The Importance of Seed Around the World
There’s so much promise in a tiny seed—especially in war-torn countries. This past spring, representatives of the Farm Journal Foundation traveled to Afghanistan and Iraq to witness food insecurity firsthand. While in Iraq, they had the opportunity to stop by this seed house. For more information about the trip, visit www.FarmersFeedingTheWorld.org.
Today, farmers have access to
seed corn companies, and each company offers
different hybrids in
treatment options and
The total number of purchase options for corn hybrids is
Farmers also have access to
soybean seed companies, and each company offers
different soybean varieties with
seed treatment options and
The total number of purchase options for soybeans is
Who says seedsmen don’t have a little vanity? We found two Illinois seedsmen who like to promote their favorite crop via special license plates.
Bill Wyffels of Wyffels Hybrids wasn’t fooling around when he chose Zea mays, the scientific classification for maize or corn, as his travel tag. Tom Burrus of Burrus Hybrids boasts "1 BG EAR" to fellow motorists.
Have you seen a memorable agriculture license plate? Send your examples to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll share them on this page.