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As the corn growing season transitions from cooler spring-like weather to the heat of summer it is not uncommon to see fields with scattered or multiple plants whose leaves appear twisted or wrapped. Read more from Hoegemeyer here, or contact us to learn more about managing twisted whorls in corn.Read
Successful corn yield production requires adequate pollen when silks are receptive during pollination. Read about it here, or simply contact us at Hoegemeyer to learn more.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
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