Ohio Corn: Stalk Quality Concerns 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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Crop residue generated in crop rotation systems can produce substantial long-term benefits which are likely to far outweigh any short-term savings accomplished by destroying residue.