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