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October, 2015 There are 2 posts in this archive

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New Hybrids

posted on October 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

During the 2014 and 2015 growing seasons, I have had the privilege of working with a great group of plot cooperators across the U.S. and Canada. It’s a lot of fun when plot cooperators are calling you to find out when you will be making new crosses available commercially. In 2014 and 2015 there were 2 hybrids that were standouts in virtually every plot. These 2 hybrids are now available commercially. I received numerous phone calls from around the country about how well these hybrids were performing. After a strong performance in the advancement plots in 2014 and 2015, I was very pleased to see …

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Forage Superbowl

posted on October 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

Continuing an impressive run of success at the World Diary Expo’s World Forage Analysis Superbowl, a Masters Choice floury corn hybrid has been selected as the first place finisher of the Standard Corn Silage division. This comes one year after a Masters Choice sample was chosen as the event’s Grand Champion, as well as the Grand Champion, First Time Entrant. This year’s winner, submitted by Daniel Olson, of Lena, Wisconsin, was a sample of MC5660, coming in with a ‘milk per ton’ of 3730 lbs. With their two samples this year, Masters Choice has placed a total of 10 samples in …

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