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Corn hybrid selection

Selecting the right hybrid is critical for profitable corn production. Growers that carefully consider their corn hybrid choices can manage risk and maximize quality, yield and profitability.

Selecting by crop use


Minnesota corn hybrid trials

Corn grain

The Minnesota Corn Evaluation Program is conducted by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station to provide unbiased information for corn growers when they choose which brand of corn to buy and grow. Find the most recent report, as well as archived materials.

Corn grain field crop variety trials

Corn silage

The Minnesota Hybrid Corn Silage Evaluation Program evaluates the silage potential of corn hybrids in Minnesota. The goal of the program is to provide unbiased forage yield and forage quality information for educational and marketing programs.  

Corn silage hybrid trials

Regional research trials

See regional corn hybrid and other trials for southern and northwestern Minnesota.

Page survey

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