Legend Seeds Blog

As part of the Legend Seeds multi-brand strategy and the recent acquisition of Kussmaul Seeds, Legend Seeds will begin offering organic corn hybrids for the 2022 planting season. Hybrids will be sold by Legend under the Kussmaul Seeds brand.

Low Mu Tech, the patent owners of Dust™ announce a new distribution agreement to work with Legend Seeds Inc. and Yield Masters Solutions, of De Smet, SD. “Working with leading seed and biological providers aligns with our principle to provide innovative solutions to common problems farmers face,” said Brian Tulley, Managing Partner of Low Mu Tech.

This week, Jake Andrle, Legend Sales Agronomist, is near Ellsworth, WI discussing the performance of LR 9102 VIP3110 this season.

Legend Seeds is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Kussmaul Seed Company out of Mount Hope, Wisconsin. The acquisition enables Legend Seeds to grow business within and outside of their existing footprint.

Tis’ the season of silage cutting! This week, Matt Caron, Legend Sales Agronomist, discusses our silage sampling process with Jennifer Duffy, Research Specialist, in our Lake Preston, SD L.E.A.P. plot.

This week, Matt Caron, Legend Sales Agronomist, breaks down findings from our Envita nitrogen use rate trial at our Lake Preston, SD Knowledge Plot.

Legend Seeds Account Managers have recently found Soybean Stem Borer in southern South Dakota. Soybean Stem Borer, also known as Dectes Stem Borer, feeds on the soybean plant at both the larval and adult stages. Increased stem damage during the larval stage can lead to reduced yields and increased lodging.

The time to scout is now! Legend Seeds Sales Agronomists have found the following pests just this week:

This week, Mike Tofsrud, Legend Sales Agronomist, discusses the importance of evaluating plant health this time of year and the benefits of corn fungicides:

The time to scout is now! Legend Seeds Sales Agronomists have found ECB presence just this week!

European Corn Borer
Over the last 100 years, European Corn Borer (ECB) has proven to be a pest for many conventional corn growers. ECB is known to cause significant damage to the crop causing overall yield loss as it affects both the stalks and ears of the plant. With the introduction of insect-reduction and transgenic corn hybrids, the prevalence of ECB has declined. However, it is still important in non-insect traited corn to be diligent in scouting for pests such as ECB.

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