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We’re always excited to share our latest developments, products and research, plus participate in educational and industry events. See the latest in Upper Midwest seed news below.

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Be Confident in the Performance of Your Corn Silage with Ration Choice® 

Most corn grain hybrids are bred for exactly that: corn grain. So if you’re growing corn for silage, why plant a hybrid that was only optimized for one part of

The Power of Diverse Diets in Dairy Farming

Diversity in dairy ration is essential for optimizing the nutrition, health, and productivity of dairy herds. Different feed components provide varying nutrient profiles that can be tailored to meet the

World Forage Analysis Superbowl 

Open for entries  The countdown for the World Dairy Expo is on.   One of our favorite elements of the World Dairy Expo is the World Forage Analysis Superbowl. The World

Alfalfa Seed Production and the Leafcutter Bee: A Pollination Partnership

The vital role of pollinators, particularly the alfalfa leafcutting bee, cannot be overstated in the context of alfalfa seed production.    The Pollination Process When a new experimental alfalfa variety is

Drought Stress on Corn Development 

For the last few weeks, the lack of rainfall throughout the Midwest has been the number one topic in agriculture. Variable rains are leaving areas with enough moisture to keep

Building the Nurseries  

In the greenhouse  Every winter we tinker away in the greenhouses, testing our newest experimental alfalfa varieties against all the major alfalfa diseases (see “Winter in the Greenhouse” for more).

Spring and Early Summer Forecast

Planalytics updated their forecast for spring planting and there was little change from the original forecast issued in February. La Nina has finally moved to ENSO cool neutral after three

Persistence is A Key Attribute to Our Alfalfa Line-Up

Focused Breeding Program At Legacy Seeds, we pride ourselves on breeding alfalfa with 3 key pillars – yield, quality, and persistence. Persistence is a large part of our program because

Are you ready for Spring?

As we look ahead to warmer weather, there are a few things we can do to prepare: Planter Maintenance Now is the time to inspect the whole planter. Do any

The Ration Choice® Program Isn’t Just Picking Tall Varieties…

When products are classified as Legacy Seeds Ration Choice® corn, they go through rigorous testing to ensure they will be a good fit for you and your operation. Whether you’re

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