Pioneer Alfalfa Research

Cindy Zimmerman

Pioneer director of alfalfa research, David Miller, discusses Pioneer brand alfalfa varieties, traits and testing to help producers put the right product on the right acre. Listen to the podcast here: [audio:http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3?http://zimmcomm.biz/pioneer/pioneer-podcast-71-wdd.mp3] David Miller on alfalfa varieties (4:00 min MP3) To see all archived Pioneer Forage Forum podcasts, click here. Subscribe to Forage Forum here.

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Forage Forum on In Situ Testing

Cindy Zimmerman

Bill Rutherford, Pioneer research coordinator, discusses in situ analysis. In situ testing allows Pioneer researchers direct analysis of inoculant performance and fiber digestibility, providing producers additional product information. Listen to the podcast here: [audio:http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3?http://zimmcomm.biz/pioneer/pioneer-podcast-70-wdd.mp3] Bill Rutherford on in situ testing (6:30 min MP3) To see all archived Pioneer Forage Forum podcasts, click here. Subscribe to Forage Forum here.

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New Technologies for Silage Traits

Cindy Zimmerman

New technologies make data sampling easier and more efficient. Bill Curran, Pioneer research scientist, discusses some of the technologies that measure silage traits. Curran also talks about how this information benefits producers. Listen to the podcast here: [audio:http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3?http://zimmcomm.biz/pioneer/pioneer-podcast-69-wdd.mp3] Bill Curran on new technologies for data sampling (5:00 min MP3) To see all archived Pioneer Forage Forum podcasts, click here. Subscribe …

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Pioneer Funds Ag Literacy Website

Cindy Zimmerman

DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred is helping to fight ag illiteracy with a $500,000 donation to the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s My American Farm virtual education program. “The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has identified a great opportunity for teaching the public about modern agriculture. Through science and productivity, farmers are feeding the world and bettering the lives …

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Cutting Edge Microbial Ecology

Cindy Zimmerman

Understanding how inoculant organisms interact with other organisms can have a large impact on how well an inoculant organism affects the organisms in the silage. Hear more about the cutting-edge microbial ecology from Pioneer research coordinator Bill Rutherford. Listen to the podcast here: [audio:http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3?http://zimmcomm.biz/pioneer/pioneer-podcast-68-wdd.mp3] Bill Rutherford on Microbial Ecology (5:00 min MP3) To see all archived Pioneer Forage Forum podcasts, …

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Silage Inoculant Application Technology

Cindy Zimmerman

Pioneer nutritional sciences manager Bill Mahanna likes to show off cool tools that can make life better for dairy producers. This one is Pioneer’s AppliPro® SLV (Super Low Volume) Forage Additives Applicator System, which Bill talked about during the Forage Media Day in September. In this “must hear” Forage Forum, Bill discusses inoculant application technology and how drastically it has …

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Pioneer Hi-Bred Offers New Alfalfa Varieties for 2010

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Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, announced that it will be adding two new alfalfa varieties to its lineup for 2010. These new varieties offer additional protection from yield-robbing pests and diseases and also are applicable to many regions across North America. Pioneer brand 55V12 offers a strong defensive package, is highly resistant to Phytophthora root rot and Aphanomyces root rot …

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Measuring and Managing Silage Heat

Cindy Zimmerman

Have you ever wondered where the heat comes from in silage? This really cool infrared camera can read the temperature of a silage bunker and provide a color picture of the variations in heat levels on the face. The camera has gotten cheaper since it first came out a couple of years ago, but it still retails for several thousand …

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Managing High Moisture Corn

Cindy Zimmerman

Dr. Bill Mahanna, nutritional sciences manager for Pioneer, discusses ideal moisture percentages for high moisture corn. Mahanna says high moisture corn and snaplage benefit digestion. He also comments on corn particle sizes and inoculants for high moisture corn. This edition of Forage Forum was recorded at the Pioneer Forage Media day held in September at the Livestock Nutrition Center in …

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Harvest Timing Factors

Cindy Zimmerman

This year, many producers are seeing a delay in corn silage harvest. Bill Curran, Pioneer research scientist, discusses harvest timing factors and how the growing season impacts the nutritional value of the silage. Curran spoke to agricultural media recently at the Pioneer Forage Media day held at the Livestock Nutrition Center in Johnston, IA. Listen to this edition of Forage …

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