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Older Pioneer® GrowingPoint® Agronomy – Texas, Western Kansas Episodes

  • 2018 Grain Sorghum Harvest – Texas Coastal Region

    Pioneer sorghum research scientist Cleve Franks recaps the 2018 grain sorghum harvest in the Texas coastal region, including insights on the impact of precipitation and sugarcane aphids on crop quality and yields. He also discusses how Pioneer researchers like a challenging growing season to best test its sorghum hybrids.

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  • Managing sugarcane aphids in grain sorghum

    Dan Berning, Pioneer technical services manager, talks about growing conditions that bring out sugarcane aphids, the importance of scouting early and often, when it makes sense to use an insecticide, and selecting hybrids with tolerance to the pest.

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  • Grain sorghum outlook in Texas

    Clint Dotson, DuPont Pioneer field agronomist, talks about 2018 acres, sorghum stands in Texas and scouting for sugarcane aphids.

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  • Sorghum planting conditions and new hybrids

    DuPont Pioneer field agronomist Mike Kriegshauser talks about planting conditions and newer, high-performing Pioneer® brand sorghum products.

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  • What to do before planting sorghum

    Mike Kriegshauser, DuPont Pioneer field agronomist, discusses the importance of sorghum preplanting preparations.

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  • A good start for hearty sorghum in Kansas

    Grant Groene, DuPont Pioneer technical product manager, discusses early growth conditions, monitoring disease and insect pressure, and Pioneer® brand sorghum that’s an excellent fit in Kansas thanks to its sugarcane aphid tolerance.

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  • Variable conditions for sorghum planting in Texas.

    Peter Hill, DuPont Pioneer field agronomist, talks about how rainfall and varying weather conditions affect sorghum planting dates in Texas and the relative absence of sugarcane aphids.

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  • Fast-tracking the sorghum breeding process.

    Dr. Cleve Franks, DuPont Pioneer sorghum research scientist, talks about Pioneer’s collaboration with the United Sorghum Checkoff Program and the discovery of double-haploid inducer lines that can speed research and boost yield potential in new sorghum hybrids.

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  • Using doubled-haploid inducer lines in sorghum breeding.

    DuPont Pioneer’s collaboration with the United Sorghum Checkoff Program has resulted in the discovery of double-haploid inducer lines. Dr. Cleve Franks, DuPont Pioneer sorghum research scientist, talks about the yield potential and agronomic benefits of streamlining the breeding process.

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  • Planting Conditions for Grain Sorghum

    Dr. Cleve Franks, DuPont Pioneer sorghum research scientist, discusses sorghum planting conditions in Texas.

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  • Sorghum Research, Development and IMPACT™ Trials

    Seed developers continue to improve seed traits to help American farmers produce better, higher-yielding crops. 

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  • Late Grain Sorghum Planting Due to Drought

    With more than 70 percent of Texas now under drought, learn how precipitation is affecting grain sorghum planting in several parts of the state.

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  • A Cooler Spring Means Delays in Sorghum Planting

    Knowing your soil temperature at planting depth is key to knowing when your ground is ready for seed.

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  • Pioneer® GrowingPoint® Agronomy Trial Results

    What are GrowingPoint agronomy trials? Find out more from DuPont Pioneer field agronomist Mike Kriegshauser as he provides more information about these trials from Pioneer and highlights the 2016 on-farm trials in Nebraska, Kansas, eastern Colorado, western Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.

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  • Corn Rootworm Monitoring & Sticky Trap Results

    How should you manage corn rootworm (CRW) pressure? DuPont Pioneer field agronomist Joe Lemmons discusses CRW pressure, management of pests and results of the sticky trap program.

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  • Encirca℠ Services Soil Fertility Services

    In this episode, Jon Propheter discusses how technology helps optimize fertility management decisions.

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  • Fertility Characterization of PKF trials

    In this episode, Jake Hoxmeier talks in depth about testing fertility, seeding rates and more. 

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  • Increasing Profitability with Encirca℠ Services

    In this episode, Mike Kriegshauser talks about optimizing farm data to make informed economic decisions.

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  • Local On-Farm Trials

    In this episode, Cody Daft discusses how on-farm trials gather information to help growers increase yields.

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  • Dealing with Local SCN Pressure

    In this episode, Scott Dickey discusses monitoring and managing local soybean cyst nematode pressure.

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  • Seed Treatment TAT Corn and Soy

    In this episode, Joe Lemmons discusses how corn and soybean seed treatments help manage specific challenges.

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  • Product Performance Innovation Trials

    In this episode, Ron Gehl talks about the value of getting out and visiting local trails.  

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  • High Yield Soybean

    In this episode, Jonathan Propheter discuses how to take soybean performance to a new level.

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  • Defending Soybeans from SCN and SDS

    In this episode, Norman Hancock discusses the current use of genetics as a tool to prevent SDS and SCS. 

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  • Corn Rootworm Management

    In this episode, Greg Schneider delves into the subject of monitoring corn rootworm with the use of sticky traps.

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