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Indiana Corn: Good Pollination Conditions Help Offset Early Challenges; Scout Fields for Diseases

Indiana Corn: Good Pollination Conditions Help Offset Early Challenges; Scout Fields for Diseases

👤By Bob Nielsen, Purdue University Extension Agronomist 🕔Aug 10, 2017

A rough start to the growing season put Indiana’s corn crop behind the proverbial 8-ball from the beginning, due to the weather- and disease-driven challenges to germination, emergence, and early establishment of the young plants. Many fields were replanted, fully

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South Carolina: Pee Dee Corn at Black Layer

South Carolina: Pee Dee Corn at Black Layer

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University Agronomist 🕔Jul 27, 2017

A number of fields have reached physiological maturity and a lot more are approaching rapidly.  Folks are busy getting their combines ready to roll now and it won’t be long before we see corn harvest starting on a wide scale.

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South Carolina: Pee Dee Corn Needs Rain, New Disease Showing Up

South Carolina: Pee Dee Corn Needs Rain, New Disease Showing Up

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University Agronomist 🕔Jul 14, 2017

This has been a warm and dry week and our corn is really showing it right now.  Most dryland fields are rolling up like in the photo below.  There is a good chance of rain in the forecast this weekend

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Mississippi Corn: Rains, Night Temperatures Push State’s Yields

Mississippi Corn: Rains, Night Temperatures Push State’s Yields

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Jul 14, 2017

Early or not, Mississippi’s corn crop is well on the way to its best yield in years, barring any major disasters. Erick Larson has spent more than two decades as the Mississippi State University Extension Service corn specialist. Larson said

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Ohio Corn: Pollination Underway in April Planted Fields

Ohio Corn: Pollination Underway in April Planted Fields

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Jul 11, 2017

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service for the week ending 7-9-17, 10% of the state’s corn was silking compared to 16% for the 5-year average. Given the wide range in corn planting dates this year, some late planted (corn

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Florida Corn: On the Home Stretch; Little Southern Rust Found

Florida Corn: On the Home Stretch; Little Southern Rust Found

👤By Mace Bauer, University of Florida 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Our corn crop looks good and it looks like if the wind and tropical storms don’t take it down, we should have a good crop.

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Illinois Corn: 5 Considerations for Sidedressing Nitrogen

Illinois Corn: 5 Considerations for Sidedressing Nitrogen

👤By Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois 🕔Jun 12, 2017

The weather has turned from cool and wet to warm and dry, with thoughts now turning to when it might rain next. The US Drought Monitor shows no drought in the Corn Belt, and water use is still low, but

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South Carolina Corn: Pee Dee Fields Tasseling, Time to Scout for Disease

South Carolina Corn: Pee Dee Fields Tasseling, Time to Scout for Disease

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University 🕔Jun 2, 2017

Some of our older fields are tasseling now and the very oldest are even starting to drop pollen.  We’re pretty much on pace with where we were this time last year.  The weather has been fair this year, so most

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Georgia Corn: Dryland Fields ‘Look as Good as They Can’

Georgia Corn: Dryland Fields ‘Look as Good as They Can’

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔May 19, 2017

Both irrigated and dryland corn are looking okay. Dryland is looking as good as it can.

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Georgia: Corn Is Coming Up

Georgia: Corn Is Coming Up

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 3, 2017

We looked at a good bit of corn this week that is now coming up in a few different stages. We’re just now getting our first herbicide shot, so we’re able to mix Prowl in for grass control.

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