Missouri Corn: 2017 Was a Sneaky Year for N Loss

🕔Sep 8, 2017Based on a drive across northern Missouri on August 22-23, I would say that we lost quite a bit of corn yield to N deficiency this year. In northeast Missouri […]

Corn: Nitrogen Deficiency is a Yield Killer – DTN

🕔Jun 20, 2017Nitrogen deficiencies can kill a yield. Visual evaluations of just how much nitrogen (N) is left are inaccurate enough to hurt the pocketbook. Soil and tissue tests can determine how […]

Minnesota: Have You Lost Your N in the Past Week? – Video

🕔May 26, 2017Widespread wet weather and yellow corn has caused concern among Minnesota farmers regarding the status of their nitrogen fertilizer.  Extension Educator Brad Carlson discusses the processes of nitrogen loss from […]

Indiana: Rain Dampens Planting Progress

🕔May 19, 2016After a brief stretch of dry weather midweek, rain was expected to return to parts of central and southern Indiana Friday night into Saturday (May 19 and 20), dealing another […]

Midwest Corn: Stalk Strength Could Be an Issue During Harvest – DTN

🕔Sep 2, 2015Corn is rapidly moving through dent stage (R5). Excess rain early in the summer, shallow roots, shortages of nitrogen and a dry August have contributed to corn moving through grain […]

Virginia Cotton: Entire Region Impacted by Leaching Conditions

🕔Jul 7, 2015Can there be too much of a good thing? Since mid-June, we are getting into the 10 to 15 inch category of rainfall for much of our growing region. Approximately […]

Georgia Corn: Potential of Irrigated Crops; Dryland Acreage Problems – Audio

🕔May 27, 2015From the South Georgia Pine radio show:  Thomas County Extension Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses the potential of irrigated corn and problems facing dryland acreages this season.

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 […]

Corn: Pre-Harvest is Good Time to Evaluate Nitrogen Strategy — DTN

🕔Sep 8, 2014Corn is at dent. The latest round of rainfall has secured the yield and test weight should be good. Before harvest is a good time to look back on how […]

South Dakota Corn: Mid-season Nitrogen Deficiency Symptoms

🕔Aug 22, 2014Corn growers and agronomists have been noticing earlier than normal corn nitrogen (N) deficiency appearing on lower leaves this year. Some N deficiency symptoms later in the season are ok; […]



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