Taking Control of Bur Cucumber before it takes control of your fields.

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Bur cucumber is a summer annual vine that is extremely aggressive. It can easily take over fields and cause large yield reduction as the vine can grow 15-25 feet long. This weed is becoming a serious agronomic issue in corn and soybean fields around our area.   Bur cucumber is part of the Cucurbitaceae or melon family. The leaves are …

Corn Sprouting

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Corn kernel sprouting, also known as “Vivipary”, is the premature germination of kernels while still on the cob. Vivipary is not a common problem but it is alarming enough that growers may become concerned. This occurs when the kernels are close to or have already reached black layer stage and are drier than 20 percent grain moisture. The combination of …

WE NOW OFFER THE NEWEST IN ALFALFA PERFORMANCE FROM FARM SCIENCE GENETICS®

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SEEDWAY is excited after year. to offer the newest in alfalfa performance from Farm Science Genetics ® . We continue to provide the latest genetics available so that our growers have access to the increased yields, the best forage quality, and highest resistance that is on the market. FSG 421LH alfalfa is Farm Science Genetics® latest conventional potato leafhopper-resistant variety. …

SEEDWAY® TO ACQUIRE VEGETABLE SEED BUSINESS ASSETS OF CHAMPION SEED COMPANY

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(Hall, NY): Effective September 1, 2018, SEEDWAY, LLC will acquire the vegetable seed business assets of Champion Seed Company. Since 1959, Champion Seed Company has become a trusted commercial vegetable seed provider to growers throughout Mexico, West Coast, Pacific Northwest, South Central, and Southeast United States. Upon conclusion of the acquisition on September 4, 2018, Champion Seed Company will then …

SPIDER MITES AND APHIDS – TIME TO TAKE CONTROL

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Spider Mites With the hot dry weather we have been having, spider mites are beginning to become an issue. The two-spotted spider mites are usually more prevalent in areas of heavier drought stress. We have begun to get more rain which will deter the mites slightly, but they may have already laid eggs on the plants. Spider mites cause foliar …

PROPER SUMMER ANNUAL SELECTION

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As can happen thanks to mother natures ways, 2018 has started as a challenge in a few areas and now in season plantings are being delayed. Coupling that with lower than normal temperatures in those same areas, some crops are looking weak. There is talk of a higher than normal replant on corn and beans in the mid-west and expecting the same for our …

A Travel Through Time With SEEDWAY

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Headquartered in Hall, NY, SEEDWAY, LLC maintains locations in Phoenix, Trumansburg and Mecklenburg, NY, Shoreham, VT, Wales, ME, Mifflinburg, Emmaus and Elizabethtown, PA, Lakeland and Frostproof, FL and Pelham, GA. A full-line seed company, marketing farm and turf seed in fourteen mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states and vegetable seed from the US Rocky Mountains to the east coast and in the …

MATT BOUWKAMP, CCA, JOINS SEEDWAY VEGETABLE SALES TEAM

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(Hall, NY): Matt Bouwkamp, a Certified Crop Advisor, has accepted the position of SEEDWAY Vegetable Seed Sales Representative for the Michigan and Northern Indiana territory. Growing up in Western Michigan on his family vegetable farm, Matt is no stranger to understanding what vegetable farmers want and need from start to finish. Prior to accepting this position with SEEDWAY, Matt worked …

SEEDWAY® ACQUIRES WISE SEED COMPANY, INC.

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(Hall, NY): SEEDWAY, LLC has acquired the assets of Wise Seed Company, Inc., Frostproof, FL from the Wise family who owned and operated the business for 48 years. Nearly 50 years and three generations later, the Wise family provided a high level of custom harvest service and seed to their customers throughout the Central and South Florida region. “It is …