I strongly believe that your Seed Rep should be able to answer some tough questions whether he is working for Seed Consultants or some other seed company before you sign on the dotted line. If they can’t answer some of your questions, they should be able get the answers from an agronomist. Below are some more questions:
• Do you have a replicated testing program? How many locations do you have? Where are these locations in my state?
• Does your company enter their corn hybrids and soybean varieties in the university tests? How do you compare with the other brands? Can you explain what LSD means at the bottom of the yield tables and how to use it?
• Where do you produce your seed? How do you spread your risk of seed production? Can I depend on your company to supply me good seed every year?
• With the lower grain prices, you may have to budget tightly for the 2015 crop.… Continue readingRead More »