Improve Hybrid Corn Yields: Add Fertilizer & Pesticides

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Improve Hybrid Corn Yields: Add Fertilizer & Pesticides,

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CHANGES IN FARMING METHODS
Discussion of increase in corn productivity with use of chemicals. Corn productivity increased with fertilizers & use of pesticides & herbicides & hybrid corn. Must use pesticides if you follow "corn with corn." In early 1960's 100 bushel/acre with minimal fertilization, up to 160 later with fertilizer.