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Anthracnose is a fungal pathogen that affects standability, plant health, and overall yield in corn fields. Symptoms can be seen on leaves and the stalk, both above and below the ear. The anthracnose pathogen can infect the plant through the roots and stalks.

Legend Seeds proudly announces the promotion of Tim Bratland to president, effective August 1, 2018. Bratland’s appointment is part of an executive transition that includes prior president, Glen Davis, moving into the role of CEO.

 

As part of our ongoing commitment toward providing the top genetics and trait technologies in the industry, the 2019 product lineup from Legend Seeds will feature nine LibertyLink GT27 soybean varieties in a range of maturities from 1.1 – 3.1 RM.

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Everyone knows that a weedy corn field decreases the yield potential of that field, but what’s important to understand is how early this yield loss can occur. Yield is determined very early in corn, usually around the V5 growth stage. Between V5 and V6, the row number and kernel number per row are being determined. Kernel number or ear length is strongly affected by environmental stresses.

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With so many different herbicide resistant trait platforms being used in soybeans today, it is critical that farmers know which field has each trait platform when it is time to make a herbicide application.

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There are limited choices for post emergent herbicides in sunflowers, and the window is small. Understanding how to stage sunflo

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Several species of cutworms can irreversibly affect sunflowers from slightly below the soil surface through the V4 stage by cutting off the tender plant below or right at the cotyledon.

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Alfalfa weevils typically hatch in early spring from the eggs that they overwinter in and then move into a larva stage.

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