Ohio Corn: Wind Damage – “Green Snap” and Root Lodging

🕔Jul 23, 2019Strong winds associated with rain storms last week caused localized root lodging. The magnitude of this damage is influenced by several factors including crop stage of development and hybrid genetics. […]

Michigan Corn: Evaluate Stalk Strength Prior to Harvest

🕔Sep 28, 2018The 2018 growing season has been pretty quiet in many locations across southern Michigan when it comes to thunderstorm activity. While we have not seen too much in the way […]

Ohio Corn: 6 Tips for Harvesting Lodged Crops

🕔Oct 11, 2016While never a recommended practice, this is definitely not the year to “store” corn in the field and delay harvest. Reports of lodging and downed corn are increasing across the […]

Georgia Corn: Cloudy, Wet Weather Causing Lots of Headaches

🕔Apr 21, 2015Over the last ten days, southwest Georgia has had between 4 and 6+ inches of rain. Coupled with high winds this can certainly “throw a wrench in the works.”

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

🕔Oct 9, 2014The 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 […]

Ohio Corn: Stalk Rots Show Up in Some Fields

🕔Sep 30, 2014As corn harvest beings across the state, reports of stalk rot are coming in from some locations. Several factors may contribute to stalk rot, including extreme weather conditions, insects and […]

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