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Nearly one out of every three dollars generated by South Dakota agriculture starts in a corn field. Two of every three rows of corn become ethanol. It’s the most planted crop in South Dakota, and a strong partner in the production of livestock. Best management practices for corn production, developed at SDSU, are your window to enhanced profitability.

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Variety Trial Results

Crop performance testing results are released annually through the activities of SDSU Extension and the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station at SDSU.

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Corn Hybrid Trial Results

In 2018, corn and corn silage were conducted at seven locations throughout South Dakota.

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2018 Field Plot Summaries for Corn: Fungicide Trials

This document contains results of corn field trials conducted during the 2018 growing season to evaluate foliar fungicides to manage various corn diseases.

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