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

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

Wyffels Hybrids Ready for Tale of Two Seasons

John Davis

If you look at the last two summers in the upper Midwest, you couldn’t find a sharper contrast: plenty of rain, too much of it in many cases last year, and bone dry and hot across much of the corn growing areas this year. That’s part of what the folks at the Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies event in Vincent, Iowa …

Agribusiness, Audio, Corn, Wyffels

Wyffels: Geared for Pro Midwest Corn Growers

John Davis

Many times we hear about how big a company is or its reach throughout the world. That can be all well and good, but sometimes you want a local company that understands your needs and might be able to be more flexible. That’s where our friends at Wyffels Hybrids come in. During the recent Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies in Vincent, …

Agribusiness, Audio, Corn, Wyffels

Corn Market Commentary

Chuck Zimmerman

Corn growers got the world market viewpoint today at the Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies from Bill Tierney, Chief Economist, AgResource Company. I spoke with him after his presentation. China was a market he spoke about and I was fascinated to learn that the average holding of corn there is about 10-12 feet wide by about 60-100 feet! Bill says, “When …

Agribusiness, Audio, Corn, Wyffels