Mississippi Corn: Tassel Stage Management – Podcast Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Dr. Erick Larson and Corn Verification Program assistant Mr. Nolan Stapleton discuss why the tassel stage is important, management tips, and give an overview of Mississippi’s 2020 corn crop. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/CSR_CornTassel_Larson_062619.mp3

Corn: Root Development in Young Plants Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
Successful emergence (fast & uniform), while important, does not guarantee successful stand establishment in corn. The next crucial phase in the life of young corn plants is the initial establishment of […]

Corn: Heat Unit Concepts Related to Crop Development Apr 20, 2020

🕔Apr 20, 2020
Growth and development of corn are strongly dependent on temperature. Corn develops faster when temperatures are warmer and more slowly when temperatures are cooler. For example, a string of warmer […]

Corn: The Emergence Process – Getting a Good Stand Apr 17, 2020

🕔Apr 17, 2020
Successful germination alone does not guarantee successful emergence of a corn crop. Elongation of the mesocotyl must elevate the coleoptile to the soil surface before the inner true leaves emerge […]

Southwest Michigan: Corn Struggling to Mature Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019
The 2019 growing season has been a struggle for southwest Michigan corn producers. While the region has less prevented planting acres than most of Michigan, we have 42,900 acres of […]

Corn: The “Zipper” Pattern of Poor Kernel Set Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019
he occurrence of severe photosynthetic stress (severe drought, extreme heat, severe nutrient deficiency, severe foliar disease) during or shortly after pollination in corn often results in poorly filled ears due […]

Ohio Corn: Will Late Fields Reach Black Layer Before a Killing Frost? Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019
Ohio saw record late corn planting in 2019.  According to the Agricultural Statistics Service, only 33% of Ohio’s corn was planted by June 2.  The question being asked now is […]

Ohio Corn: Grain Drydown – What to Expect? Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019
Many corn growers may encounter slower than normal drydown this fall due to late crop development associated with June planting dates. Much of Ohio’s late-planted corn may not achieve black […]

Indiana Corn: Delayed Grain Maturity, Frost/Freeze Worries Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019
Given the near record late planting of the 2019 Indiana corn crop and the continuing agony of delayed development of the crop, much of the coffeeshop talk down at Cecil’s […]

Indiana Corn: Predicting Maturity Dates for Delayed Plantings Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019
Delayed planting of corn in the upper Midwest often increases the risk that the grain will not mature prior to a killing fall freeze. Physiological maturity occurs near the time […]

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