Tips for picking next year's seed11/27/2012 - 12/06/2012
Though there's growing speculation that this year's drought will stretch into the 2013 crop year, it's fueling a lot of uncertainty about what corn and soybean varieties might perform best next year. It's an especially precarious decision to make right now, with yield and other performance data being as sketchy as it is in some areas because of the drought's overwhelming influence. But, when you're making a concrete decision like this one, you have to use whatever data is at your disposal, and that data holds a few pointers for buying seed for next year, one agronomy expert says. If you know where to look.