At Ashby Equity Ass'n we offer a complete line-up of seeds to include alfalfa, grasses, soybeans, corn, and more. We include the greatest of brand names such as Dekalb, Asgrow, Peterson Farm Seeds, Wensman, Croplan, and NK Seeds in our offerings. Our seed salespeople are James Hustad, Travis Lund, Aaron Bengtson, Taylor Kemper and Doug Jorgenson. Our salespeople have the experience and skills to help you arrive at the best options to pick from for your farm. You can rely on their integrity and dedication to help you with your seed decisions and to provide the most knowledgable, in-depth, and comfortable customer experience possible.
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DKC 46-20 VT3PRIB. Older, established hard to beat 96 day number. Plant it if you love it.
DKC 39-28 GENVT2PRIB. Excellent 89 day go anywhere corn with great root and stalk strength, emergence, drydown, and greensnap tolerance.
DKC44-15 GENVT2PRIB. Great all around corn, proven in the Ashby area.
DKC45-66 GENVT2PRIB. Excellent yield potential and has shown stable performance under drought stress.
Proven corn numbers from Croplan for 2018
3314 VT2PRIB. 93 day corn. Great ear flex in this number, good for variable populations! Real workhorse for those tough areas. Great stalk and root strength, very good drydown, seedling vigor, test weight. Low RTN, medium RTP,
3337VT2P/RIB, RR. 93 day corn, best corn across all companies for drought tolerance, excellent yielder. works well on variable soil types. Fast out of the ground, handles stress well. You cannot pass this number by when looking at a reasonably priced corn with great drought tolerance and yield on lighter soils.
2845SS/RIB, VT2PRIB. 88 day corn. Excellent yields for an 88 day, compares well to 93 day corns for yield. Flowers early with fast drydown, excellent root strength and late season stalk strength. Good heat stress tolerance and works well on variable soil types. This is one corn that should be in everyone's plan. This is another workhorse from Croplan that is proven in the Ashby area. High response to nitrogen and population scores.
3499 VT2PRIB, 94 day corn. This is a corn with excellent heat and moisture stress tolerance. Great seedling vigor, response to N is medium, response to population is medium.
We will be leaving up the 2016 soybean results, as our soybean plots for 2017 were compromised by dicamba drift/volitization and cannot be analyzed.
2016 Ashby Equity Soybean Plot Results
Brand Variety Maturity Moisture Yield Rank
Croplan LC1200 1.2 12.8 54.48 1
Croplan R2C0900 0.9 12.3 51.34 2
Croplan R2C0925 0.9 12.7 47.30 3
Dahlman 5215N 1.5 12.0 45.61 4
NK S08-M2 0.8 11.8 45.33 5
Wensman W3100NR2 1.0 45.30 6
NK S13-H5 1.3 11.9 45.28 7
NK S12-R3 1.2 11.9 44.89 8
Dahlman 5309N 0.9 12.0 41.78 9
NK S06-Q9 0.6 12.0 40.63 10
Wensman W3080NR2 0.8 11.7 40.26 11
Asgrow AG1435 1.4 11.5 39.96 12
NK S12-H2 1.2 11.8 38.42 13
Wensman W3090NR2 0.9 11.6 37.73 14
Asgrow AG1135 1.1 11.6 37.61 15
Asgrow AG0934 0.9 11.3 36.59 16
Asgrow AG0835 0.8 11.5 35.74 17
Wensman W3062NR2 0.6 11.7 35.27 18
Asgrow AG0536 0.5 11.5 27.67 19
2017 Ashby Equity Corn Plot Results
Brand Hybrid Dry Yield Yield Rank Seed Cost per bu Yield Produced
Peterson 75S96 VT2 218.64 1 $.45
Croplan 3499 VT3 213.06 2 $.52
Croplan 3611 VT2 208.91 3 $.46
Croplan 3614 VT2 208.79 4 $.44
Dekalb DKC47-48 207.5 5 $.52
Wensman 80972 204.09 6 $.54
Dekalb DKC40-78 202.14 7 $.50
Dekalb DKC41-99 201.91 8 $.53
Peterson 77P94VT2 197.09 9 $.50
Croplan 3705SS 196.82 10 $.62
NK N18Q-3011A 189.94 11
Dekalb DKC45-66 186.53 12 $.58
Wensman 80928 186.01 13 $.70
Dahlman R46-27 182.35 14 $.54
Wensman 80947 180.29 15 $.66
Peterson 72A91 VT2 169.27 16 $.57
NK NK9454-3110A 167.75 17 $.61
Wensman 80891 164.11 18 $.63
Peterson 74Z87 VT2 163.85 19 $.59
NK NK8920-3010 158.69 20 $.62
Dahlman R45-28 153.46 21 $.68
Dahlman R44-25 133.92 22 $.67
TOP PICKS FOR 2018 PLANTINGS
Asgrow beans for 2018 have changed dramatically. AG0835, AG0934, AG1435, AG1636, and AG1733 are still available in the RR2.
AG08X8 is an new Xtend bean of 0.8 maturity, looks excellent except for low IDC scores.
AG11X8 is a new Xtend bean of 1.1 maturity, looks great. Watchouts are poor for bean on bean rotations, and poor BSR tolerance.
Call on one of our agronomists for more information.
Croplan Soybeans for 2018
RX0950 is a 0.9 maturity bean. This bean is a Winpak with great yield potential across environments, stacked PRR genes Rps3a and Rps1c. Great IDC tolerance, good SWM tolerance.
R2C1100 is a 1.1 maturity bean with cyst protection. This bean is a Winpak with a great defensive package and suitable to all soil types.
LC0716 is a .07 maturity Liberty Link bean. This Liberty bean will show good yields across environments and has cyst and IDC tolerance.
LC1200 is likely the Liberty bean of choice for 2017. This bean has great yields, is a Winpak and has an excellent defensive package to go with the yields. This bean is performing exceptionally well in plots and fields.
NK selections for 2018
N18Q is a shorter 86 day corn with exciting yield potential, strong emergence and early vigor, and outstanding roots and stalks. Artesian technology for drought tolerance.
N27P is a great 92 day Artesian corn with top yield expectations and great stalk strength, drydown, and staygreen.
Our best NK soybean is the S12-H2, a 1.2 maturity RR2 bean with cyst.
The next NK bean pick would be the S09-V8, a .09 maturity bean with cyst for highly productive variable soils.
These are the plot guys!
The plot this year was a great success again, we will be making this a tradition. With the continuing problems with weed control, plots of this type are needed. Come visit anytime and ask for a tour.
Wensman for 2018
W80866VT2PRIB corn, an 86 day number has excellent emergence, test weight, stalk and root strength, and is a favorite of our customers.
W90941 STXRIB 94 day corn is noted for yield, emergence, stalk strength and is recommended for corn on corn.
Wensman W3080NR2 is an 0.8 maturity soybean with excellent BSR tolerance, cyst, and great stress tolerance.
Wensman W3100NR2 is a 1.0 maturity bean with excellent BSR tolerance, cyst, a great defensive package with exceptional yields.
Wensman W1086N is a new 0.08 maturity RR2 Xtend bean with great stress tolerance, emergence, and adaptability.
Wensman W1121N is a new 1.2 maturity RR2 Xtend bean with top scores for stess tolerance, emergence, standability, BSR, and IDC.
Peterson Farm Seeds Website
The seed warehouse at Ashby Equity
Peterson Farm Seeds
23A85 Artesian GTA 85 day corn. This has above average stalk and root quality for harvest flexibility. Widely adapted with late season staygreen. Excellent drought tolerance
74J89 VT2PRO 89 day corn. This has impressive early vigor, strong yield performance across all environments and will perform well on those tough acres
72A91 VT2PRO 91 day corn. Oustanding yield performance with a great disease package. Good earflex, drydown, drought, greensnap, and Goss's tolerance.
75S96 VT2PRO 96 day corn. This is a shorty with great greensnap tolerance and less residue making it easy to manage in heavier soils. Good Goss's, test weight, and late season health. Great yielder.
L07-16N is a Liberty Link with great IDC and SCN resistance. Great adaptability but does not handle we feet well. Excellent yielder at 0.7
L11-13N is a Liberty Link with very good IDC and SCN resistance. Tall, bushy plant with the most prolific podding we have ever seen. Good on all soils, go anywhere bean.
L12-16N is a Liberty Link with great IDC and SCN resistance. Use on medium to better soils, has great early emergence and vigor. Will push yields on better ground.
L13-15N is a Liberty Link that will break yield barriers in it's maturity. Very adaptable.
Peterson also has RR2Y and Xtend numbers available. Peterson Farms Seeds is a very impressive regional seed company, We recommend you try them.