Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine speak with Jason Worthington about the value MFA places on research. As staff Agronomist in charge of the trials, Cameron talks at length about the replicated trials for seed and the product testing methods used across the MFA trade territory. Then Worthington and Horine battle in the first Trivia contest of the podcast. There can only be one winner in this inaugural battle.
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Show Notes Episode #19 The Values of Agronomy Trials – Agronomy
1 Min – Intros and Agronomy discussion
3 min – “We don’t do herbicide trials”
5 min – What MFA Agronomy tests
6:30 – Product testing prior to selling or using
7:30 – Multiple years of data
10 – Strip trial perils
13 – Area 51, Training Camp and What is plot replication
14 – How strip trials are flawed.
15 – The research replication process – testing and evaluation of fertilizer, fungicides, seed treatments, cultural practices, seed and product testing in your neck of the woods.
18 – How data is evaluated
25 – Confidence in the numbers
30 – Research in the future
32 – Biologicals
34 – How MFA shares data
36 – Fungicide by variety – 3rd year of data
42 – Trivia square off between Doogie & Mr. Worthington
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