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Missouri Corn: 2017 Was a Sneaky Year for N Loss

Missouri Corn: 2017 Was a Sneaky Year for N Loss

👤By Peter Scharf, University of Missouri Extension Specialist 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Based on a drive across northern Missouri on August 22-23, I would say that we lost quite a bit of corn yield to N deficiency this year. In northeast Missouri (Shelbina to Columbia), about half of the fields were affected,

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Corn: Nitrogen Deficiency is a Yield Killer – DTN

Corn: Nitrogen Deficiency is a Yield Killer – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Nitrogen deficiencies can kill a yield. Visual evaluations of just how much nitrogen (N) is left are inaccurate enough to hurt the pocketbook. Soil and tissue tests can determine how much nitrogen is present, how much has been lost and

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Minnesota: Have You Lost Your N in the Past Week? – Video

Minnesota: Have You Lost Your N in the Past Week? – Video

👤By Brad Carlson, University of Minnesota 🕔May 26, 2017

Widespread wet weather and yellow corn has caused concern among Minnesota farmers regarding the status of their nitrogen fertilizer.  Extension Educator Brad Carlson discusses the processes of nitrogen loss from wet weather in context to this past week’s weather in

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Indiana: Rain Dampens Planting Progress

Indiana: Rain Dampens Planting Progress

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔May 19, 2016

After a brief stretch of dry weather midweek, rain was expected to return to parts of central and southern Indiana Friday night into Saturday (May 19 and 20), dealing another setback to farmers who have fallen significantly behind schedule in

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Midwest Corn: Stalk Strength Could Be an Issue During Harvest – DTN

Midwest Corn: Stalk Strength Could Be an Issue During Harvest – DTN

👤By Daniel Davidson, DTN Contributing Agronomist 🕔Sep 2, 2015

Corn is rapidly moving through dent stage (R5). Excess rain early in the summer, shallow roots, shortages of nitrogen and a dry August have contributed to corn moving through grain fill more rapidly than expected. Any stress, including a shortened

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Virginia Cotton: Entire Region Impacted by Leaching Conditions

Virginia Cotton: Entire Region Impacted by Leaching Conditions

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Jul 7, 2015

Can there be too much of a good thing? Since mid-June, we are getting into the 10 to 15 inch category of rainfall for much of our growing region. Approximately 8 inches occurred in the last 4 days for a

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Georgia Corn: Potential of Irrigated Crops; Dryland Acreage Problems – Audio

Georgia Corn: Potential of Irrigated Crops; Dryland Acreage Problems – Audio

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔May 27, 2015

From the South Georgia Pine radio show:  Thomas County Extension Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses the potential of irrigated corn and problems facing dryland acreages this season.

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Michigan Corn: Test Stalk Strength by Getting Pushy with Your Crop

👤By Bruce MacKellar, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Oct 9, 2014

The 2014 crop season had its fair share of severe weather across southwest Michigan. Heavy thunderstorm winds in combination with driving rainfall caused severe lodging in many corn fields in the southern two tiers of counties across Michigan in both

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Corn: Pre-Harvest is Good Time to Evaluate Nitrogen Strategy — DTN

👤By Dan Davidson, Contributing Agronomist 🕔Sep 8, 2014

Corn is at dent. The latest round of rainfall has secured the yield and test weight should be good. Before harvest is a good time to look back on how well your nitrogen strategy worked. This has been an interesting

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South Dakota Corn: Mid-season Nitrogen Deficiency Symptoms

👤By Anthony Bly, South Dakota State University 🕔Aug 22, 2014

Corn growers and agronomists have been noticing earlier than normal corn nitrogen (N) deficiency appearing on lower leaves this year. Some N deficiency symptoms later in the season are ok; however, corn plants exhibiting N deficiency during mid-season might be

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