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Stephanie Porter
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What's Your Fall Herbicide Program?
With harvest coming to an end, it is time for
growers to begin prepping for the next year by applying fall herbicide to their
fields.  Fall herbicide applications are
often made on no-till fields targeting winter annual species such as marestail
(horseweed)...
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What is a Tassel Ear?
This year, many asked about tassel ears, which is when corn plants form an ear (female flowers), instead of the tassel (male flowers).  Normally, the female parts of the tassel and the male parts of the ear shoots abort, on a corn plant,which results in uni...
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Stinkbug Mania
The stinkbug is not usually a pest we think about, but be on the lookout for these pests because by the time you see their injury, it could be too late.  Why?  We want to protect our seeds! This pest is relatively new to the U.S. and is mainly an issue in t...
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Stinkbug Mania
The stinkbug is not usually a pest we think about, but be on the lookout for these pests because by the time you see their injury, it could be too late.  Why?  We want to protect our seeds! This pest is relatively new to the U.S. and is mainly an issue in t...
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What the Heck is that Corn Disease?
Several weeks ago, Bryce Sandahl, our Account Manager near the Rockford, Illinois texted me a picture of a disease showing up on corn.  He thought it looked like gray leaf spot, but was not sure because we really had not had the right conditions for disease...
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2017 Burrus Seed Summer Interns
Each summer, Burrus Seed hires a group of interns to assist our production, sales, and agronomy teams. We would like to recognize our outstanding 2017 interns for their help and dedication to the Burrus Seed team. This year's interns logged a lot of miles a...
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Later Planted Early Hybrids - Can they Perform?
When recently stumbling across a year-old email from Jim Hughes, I found information worth sharing with our growers. Knowing your genetics is key; for example, early hybrids could work well for a late planting in terms of not only yield, but ability to fini...
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Later Planted Early Hybrids - Can they Perform?
Knowing your genetics is key.  Recently, while searching for some other information I stumbled across this email from Jim Hughes last year.  He reminded us that an early hybrid, such as Power Plus 2F91 ™*  was one of the early hybrids in our line-up that co...
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Track Insect Pressure with the Z-Trap System
Having issues with corn earworm, western bean cutworm or European
corn borer on your farm?  This becomes especially important if you have hybrids with no Bt traits or food grade corn.  Depending on your location in the state, the western bean cutworm and co...
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Track Insect Pressure with the Z-Trap System
Having issues with corn earworm, western bean cutworm or European
corn borer on your farm?  This becomes especially important if you have hybrids with no Bt traits or food grade corn.  Depending on your location in the state, the western bean cutworm and co...
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