The following information is a Web Extra from the pages of Top Producer. It corresponds with the article "Seed Strategy." You can find the article in the Top Producer Mid-November issue.
Farmers started off the 2011 growing season with a wet spring and planting delays. Then the corn crop faced record heat in July, which hurt pollination. All that led to shrinking yields.
As producers head to the field to find out what those corn yields really are, seed corn companies are also finding a tighter seed crop.
AgDay's Michelle Rook talked to a cross section of seed companies to find out how that will impact their supplies for 2012.