Iowa Corn: Drydown and Stalk Quality Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
As corn has quickly reached maturity, the next hurdle of the 2021 growing season is harvest. Stalk quality will be a concern for fields across that state that experienced the […]

Mississippi Corn: Burning Stalks – What Does It Really Cost? Sep 20, 2021

🕔Sep 20, 2021
Despite all the talk about improving soil health, soil carbon, cover crops and other hot topics, it may be easy to overlook the considerable impact that crop residue management has […]

Ohio Corn: Foliar Diseases May Affect Stalk Strength and Quality Sep 14, 2021

🕔Sep 14, 2021
Causes of Stalk Rot Several factors may contribute to stalk rot, including extreme weather conditions, inadequate fertilization, problems with nutrient uptake, insects, and diseases. This year, the combined effects of […]

Corn: Researchers Look to Improve Stalk Strength Jul 3, 2021

🕔Jul 3, 2021
Corn is one of the most important cereal crops in the world. But stalk lodging destroys up to one-quarter of the U.S. corn crop each year. Stalk lodging is breakage […]

Ohio Corn: Stalk Quality Concerns Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019
2019 may be an especially challenging year for corn stalk quality in Ohio. Stress conditions increase the potential for stalk rot that often leads to stalk lodging (Fig. 1).  This […]

Indiana Corn: Stress During Grain Fill – A Harbinger of Stalk Health Problems Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019
Serious crop stress during the grain filling period of corn increases the risk of stalk rots and stalk lodging (breakage) prior to grain harvest. Examples of such serious stresses are […]

Midwest Corn: Rain Delays Followed by Kernel Sprouting, Weak Stalks – DTN Oct 13, 2017

🕔Oct 13, 2017
Farmers in the Western Corn Belt saw heavy rains in the last couple of weeks, which delayed the start of harvest. Now as it begins to dry some in locations, […]

Mississippi Corn: Burning Stalks – What Does It Really Cost? Sep 14, 2017

🕔Sep 14, 2017
After harvest, you face management decisions that may have profound effect on future productivity as you begin preparing fields for next year’s crop. Following a corn crop, you may face substantial shock […]

Ohio Corn: Stress During Grain Fill? Expect Stalk Health Problems Aug 25, 2017

🕔Aug 25, 2017
Serious crop stress during the grain filling period of corn increases the risk of stalk rots and stalk lodging (breakage) prior to grain harvest. Among the more common serious stresses that can […]

Nebraska Corn: How Much Nutrition is in Baled Stalks? Nov 30, 2015

🕔Nov 30, 2015
Corn stalk bales can provide much needed feed over the winter. To use them most effectively, you’ll want to find out what they have to offer nutritionally. Sample and test […]

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