Mississippi Corn: Reproductive Stages, Management Implications

🕔Jul 12, 2019Corn reproductive stages may comprise nearly 60 days for full-season corn hybrids grown in Mississippi at normal planting dates depending upon seasonal heat unit accumulation. Early maturity hybrids (~110 day […]

Michigan Corn: Online Tool Estimates Crop Development, Projects Maturity

🕔Jul 8, 2019Corn planting across the Midwest has been delayed by persistent wet weather during the last two springs. Delays this year have been much more widespread than in 2018, and delayed […]

Corn, Soybeans: Do You Know Your Crop Growth Stages?

🕔Jun 21, 2019Staging crops is an underappreciated but incredibly important skill. One very important reason to know how to stage your crops is because herbicide products may have limits on what growth […]

Mississippi Corn: Tassel Stage – Everything You Need to Know – Podcast

🕔Jun 3, 2019Dr. Erick Larson, MSU Extension – State Corn Specialist and Mr. Nolan Stapleton, MSU Extension Associate – Corn Verification Program discuss why tassel stage is important to corn, when tassel may occur, […]

Missouri: Ugly Corn Is a Whole Lot Better than No Corn in 2019!

🕔May 31, 2019There are some quite pretty corn stands in Missouri this year but there are also some quite ugly ducklings. This is not really unique to this year and corn generally […]

Corn: How to Determine Growth Stages of Young Plants

🕔May 30, 2019Corn vegetative growth stages are designated by a V with a number following representing fully developed, emerged leaves. Only those leaves which have a leaf collar visible are fully developed […]

Corn: Early Season Damage – The Growing Point Is What Matters

🕔May 16, 2019There is something about 30 mph winds and sand/grit/soil blasting across corn fields at seedling height that makes one curious about the ability of corn to recover from early season […]

Nebraska Corn: What’s Wrong with My Ears?

🕔Feb 6, 2019You would think that more than 70 years after our predecessors had a basic understanding of corn development that we would understand it completely. Not true!  The ear issues that affronted […]

Corn Hybrids – What’s the Difference in 1960s Choices and Now?

🕔Feb 6, 2019You’d think that 70 plus years after our predecessors had a basic understanding of corn development we’d understand it completely. Not true! For example, we know that hybrid productivity has increased […]

Michigan Corn: Late-Season Warmth Helps with Maturity

🕔Sep 28, 2018The 2018 spring planting season was marked by lengthy delays due to persistent periods of wet weather. While the moisture received in the spring was very beneficial as the weather […]

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