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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
Purple corn is not a new phenomenon. It has been observed over the years in many inbred and hybrid lines all over the world. Wild corn found growing in the cool mountain regions of Peru and Mexico is often purple. Read the latest here from Hoegemeyer, or contact us to learn more about purple corn, causes and control.Read
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
Read the latest from Hoegemeyer on stress emergence in corn, or contact us directly to learn more. Growers have long recognized the importance of early planting to maximize corn yield potential. The emerging seedling can experience significant stress levels if early planting is followed by cold, wet weather. As planting dates have moved earlier, the potential for cold soil at planting and cold, wet weather after planting has increased.Read
Western Bean Cutworm (WBC) and the potential devastation this pest can inflict on cornfields is becoming a more urgent concern for Western Corn Belt producers. Read the latest here from Hoegemeyer, or contact us to learn more about Western Bean Cutworm in Corn and how to control it.Read