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Every planting season brings about different planting conditions. Several producers have made comments about late April (April 26th or later) planted corn coming up faster than corn planted around April 5th. People have asked if this is a difference between varieties? Why did the earlier planted corn take longer to emerge and seem to grow slower?Read
When nematodes infest a field, they can do extensive damage to the roots and, by season’s end, to yield. Due to their small size and patchy distribution pattern, nematodes are often overlooked for the yield-impacting problem they are.Read
Each year, it seems like the corn crop in the Midwest gets planted earlier and earlier. A producer has one chance to plant each year and must live with the results for the remainder of the growing season. Here are a few things to consider when choosing to start plantingRead
Every year, producers gear up for planting facing different challenges. This year, Kansas and a good portion of the Hoegemeyer footprint are in abnormally dry – extreme drought conditions. Here are some management tactics producers can take to help conserve soil moisture.Read
$4.00 corn is something farmers love to say. Currently the new crop corn market (at the time this article was written) is well over $4.00/bushel. The corn market hasn’t been this high since the fall of 2013, that’s eight years! With the outlook of strong grain prices, let’s look at one way to potentially increase your yields and profits for 2021.Read
It’s that time of year again when producers are putting together their crop plans for the 2021 growing season. With the recent blast of cold weather, it feels like planting is far away, but, in fact, April 1 is only six weeks away. If you haven’t made decisions as to what crop to plant on every acre yet, here are seven tips that can help if you decide to grow corn on corn in the 2021 growing season.Read