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By LuAnn Schindler
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FFA test plot gives up-close look at how seed varieties perform

 

September 7, 2023

LuAnn Schindler | SAM

Smart corn • The Summerland FFA test plot includes Preceon™ Smart Corn System, a short stature corn hybrid. An open house was held Aug. 30, at the plot near the school

Area residents got a glimpse at the Summerland FFA test plot, Aug. 30, at Napier Farms near Ewing.

One highlight of the plot was Preceon Smart Corn System. According to Mike Podany, of Clarkson, the short-stature corn system looks at how to evaluate population while driving yield and managing green snap.

"A lot of potential and a lot learning yet to go," Podany said.

The Summerland test plot is owned by Bob Napier.

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