Golden Harvest Corn at #FPS23

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Golden Harvest is launching 24 new corn hybrids in 2024, including five new Enogen hybrids for fuel and feed. The complete portfolio includes hybrids ranging from 82 to 117 days, according to Corn Product Manager Andy Ackley. “We made a significant investment into our business a few years ago, and we’re really starting to see that investment come to fruition …

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USDA Predicts More Corn, Less Soybeans and Cotton

Cindy Zimmerman

Corn production is up, while soybean and cotton production is down from 2022, according to the latest Crop Production report issued Tuesday by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). Corn production is forecast to be up 10% from last year, at 15.1 billion bushels; soybean growers production is down 3% from 2022, forecast at 4.15 billion bushels; and cotton production …

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ZimmCast 717 – Syngenta at #FPS23

Cindy Zimmerman

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. This episode of the ZimmCast features what’s new with Syngenta Seeds, Golden Harvest, and NK Seeds – all from the 2023 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois. Listen to interviews with Kramer Farney, Golden Harvest head of marketing; NASCAR Driver Sammy Smith; Mary Kay Thatcher, senior lead for federal government relations at Syngenta; Eric …

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NK Seeds at #FPS23

Carrie Muehling

New products are on the way from NK Seeds and those visiting this year’s Farm Progress Show were able to learn more about them. “One hundred thirty-nine years in the seed business and this is our largest launch class in over a decade for NK corn products, launching 20 new hybrids in 2024,” said Matt Dolch, NK Corn Product Manager. …

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Syngenta Storen Corn Herbicide Registered

Cindy Zimmerman

Syngenta latest residual corn herbicide, Storen™, just received registration by the Environmental Protection Agency in July and will be available for use in 2024, subject to state approvals, according to Shawn Hock, corn herbicide product lead for Syngenta Crop Protection. Hock was talking with farmers about Storen at the Farm Progress Show this week in Decatur, Illinois. “Storen is providing …

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EPA Puts More Woe in WOTUS

Cindy Zimmerman

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of the Army managed to yet further muddy the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) this week by announcing a final rule amending the 2023 definition of “waters of the United States” to conform with the recent Supreme Court decision in Sackett v. EPA. The agencies are committed to following the …

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Golden Harvest Celebrates 50 Years at #FPS23

Cindy Zimmerman

Golden Harvest is celebrating its golden anniversary this week at the 2023 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois. Fifty years ago, seven families came together to create a new way to sell seed. That spirit of innovation continues today with investments in research and technology to continually deliver an expanded portfolio of proven corn and soybean products, including game-changing corn …

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ASTA Excited About Field Crop Seed Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

Registration is underway for the event formally known as CSS & Seed Expo and the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) is excited about the newly named Field Crop Seed Convention to be held December 5-8 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. “We see really strong participation numbers in our registration, outpacing where we have been in previous years,” said ASTA President …

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USDA Adjusts Yields in August Report

Cindy Zimmerman

USDA’s first survey-based forecasts for the season slightly lowered yields for corn and soybeans compared to projections last month. In the August Crop Production report released Friday, USDA puts corn production for 2023/24 at 15.1 billion bushels, down 209 million from the July projection, but ten percent more than 2022 which would be the second highest on record behind 2016/17. …

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USDA Crop Report Surprises

Cindy Zimmerman

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Planted Acreage report released Friday surprised many with an estimated 94.1 million acres of corn planted in the United States for 2023, up 6% from last year, while soybean area planted is estimated at 83.5 million acres, down 5% from last year. “You get a big surprise here I think …

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