A warm spell this spring has a lot of growers out in the fields earlier than what they may usually be. Most planting will be firing up here in the next couple of weeks in the center of the Corn Belt, so it is good as time as any to remind yourself of some key things to remember as we dive into the season.
The start of the 2021 growing season is practically upon us in the central Corn Belt. Some brave souls have put a few beans in, and the delta is off to an early start with corn at V2 growth stage. My question is, is everyone ready to embrace this potentially wild and lucrative ride??
AgVenture, Inc. is pleased to welcome Lexie Maloy to the marketing team for an internship focused on product, agronomy, and marketing. “We are thrilled to have Lexie join us as our Product Marketing Intern for the summer,” said AgVenture Marketing & Portfolio Director Scott Hart.
If long-term drought is a concern, talk to your AgVenture Yield Specialist about AgVenture brand Optimum® AQUAmax® products available for your area. These products are specially bred for drought tolerance but will thrive and grow, in rain or shine. AgVenture’s lineup of Optimum AQUAmax products features multiple trait packages in a range of maturities with several end-use options, including silage options in our Total Forage System.
Ranging in maturity from 79 to 116 day, these new hybrids are comprised of 22 brand-new genetic platforms that will be planted in plots for the first time in the spring of 2021. Limited launch quantities are available of these hybrids for 2021 planting.
Enlist™ Field Specialists Will Lead Educational Webinars to Help Farmers, Applicators Maximize Weed Control
Corteva Agriscience remains committed to providing growers and applicators with a variety of educational and training opportunities for the Enlist™ weed control system in the 2021 growing season. Beginning in January 2021, A Step Ahead webinars, led by Enlist™ field specialists, will feature application training sessions and a new, six-part monthly series.
Ron Cornish has been named General Manager of AgVenture, Inc. In a unique dual role, Cornish will continue leading Alforex Seeds as General Manger in addition to leading AgVenture; although Alforex and AgVenture will continue to operate as separate commercial entities and continue to execute their respective business plans.
AgVenture’s experts agree that a fungicide application, or two, made money for corn growers again in the 2020 crop year. What isn’t so obvious is what to do about a fungicide application in soybeans.
The start of corn harvest looks very different for many operations. At Cutting Edge Consulting, we believe that there are significantly higher yields to be had if we start harvesting corn around 25-26% or higher moisture and then dry it down.
There is a big US crop out there. That may be a hard statement to hear for those who have suffered a loss due to nasty weather incursions this summer. But it is true, and it is true in many parts of the country. Not just corn…there will be a bonus soybean crop too.