Ontario Hybrid Corn Trials Available Online
By Innovative Farmers Assoc. of Ontario
November 24, 2012 - The 2012 Ontario Hybrid Corn Performance Trials Report is now available at www.gocorn.net. With yield data and production information from across the province, these trials are a valuable tool for farmers when selecting seed for the upcoming season.
Produced by the Ontario Corn Committee, the report is available in an easy-to-download version that can be printed at home or it can be viewed online in a spreadsheet format that allows users to sort the list according to their interests. Also available are graphs that illustrate the performance of hybrids relative to the average for their maturity.
Corn hybrids were planted at 21 locations across the province. The trials at Ottawa and Pakenham were discarded because the extremely dry weather introduced an unacceptable level of variability into the trials. Within the trial report, information on yield index, moisture, lodging and test weight are supplied providing farmers with information they need to choose the right seed.
The Ontario Corn Committee will not be publishing a printed report. If you are unable to access the trial results from the website, call OMAFRA’s Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) and they will mail you a printed copy.