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Read the latest tips from Hoegemeyer on determining test weight in corn, or contact us to learn more. Test weight of corn determines the weight of a bushel volume (1.244 cubic feet) of grain. Test weights determined on dry (15.5% moisture) corn can indicate whether the grain crop reached full maturity. Low test weights indicate immaturity. The minimum test weight for USDA No. 2 corn is 54 pounds per bushel.Read
Corn stalk rot is a family of diseases caused by several species of fungi and bacteria. Severity of the disease changes from year to year due to several factors conditions. Read the latest tips in control and prevention, or contact us at Hoegemeyer directly to learn more.Read
Hoegemeyer can help you best determine Fall Nitrogen Fertility Needs in Corn. Most universities base Nitrogen (N) fertility recommendations on a target yield. The assumption is that the target yield is accurate and that the crop is removing what was supplied. Excess N can leave corn vulnerable to rapid growth, poor stalk quality and increased lodging, and delayed maturity.Read