FieldTalk

FieldTalk

PRIDE SEEDS BLOG SITE
View RSS Feed

Archives

  • In this photo, the cob on the bottom shows the obvious impact of a boron deficiency.

    The impact of boron on corn

    September 25, 2018
    Filed Under:
    Corn

    In late August, PRIDE Seeds agronomist Drew Thompson was called to visit a grower’s corn field, where the complaint was ears that were small, misshapen and poorly pollinated. 

  • Fortenza/Stamina – Why?

    Fortenza/Stamina – Why?

    January 16, 2018
    Filed Under:
    Corn

    PRIDE Seeds is now using the Fortenza® Maxim®Quattro with Stamina® (FMQ/S) package of insecticide and fungicides as its primary seed treatment on corn products, and for good reason.

    Agronomist Matt Chapple says the company has embraced the move because of FMQ/S’s proven effectiveness at providing both early-season insect and disease protection, as well as increased plant health and cold tolerance.

  • Corn Grain Fill, Maturity and Drydown

    Corn Grain Fill, Maturity and Drydown

    October 3, 2016 by Dave Den Boer CCA-ON
    Filed Under:
    Corn

    Here is a quick review of late season kernel development & terms.

    Kernel development through to maturity can be separated into two stages:  The grain fill and the after physiological maturity period.

  • Jul26Fri

    Pollination in the Corn Field

    July 26, 2013 by Dave Den Boer CCA-ON
    Filed Under:
    Corn
    Pollination is one of the most critical stages in the life of a corn plant.  Unfortunately, pollination is also one of the least controllable aspects of grain production since its success or failure is mainly influenced by environmental conditions.
  • Jul26Fri

    Corn Maturity - Helpful Tips

    July 26, 2013
    Filed Under:
    Corn
    In this article I hope to provide some insight into grain corn progression towards maturity, and an understanding of the growth stages after tasseling/silking and pollination.
  • Jul13Tue

    Foliar Fungicides in Corn

    July 13, 2010 by Dave Den Boer CCA-ON
    Filed Under:
    Corn
    As we reach full tassel stage in corn, we are receiving some last-minute questions regarding fungicide applications.

    One of the questions that we regularly receive is: "Which PRIDE hybrids are more likely to have a positive response to a foliar fungicide application?"

    This interest in hybrid specific response is also spurred on by...