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Seed Buying Guide - 6
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Wed Oct 24, 2012 12:33 PM CDT

ARENZVILLE, Ill. (DTN) -- The sweet smell of drying corn hangs in the air west of Arenzville, Ill. Along the roadways, wispy red silks loosed from drying husks cling to weeds and grasses. Another seed harvest is winding to a close at Burrus Hybrids.

This family-owned and operated regional seed company located in west-central Illinois is also breathing a sigh of relief as it sorts, shells, conditions and stitches the bags closed on this harvest. Seed production is by nature more sensitive than commodity corn to Mother Nature's whims. Drought and prolonged high temperatures made it a particularly difficult summer ...

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