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2014 Corn Yield Contest Winners Announced 
Despite a cool growing season and a late, wet fall harvest, several Wisconsin corn growers reported strong yields in the Wisconsin Corn Growers Association (WCGA) Corn Yield Contest. 

Tom Manke, Arlington, registered 284 bushels per acre, tops in the Columbia County corn grower competition. Jeff Miller, Pickett, won the Dodge/Fond du Lac County corn grower contest with 281 bushels per acre. Cal Dalton, Endeavor, had the highest reported yield of 235 bushels per acre in the Juneau/Adams/Marquette grower group. In the statewide contest, Arndt Farms, Janesville, took first place with 279 bushels per acre. Click here to read more>>>

UW Agronomy Update Meetings set for January

The Department of Agronomy and UWEX will offer Crop Production and Management meetings at eight locations during 2015. Joe Lauer, Dan Undersander and Shawn Conley will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and discussion of last year's growing season, and updated recommendations for field crop production. Click here for registration details. 
 
The meeting dates and locations for the 2015 Agronomy Update meetings are:
 
Janesville Monday, Jan. 5 at noon
Madison Tuesday, Jan. 6 at 7:30 am
Fond du Lac Tuesday, Jan. 6 at noon
Kimberly Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 am
Wausau Wednesday, Jan. 7 at noon
Eau Claire Thursday, Jan. 8 at 7:30 am
Sparta Thursday, Jan. 8 at noon
Belmont Friday, Jan. 9 at noon

EPA renewable fuel standard delay makes sense
The Wisconsin Corn Growers Association says action today by the EPA to defer finalizing the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) until 2015 makes sense in order to get the correct volumes of renewable fuel into the marketplace. Read more.

 


 


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NCGA's Know Before You Grow website gives growers updated info on new seed varieties currently unapproved in some export markets and is an important resource for all corn growers as they head into planting season. Read what Wisconsin Corn Grower Jim Zimmerman has to say about this resource at http://wicornpro.org/ and listen to his interview by clicking HERE.

Syngenta has a new educational video entitled, “Ethanol: Fueling Rural America’s Future – One Community at a Time,” along with a series of other topical videos that help to tell ethanol’s story. The videos’ primary purpose is to inform and educate the general public about the positive impact ethanol is having on cleaning our air, improving our economy and fulfilling our nation’s quest to become energy independent.  View the videos by clicking here.

No Meaningful Difference between E10 and E15 ethanol blends, says a report from the National Renewable Energy Lab, which also found no evidence to support oil industry claims of mechanical problems with E15 ethanol blends. Read more online here: NREL Report

Ethanol Promotes Consumer Choice  explains an opinion column by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, in the Oct. 10 Wall Street Journal. It is the ethanol industry, which makes a cheaper, cleaner, higher octane product, that is ready, willing and able to face free market competition from petroleum. Read the column online by clicking this link: Ethanol Ready 


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