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DROUGHTGARD® HYBRIDS TECHNOLOGY COMPARISON​​​​

May 14, 2018

​​​TRIAL OVERVIEW
  • Dryland/rainfed environments can be highly variable. Farmers look at the long-term weather forecast, stored soil moisture, and production practices to make the best decision they can on what crop will be the most viable and profitable in the environment.
  • Farmers look for corn products that can adapt to and yield across a wide range of environments.
  • DroughtGard® Hybrids corn products were developed for this type of situation. They combine drought-tolerant germplasm with the industry's only biotech trait for drought tolerance, which improves the ability of the corn plant to handle water stress.
  • The biotech trait was released in 2012 and has been deployed in various corn products since.​

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