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.

When scouting a newly planted cornfield, it is important to understand the fundamental growth habits and what the plant should look like above and below the soil surface.
The first ever planting of the PRIDE Seeds demo plot in Pain Court, ON has been completed under the direction of Market Development Agronomist Matt Chapple. The new demo plot is located on the property of PRIDE’s head office, adjacent to the new PRIDE Seeds Education Centre, which was unveiled earlier this year.    The project

Bad weather for an extended period can drastically delay planting. So, what’s a farmer to do once the optimal date for planting corn has passed? And just what does ‘optimal’ mean anyway?

Multi-Hybrid Planting

Precision Agriculture is currently the new buzzword in crop production, and while only in its infancy, will offer tremendous advancement opportunities in production yields and cost efficiencies. The foundation of the 'precision' aspect is site-specific Management Zones. There is an ever–increasing availability of new Precision Ag

Cold soils

When it comes to 'in-field' cropping activities, nothing rivals the challenge of planting a crop that will have foundation for top-end yield potential.
PRIDE Seeds and Case IH partnered to put on a Planter Clinic at the Western Fair Farm Show in London, Ontario. The clinic provided expert advice to producers looking to get their corn off to the best start possible.  Matt Roberts, Territory Sales Manager with CASE IH, offers producers some tips on what to check on their corn planter before