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Dr. Chad Lee, University of Kentucky
December 05, :00 CST ContractPrice CornDec07393’4 Dec08436’4 SoybeanJan081117’0 Nov081037’0 WheatJul08768’4 Jul09741’0 2
soybean at $33/bag corn at $140 - $200/bag N at $0.45/lb P at $0.50/lb K at $0.30/lb Land rent???? 3
1. Good genetics 2. Maximize days suitable for growing to 95% light interception at silking (R1) 4. Adequate nutrients, water and air to complete plant growth and seed fill 4
5 Economics Weather TOTAL YIELD Soil Fertility Hybrid Genetics Planting Date, Seeding Rate Pest Management Timely Harvest Soil Structure TOTAL YIELD Soil Fertility Hybrid Genetics Planting Date, Seeding Rate Pest Management Timely Harvest Soil Structure Economics Weather
Bt corn borer Bt rootworm RR2, GT LL
Useful tools when needed weed control Pest management Rural Myth #1 “Biotechnology automatically equals yield” sometimes
Average Planting Date Corn Yield (Bu/A) ( ) Bt (CB) Hybrid Advantage (Bu/A) Non-Bt HybridBt Hybrid April April May May June Herbek and Bessin Princeton, KY
Rural Myth #2 “I’m saving money by waiting to spray.”
12 More 2007 FavorableProj.PriceProjected Rank of VarietyUKSPTVarietyDiff.AcresAddnl.perRevenue Planted 1 MGBu./A 5 Bu./APlanted 1 Bu.Bu. 4 Lost 1. Pioneer 94M80L ,000717,600$9.00$6,458, NK S49-Q9L ,900629,970$9.00$5,669, Asgrow AG4703L ,35095,795$9.00$862, Pioneer 94B73L ,1500$9.00$0 5. Pioneer 94M30E ,8500$9.00$0 6. Southern Cross MichaelE ,25044,275$9.00$398, Asgrow AG4903L ,50093,150$9.00$838, Asgrow AG ,3500$9.00$0 8. Vigoro V48N7RSL ,35053,360$9.00$480, Pioneer 94M50E ,2000$9.00$0 10. NK S43-B1E4N.I.T.? 27,600?$9.00? 517,5001,634,150$9.00 $14,707,350 (Based on performance in 2007.)
High yield Proper Maturity Technology Traits Other traits
YieldGard Corn Borer (Cry1Ab) YieldGard Rootworm (Cry3Bb1) YieldGard Plus (Cry1Ab+Cry3Bb1 Herculex (Cry1F) ) Herculex RW (Cry34Ab1+Cry35Ab1) Herculex Xtra (Cry1F+Cry34Ab1+Cry35Ab1) Agrisure CB (Cry1Ab) Agrisure RW (mCry3A) Agrisure CB/RW (Cry1AB+mCry3A) YieldGard VT RW (Cry3Bb1) YieldGard VT Triple (Cry1Ab + Cry3Bb1) Source: Ric Bessin
ECBSWCBBCWFAWCRW YieldGard CB YieldGard RW YieldGard Plus Herculex ++ - Herculex RW Herculex Xtra ++ Agrisure CB Agrisure RW Agrisure CB/RW Source: Ric Bessin
Optimum GAT corn and soybean Anthracnose Stalk Rot Resistance corn Roundup RReady2Yield soybean Yield Corn Biofuels (amylase) Corn Seed oil composition soybean Dicamba resistance soybean Drought Tolerance corn and soybean Nitrogen utilization Corn SmartStax (8 genes) corn
F1 Seed F1 Hybrid
Corn April 1 to May 1: Western KY April 15 to May 15: Central and Eastern KY
Average Planting Date Princeton, KY Corn Yield (Bu/Acre)* (6 -Yr Avg.) ( ) Avg. Loss (Bu/A) April April May May June *Average of 2 hybrids (Bt & Non-Bt) 21 Herbek and Bessin
Princeton Lexington May April
Corn : 24,000 – 30,000 plants/acre Full Season Soybean: 100,000 plants/acre Double crop soybean: 180,000 plants/acre
Nutrient$/lblb/acre$/acre N P K Nutrient$/lblb/acre$/acre N P K You cannot afford to over-fertilize... You cannot afford to under-fertilize...
1. Good genetics 2. Maximize days suitable for growing to 95% light interception at silking (R1) 4. Adequate nutrients, water and air to complete plant growth and seed fill 27
Chad Lee Grain Crops Extension Univ. of Kentucky, Grain Crops Extension © 2008.
Lee and Herbek, Grain Crops Extension © Corn Growth and Development Chad Lee Grain Crops Extension Specialist ●
Grower’s Name:AgWorx Corn PlotIrrigation: City, State:Mountain, NDPlanting Date:4/25/2015 County:Harvest Date:10/20/2015 Hybrid/Brand 1 CRMYield (Bu/A)MoistureTest.
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Choosing Crop Insurance for 2010 William Edwards, ISU Extension Economist.
R.W. Heiniger Vernon G. James Center North Carolina State University.
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CORN Growth and Development Chad Lee Grain Crops Extension Specialist ● © Chad Lee, Univ. of Kentucky,
Insect Management Tools Doug Johnson and Ric Bessin Extension Entomologists University of Kentucky Princeton and Lexington.
Soybean. Soybean Growth Stages Vegetative StagesReproductive Stages VE – emergenceR1 – beginning bloom VC – cotyledon (unrolled unifoliolate leaves) R2.
Dow AgroSciences New Product Developments Rod Nothwehr Dow AgroSciences/Mycogen Seeds October 29, 2009.
North Carolina Corn Insect Pest 2014 Update Dominic Reisig NCSU Entomology.
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INTERNAL USE ONLY Ag Innovations ASFMRA Pioneer Hybrids Lonnie Smith.
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Global Product Strategy The Future of the Seed Business Matthew Mouw Sr. Marketing Manager Pioneer Hi-Bred, International Inc. DuPont Agriculture & Nutrition.
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SCC-33 National Variety Testing Meeting New Orleans – February 8-10, 2012 Rick Mascagni, LSU AgCenter, St. Joseph, LA Daryl Bowman, NC State.
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