Agronomy Tip: Do Your Research on Plot Test Results

Mike Smith, Technical Agronomist with Stine Seed, shares insight on how to decipher product performance from plot data.

“Don’t plant plot winners without doing your research,” he says. “Ask for several years or cross-referenced locations of plot results. If the winner has consistently been in the top half of the plots, then choose that hybrid for its yield consistency and stability, not because it won a strip trial plot one year.”

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