Wyffels Aims to Serve Those Who Served

Carrie Muehling

A new program from Wyffels Hybrids gives farmers an opportunity to support America’s military veterans. The program, launched in July 2019, is called Serving Those Who Served. For the 2020-21 growing season, the initiative will benefit Homes For Our Troops. For every bag of W5086RIB sold, Wyffels Hybrids will donate $2 back to the Homes For Our Troops program. In …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, Corn, Wyffels

New Wyffels Hybrids TV Campaign

Chuck Zimmerman

Wyffels Hybrids is running a new television campaign. The campaign was created by Musta/Melzer Advertising, Minneapolis; produced by O&H Brand Design, Dallas; directed by Liberal Media Films, Dallas; with edit and post by Charlie Uniform Tango, Dallas. There are four spots in the campaign which runs in midwestern corn belt markets. Jeff Hartz, Marketing Director, Wyffels Hybrids, says, “Wyffels doesn’t …

Agribusiness, Seed, Wyffels

Wyffels: Hybrids Are Better than 1988

John Davis

A lot of talk about this year’s drought has drawn comparisons to the devastation of the 1988 drought. But during the the Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies event at the Harmon Farm in Vincent, Iowa, Wyffels’ Rick Buresh explained that corn is better able to stand dry conditions these days. “Drought tolerance of hybrids is so much better than what is …

Agribusiness, Audio, Corn, Wyffels

Customer: Wyffels Brings Value to Our Operation

John Davis

When Mother Nature turns against you, you need all the help you can get. Corn farmers throughout the Midwest are certainly finding that out this year. During the recent Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies event at the Harmon Farm in Vincent, Iowa, those in attendance got a lot of information to help them overcome the challenges the drought has thrown at …

Agribusiness, Audio, Corn, Wyffels

Wyffels Hybrids Expands into Western Iowa

John Davis

The success of Wyffels Hybrids has been demonstrated in how many more farmers are using the Illinois-based seed company and how rapidly it is expanding. “As we’ve moved forward, we’re kind of calling this year a revolution. We’re expanding into western Iowa with more focus,” Bill Backhaus the new Region Manager with Wyffels in Southwest Iowa told Chuck during the …

Agribusiness, Audio, Corn, Wyffels

Drop in USDA Estimates Talk of Wyffels Event

John Davis

Some significant drops in USDA’s expected corn and soybean yields due to the drought have been the talk of the recent Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies event. “USDA took 20 bushels off of its yield, end of July, and dropping the soybean yield down to 40 and a half bushels… that makes a huge statement, and USDA probably thinks it’s smaller …

Agribusiness, Audio, Corn, Soybean, USDA, Wyffels

Ag Leader Technology Good Fit with Wyffels

John Davis

Over the past few days, we’ve been talking a lot about how the seeds from Wyffels Hybrids are important for producers to get the most out of their land. With a high-quality product like Wyffels, you also need to combine it with the right kind of technology that helps make sure you are getting the right amount of corn in …

Ag Leader, Agribusiness, Audio, Corn, Precision Agriculture, Wyffels

Below: 300-Bushel Corn is No Accident

John Davis

Getting 300 bushels an acre out of corn takes careful planning and doesn’t happen by accident. That was the message from Dr. Fred Below of the University of Illinois gave to those attending the Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies event in Vincent, Iowa heard this year. “[Farmers] have to select the best hybrids; they have to feed those hybrids with the …

Agribusiness, Audio, Corn, Wyffels