Hoegemeyer Hybrids Announces New Corn, Soybean Lineup for 2012

Includes a complete offering of western-focused seed genetics and technology.

Hooper, NE, October 21, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Hoegemeyer Hybrids announces 23 new corn hybrids and soybean varieties for 2012.

“At Hoegemeyer Hybrids, we’ve spent more than 70 years listening to our customers and providing them with the right products to meet the unique needs of growers in the Western Corn Belt,” says Stephan Becerra, Hoegemeyer general manager. “We’ve added to our corn and soybean lineup for 2012, with a complete offering of western-focused seed genetics and technology.”

Of the 18 new corn hybrids, six include the Optimum® AcreMax® and Optimum® AcreMax® Xtra insect protection system, available in the HPT® brand. Optimum AcreMax insect protection offers growers a single-bag refuge option in areas only needing above-ground insect protection, while Optimum AcreMax Xtra insect protection is an option for single-bag refuge in areas needing both above- and below-ground insect protection.

Hoegemeyer will also offer five new soybean varieties in 2012, in addition to a complete line of sorghum, alfalfa and grass seed.

“Hoegemeyer is proud to be a regional seed company that offers farmers choice, agronomic advice and personal service specifically for the Western Corn Belt. Our 2012 corn and soybean lineup provides the right genetic combinations paired with the right technology to maximize yield potential,” Becerra says.

A variety of seed treatments are also available for all Hoegemeyer products.

Founded in 1937, Hoegemeyer Hybrids serves farmers with seed products specifically chosen for exceptional performance in the Western Corn Belt. For more information on the complete line of Hoegemeyer corn, soybean, sorghum and alfalfa seed available for 2012, visit www.therightseed.com.

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Ken Wurdeman