Ashby Equity Seed
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, 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   

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 is 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.  2018 plot workers are James, Shyanna , Aaron, and Taylor
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.
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The seed warehouse at Ashby Equity
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Peterson Corn

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.

Peterson Soybeans

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.