corn yield

NCGA announces 2018 Yield Contest Winners

· December 17, 2018

Corn growers nationwide achieved impressive yields despite weather-related adversity in the National Corn Growers Association 2018 National Corn Yield Contest. The 18 winners in six production categories had verified yields averaging more than 349 bushels per acre, compared to the projected national average of 178.9 bushels per acre in 2018. While there is no overall […]

K-State, DuPont Pioneer study: Corn yield per plant increasing

· July 24, 2018

A collaboration between Kansas State University and DuPont Pioneer Agronomy analyzing 30 years of corn plant population responses shows that as agronomic optimum plant density increased, the range for maximizing yields also widened. DuPont Pioneer has collected data on corn plant population responses and yield gains to provide better information on hybrids. From 1987 to […]

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