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December Newsletter: Our Seed Conference Takeaways, Hybrid Data, & a Holiday Recipe

Visit to Chicago: America’s Largest Seed Conference  The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) had their annual meeting in Chicago December 5-9. This is America’s largest seed industry conference and seed expo.  Every year, there are more than 4,000 attendees representing the U.S. seed industry and overseas seed companies. During the week there are events targeted […]

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October E-Newsletter

Updates from the Field Welcome to our new information exchange platform! We hope to keep you up to date with our latest corn breeding efforts. Here’s a look at what we have been working on this fall. View our October E-Newsletter Learn more about our: September Field Day Success Harvest Updates Seed Selection for your […]

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GEI Field Day 2016

SPECIALTY CORN FOR FOOD AND FEED Learn about the properties of specialty corn, and specific types of specialty corn including: high lysine corn, high carotene corn, high anthocyanin corn, waxy corn and hard endosperm corn. THURSDAY, SEPT. 15, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  A lunch will be served using foods associated with specialty corn. NOTE: […]

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Corn Specialty Hybrids

There are different types of corn in the market: dent, flint, floury, sweet corn and popcorn. Dent corn is the most common type produced by farmers for feed and food.  Number two corn is the standard for the trade; this grain has a test weight of at least 56 lbs/bushel at 15% moisture.  Specialty corns […]

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