After the 2018/19 season presented one of the driest summers he has ever seen on his property ‘Amaroo’ at Bongeen in southern Queensland, Wayne Ziesemer was thankful for the performance of Pioneer® brand P1315-IT corn.
Having had trouble with disease in corn varieties on their southern Queensland property, Glen and Lisa Boal were on the lookout for a variety with good disease resistance to add to their rotation.
After standing up to 150-kilometre per hour winds to produce their best ever corn silage crop, it’s fair to say Ben Ronnfeldt was impressed with the performance of Pioneer® hybrid P2307 corn in the 2017/18 summer.
With a need to start watering his cotton before Christmas, Steve Little will only consider a high yielding mid-season corn variety to fit into his rotation.
The use of corn as the major summer crop has proven a profitable option for Nick Dippel, on their mixed farming enterprise at Thornton, upper Laidley Creek, in the Locker Valley of south-east Queensland.
Conditions can get cold on the Central Downs in southern Queensland, where Cameron Kuhnemann farms, which means he needs to select his summer crop varieties carefully.
Having purchased a 16-hectare farm in the Fassifern Valley just a couple of years ago which had produced lucerne for many seasons, Russell Jenner was keen to make a change in the rotation.
To do well in south-east Queensland’s Fassifern Valley, corn varieties need to be able to handle serious wind and rain.
Remarkably, in nearly 70 years of farming in the Bell district of southern Queensland, the Barron family has never grown corn.
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