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New 2015 Plots for Illinois

We have many new data sheets added to the plot map for the following areas: Corn - Willow Hill, IL - C15FER1 Corn - Teutopolis, IL - C15THO1 Corn - Newton, IL - C15WOO1 Soybeans - Newton, IL - S15GIL1 Soybeans - Hidalgo, IL - S15GOR1 Soybeans - Paris, IL - S15HIG1 Soybeans - Neoga, [...]

By |November 3rd, 2015|General|Comments Off on New 2015 Plots for Illinois

In Memory of Beverly

Beverly Jean (Hendrix) Higginbotham, age 80 of Paris, passed away at 9:24 a.m. Saturday, October 17, 2015 at her residence. Beverly Higginbotham She was a farm wife, bookkeeper for 25 years at Great Heart Seed, and a truck driver for Higginbotham Farms.  Beverly enjoyed volleyball at the YMCA, bowling, playing cards, and attending [...]

By |October 22nd, 2015|General|Comments Off on In Memory of Beverly

New Plot Data Sheets for Paris and Tamaroa

We have 2 new data sheets added to the plot map for the following areas: Corn - Paris, IL - C15HIG1 Corn - Tamaroa, IL - C14OPP1 Visit our Plots page for more information.

By |October 19th, 2015|General|Comments Off on New Plot Data Sheets for Paris and Tamaroa

New Plot Data Sheets for IL, IN and CA

We have 12 new data sheets added to the plot map for the following areas: Corn - Iuka, IL - C15BAR1 Corn - Ashmore, IL - C15COA1 Corn - Hidalgo, IL - C15HOW1 Corn - Ashmore, IL - C15KAS1 Corn - Paris, IL - C15SUL1 Corn - Charleston, IL - C15COU1 Corn - Newton, IL [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|General|Comments Off on New Plot Data Sheets for IL, IN and CA

2016 Seed Guide Now Available!

The 2016 Great Heart Seed Guide is now available for viewing directly from our website! Click here for website viewer Click here to download the PDF We have several new seed varieties to choose from this year, check them out today.

By |August 19th, 2015|General|Comments Off on 2016 Seed Guide Now Available!

2015 Field Day Schedule

Everyone is invited! Illinois Paris: Thursday, August 13th @ 5:30 p.m. at the Chester Higginbotham Farm, located on Rt. 16, approximately 4 miles west of Paris, Illinois. Iuka: Tuesday, August 25th @ 5:30 p.m. is Terry Bartley’s field day located approximately 7 miles east of Salem, IL on Route 50. New Athens: Tuesday, August 25th [...]

By |August 7th, 2015|General|Comments Off on 2015 Field Day Schedule

June 2015 Regional Update

The first question I’ve been getting wherever I go has been (How’s planting going everywhere else?) ... So here’s what’s been going on in the areas I cover during this very challenging spring. Southeast Missouri Simply put; WET! Corn and soybean planting was delayed from the start due to above average rainfall. A majority of [...]

By |June 22nd, 2015|General|Comments Off on June 2015 Regional Update

June 2015 Agronomy

Hello to all our Great Heart customers and Team members from South Eastern IL. I have been asked to share a few comments on what is happening in the field. Corn and Beans as well as wheat are under plenty of moisture so far. Corn has been limited on nitrogen up take. There has been [...]

By |June 22nd, 2015|General|Comments Off on June 2015 Agronomy

Planting in 2015

Hello Great Heart Customers and thank you for your business! Much of the corn in central Illinois and Indiana got off to a good start with most planted in late April and early May. The relatively drier conditions helped establish high stand counts, but by June 5th I actually saw corn rolling on good soils. [...]

By |June 22nd, 2015|General|Comments Off on Planting in 2015

New GHT-930 & GHT-942

Great Heart Seed is proud to present new wheat varieties for the 2015-2016 season. GHT-930 is a great choice for a top performing variety that is on the early side. Above that is the very heavy test weight protected by scab tolerance.  Very strong standability and tillering offer a range of seeding rates.  Whether you are going for maximum [...]

By |June 22nd, 2015|General|Comments Off on New GHT-930 & GHT-942