Medford Cooperative

Category: Seed

Dairy producers have many different criteria when it comes to choosing a corn variety. We often discuss whether the corn is going to be used only for corn silage or also as a dual purpose corn for either high moisture shell corn or dry corn.  The Medford Cooperative began working with a local seed company, Wolf River Valley Seeds.  From White Lake, WI, Wolf River Valley Seeds has a diverse product line tailored towards dairy producers in Wisconsin. They offer…

Temperatures will be dipping low tonight and frost will likely be something to consider. If you are wondering what impact that might have on your crops, this guide from West Central should help: CORN Germination:  Cold soil temperatures (sub 50o F) can trigger imbibitional chilling injury or cold temperature injury.  These phenomena occur when either seed kernels imbibe water that is colder than what is considered ideal resulting in ruptured tissue during cell expansion or from damage to the mesocotyl during…

Seed Treating Cost/Unit Optimize 400 $3.75 Trilex 6000 $5.50 Handling Charge $.75   Optimize 400 Optimize 400 with LCO Promoter Technology for soybeans enables your crop to achieve its full genetic potential by enhancing nutritional capabilities that drive natural growth processes, maximizing plant health and crop performance.  Optimize 400 increases yield as well as the protein and oil content of soybeans.  This product is particularly effective early in the planting season because it stimulates nodule production even when soil temperatures…