronomist Kevin Gale shares management techniques to help this season and next....

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Farmer Choice and Diverse Genetics Define AgriGold’s 2024 Lineup

Learn about AgriGold’s new corn hybrids and soybean offerings for the 2024 growing season, plus how these products will help farmers achieve higher yields....

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Early Season Issues Could Have End-of-Season Implications

Learn how drought conditions are leading to potassium deficiencies in corn crops, plus steps farmers should take to proactively identify issues and prevent implications....

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6 Steps for Successful On-Farm Trials

On-farm testing helps farmers make informed decisions and optimize crop production. Trials can provide valuable insights into seed selection, fertilization practices, and crop protection strategies to optimize crop growth and development. ...

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Stay Alert as Tar Spot Continues to Spread

Tar spot is here to stay, and farmers should understand the risk factors of the disease and work with their crop advisers to develop individualized management plans....

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Enhancing Corn Root Health: Strategies to Improve Growth and Yield

As the foundation of the plant, roots absorb water and nutrients from the soil, anchor the plant in place, and provide support for the above-ground portion of the plant. When root development is compromised, the plant may struggle to access resources it needs to grow. ...

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Cutting Through the Damage: A Comprehensive Guide to Black Cutworms in Corn

In many crop fields across the United States, one notorious pest poses a significant economic threat to corn: the black cutworm (Agrotis ipsilon).This insect wreaks havoc on corn crops, causing substantial yield (and financial) losses for farmers. ...

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Enhancing Crop Health: The Importance of Fungicide Timing

As crops nationwide enter critical growth stages, it’s crucial to assess disease pressure, implement effective control measures, and determine the optimal timing for foliar fungicide applications....

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Understanding Rapid Growth Syndrome in Corn: Causes, Impacts, and Solutions

As the planting season concludes in AgriGold regions, crops are entering key vegetative stages. And during this phase, it’s crucial to watch out for a phenomenon known as rapid growth syndrome (RGS). ...

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Assessing the Need for Replanting: Analyzing Potential Consequences and ROI

For corn and soybean growers, it can be a challenge to evaluate whether to replant. But it’s crucial to recognize the situations in which a replant may be necessary to maintain and maximize ROI on your acres. ...

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From Plant Pests to Crop Health: The Importance of Early Season Corn Scouting

For corn and soybean growers, it’s hard to navigate early season challenges like weeds, pests, diseases, and nutrient deficiencies. To maximize yield potential and financial performance in the face of these issues, it’s crucial to identify the problems early and take preventative measures. ...

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Slow-emerging Crops May Be Vulnerable to Pest Pressure

Farmers planting into cool, wet soils should prioritize seed with strong emergence and evaluate which fields should be planted first. ...

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If Your Corn Stands Aren’t Uniform, You’re Likely Leaving Yield on the Table

Uneven emergence sacrifices kernel counts and weights, warns an AgriGold agronomist. Find out what you can do to achieve even stands....

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AgriGold’s New Genetic Family Offers Stability and Flexibility

Field GX J gives Northern Corn Belt farmers more options for diversifying seed portfolios. The eight corn hybrids are less management intensive products that farmers can depend on for consistent performance....

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Study Shows the Early Planting Yield Advantage Is Real

Corn and soybeans can both take advantage of early planting to pump up yields, but farmers seeding corn early need to choose hybrids with strong emergence scores....

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What You Need to Know About Spring 2023 Weather Trends

Winter is well underway, which means we’re days closer to the 2023 planting season. As you make the finishing touches to your seed order and do necessary tractor and planter maintenance, be sure to check out what’s in store for your planting season, come spring. ...

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Top-Level Genetics and Personalized Service: A Recipe for An NCGA Yield Contest Win

Yield Masters: that’s what our 2022 NCGA Corn Yield Contest winners are. They are the early risers, shortcut deniers, detail freaks, and generally obsessive farmers who find themselves on the short list of Yield Masters. ...

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Survey Shows Tar Spot Has Commanded Farmers’ Attention

A new survey confirms tar spot is a major concern for farmers, eclipsing their worry about diseases like northern corn leaf blight, southern rust or Goss’s Wilt. But while farmers are anxious about the disease, they also signaled uncertainty about managing it...

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AgriGold Hybrids that Excel on Dryland Acres

As you make plans for the 2023 crop year, take into account the dry, drought-like conditions that are expected to follow the 2022 growing season – especially on dryland acres. Although these growing conditions aren’t ideal, don’t fret: AgriGold has you covered with exceptional hybrids that wil...

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What Early Snow Could Mean for 2023’s Crop

Early snowfall could actually offer unanticipated advantages—even if it seems like a burden. Learn the three crucial benefits that snow can offer to your fields this year. ...

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Level Up Plant 2023 With AgriGold’s Seed Order Checklist

With harvest in full swing, now is the best time to start thinking about plant 2023. Get a jump start on your production plans this fall with our top considerations for placing your seed order....

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Limit The Impact of Ear Rot and Mold

“Ear molds are a possibility every year,” says AgriGold Agronomist Leslie Lloyd, and those storing corn on-farm need to know if they have mold before harvest. “You certainly wouldn’t want to contaminate a 60,000-bushel bin with 5,000 bushels of corn from a hot spot,” Lloyd cautions. Iowa ...

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Prevent the Top Three Mid-Season Diseases

Protect your yield. Learn how to identify and control the top three corn diseases in your fields this season....

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Agronomist Urges Farmers to Stay Vigilant on Corn Rootworm

Corn rootworm can have a devastating impact on yield. Don’t let the pest catch you off guard. ...

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Time In-season Nitrogen to Maximize Yields and Profitability

Farmers need to consider their application options and plan ahead to get the most out of their corn crop. ...

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PLANTING IS DONE. IT’S TIME TO EVALUATE EMERGENCE.

After planting, it’s all about protecting the genetic potential of your seed. First up in the battle against mother nature is evaluating emergence. Find out how in the latest article from your AgriGold agronomy experts....

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Stop seedling diseases before they start.

Cool, wet conditions are a recipe for seedling diseases. Know what to scout for and how to prevent losing yield to avoidable diseases. ...

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How to determine where to plant which hybrids

Choosing the right hybrids is hard enough, but what about choosing where to plant them? Find out the top questions you should be asking yourself in order to build a yield-optimizing plan for where to plant which hybrids....

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Foliar Fungicides

Why & When to use a foliar Fungicide ...

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Greensnap Tech Guide

Greensnap, also known as “Brittle Snap” or “Brittle Corn” is the breaking of corn plants during a period of rapid growth & development due to extreme wind events. ...

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Affected Kernel Set

Physiology – At R1 silks begin to emerge with silks from the base of the ear emerging first. ...

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Physoderma Stalk Rot

Physoderma maydis, causes both foliar and the stalk rot phase....

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The Return of Corn Rootworm

For the past several years, Western Corn Rootworm have been isolated to just a few hot spots across the Corn Belt and in heavy continuous corn acres. ...

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