PRIDE Seeds agronomist Matt Chapple shares how seed companies stress test hybrids to ensure only the best, most resilient hybrids make it to market. He also discusses how hybrid performance can vary in different environments and why it’s critical to properly position a hybrid on a farm to optimize yield.
On this episode of the RealAgriculture Soybean School, PRIDE Seed agronomist Matt Chapple looks at how two varieties with different maturity ratings perform in side-by-side plots under the same growing conditions in southwestern Ontario.
Whether the corn crop is just being planted or is emerging in the field, it’s time to do some digging around.
Yield loss is assumed when drought stress occurs for four or more consecutive days. The type of yield loss varies depending on the stages the corn plant is in.