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  • How to make your planter dance

    February 12, 2021 Sara Meidlinger

    Our Spring Focus on the Planter:

    • Meter Set up & Seed Size
    • Get the Planter Level
    • Check the seed disc’s
    • Row Cleaners
    • Down Pressure
    • Seed Depth
  • Jan5Tue

    Seed Treatments

    January 5, 2021

    Seed treatments are not the remedy to all problems and should be used in conjunctions with crop rotation, effective weed control and other agronomic practices to chase high grain corn and silage corn yields. Ultimately seed treatments protect your seed investment during the critical early developmental stages.

  • Nov10Tue

    Plot Results and Interpreting Data

    November 10, 2020
    As seed selection is a critical decision for farmers, seed companies participate in agronomy and hybrid/variety trials to provide insight to farmers about how their products perform in numerous locations. Once harvest results are released, farmers can use this data to help make their decisions for next year.
  • Taking Good Silage Samples

    October 26, 2020
    Filed Under:
    Crop Management, Silage
    Harvest timing:
    • It is best to chop when whole plant moisture is between 60 and 70%
    • Ensure you are harvesting each variety separately
    • Weigh each hybrid immediately after it’s been harvested
  • Yield influencing factors (YIFs) are important to identify for all operations on every field. It is key to remember that YIFs are both positive and negative and should be equally considered.
  • Sep16Wed

    Silage-specific vs Dual-purpose

    September 16, 2020
    Filed Under:
    Crop Management, Silage
    Selecting the correct hybrid for silage is one of the most important management decisions for silage programs. The following criteria help growers select the correct hybrids for maximum corn silage production....
  • Jun25Thu

    Soil Fertility

    June 25, 2020
    Filed Under:
    Corn, Crop Management
    PRIDE Seeds Market Development Agronomist Neil McGregor discusses what you need to think about when it comes to nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. He also explains why it's important to test your soil every few years or so.

  • Jun25Thu

    Silage Corn: EDF VS EDP

    June 25, 2020
    Filed Under:
    Corn, Crop Management
    PRIDE Seeds Market Development Agronomist Sara Meidlinger discusses the differences between EDF (Effective Digestible Fibre) and EDP (Effective Dual Purpose) silage hybrids. It's important to know the differences between these types of silage hybrids in terms of digestibility, palatability and harvest window.


  • Jun25Thu

    How to measure planting depth

    June 25, 2020
    Filed Under:
    Corn, Crop Management, Planting
    How do you measure the true depth of seed? PRIDE Seeds Market Development Agronomist Drew Thompson shares a few tips.

  • Jun25Thu

    Fungicides on Corn

    June 25, 2020
    Filed Under:
    Corn, Crop Management
    PRIDE Seeds Market Development Agronomists Drew Thompson and Matt Chapple discuss fungicides on corn, and how the genetics of various hybrids react.