Who produces iCORN seed?
There are lots of people out there who can produce seed corn. And a whole bunch of them have figured out ways to cut corners and do it cheap. But when it came time to choose who would grow and condition our seed, we made a decision to go with people we feel are the best in the business. We could’ve made the decision to produce it ourselves and perhaps sacrifice quality. Instead, we work with the country’s largest independent seed corn producer. A company widely recognized for the quality of product they put in the bag, Remington Hybrid Seed Company. One of the advantages of using these folks is that the seed they produce must meet our quality standards. If it doesn’t, it’s not our problem. We don’t blend it in. We don’t have to sell it at a discount. And we don’t have to discard it and add that loss to the cost of our product. What are our standards? The seed we contract to put in an iCORN bag must meet a minimum of 95% warm germination and 85% cold germination. Seed failing to meet th