Nebraska Corn: Stalk Quality Concerns Widespread Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019
Extremely stressful growing conditions occurred during much of 2019 in Nebraska, including wet conditions early that delayed planting, record rainfall during July and August, and continued wet conditions into September. […]

Iowa Corn: Thoughts, Observations on Ear, Stalk Rots Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019
As corn fields start to reach maturity across the state of Iowa, we need to start thinking about stalk and ear rots, particularly in terms of scheduling harvest and grain […]

Corn Hybrids: Making Sure They Stand Strong into Harvest – DTN Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019
Pat Sanstrom started scouting corn early this season. Like many farmers, he was forced to plant some fields into wetter-than-ideal conditions and later than preferred. “The best way to know […]

Nebraska Corn: Stalk, Grain Quality Decline in Wet Weather Oct 17, 2018

🕔Oct 17, 2018
Stalk and ear rot diseases continue to become more evident in many cornfields across Nebraska where prolonged periods of wet weather have delayed corn harvest. Producers should monitor for diseases […]

Nebraska Corn: Stalk Rot Diseases Hard to Diagnose Sep 18, 2018

🕔Sep 18, 2018
Various stalk rot diseases have been confirmed in samples from corn fields across Nebraska. Stalk rot diseases and the pathogens that cause them are common in corn fields. They can […]

Nebraska Corn: Potential Reasons for Weakened Ear Shanks and Ear Loss Nov 8, 2017

🕔Nov 8, 2017
Reports of ear loss have been widespread in Nebraska this harvest season following a week of high, sustained winds in late October. Growers have been asking about the potential causes of weakened ear […]

Texas Corn: Post-Harvest Handling of Fumonisin Contamination Nov 8, 2017

🕔Nov 8, 2017
Fumonisins are toxins produced in corn kernels by two species of fungi (Fusarium verticillioides and F. proliferatum).  These toxins are carcinogens and can cause illness in livestock, particularly in horses. The levels […]

Ohio Corn: Field Drying and Harvest Losses Oct 18, 2017

🕔Oct 18, 2017
According to the USDA/NASS as of Sunday, Oct. 15, 21 percent of Ohio’s corn was harvested for grain, compared to 34 percent for last year and 32 percent for the […]

Nebraska Corn: Identifying Stalk Rot Diseases – 6 Risk Factors Sep 26, 2017

🕔Sep 26, 2017
Various stalk rot diseases have been confirmed in samples from corn fields across Nebraska. Stalk rot diseases and the pathogens that cause them are common in corn. They can weaken […]

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 […]

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