Due to the cold wet weather we experienced in late April and early May, corn planted in April has struggled to emerge in many areas of the state. There are […]
Volunteer Corn Attracts Corn Rootworms – DTN Sep 30, 2021
Potential yield loss from volunteer corn this year isn’t the only worry for farmers hit by the 2020 Midwest derecho. Heavier corn rootworm pressure in 2022 could also be a […]
Corn-on-corn production systems are common in highly productive irrigated fields in south-central Nebraska, which can create issues with volunteer corn management in corn fields.
If you have a failed corn crop or volunteers from last season, here are some suggestions to kill the existing stand before replanting.
Due to the recent cold wet weather, corn planted in April has either struggled to emerge or the corn that did emerge may have been injured by frost events or […]
Iowa: Expectations for Volunteer Corn This Spring Mar 30, 2021
Volunteer corn remains high on many minds this spring and one of the biggest questions is how much of those corn seed will germinate this spring. In an effort to […]
Iowa Corn: Preplant Control of Volunteer Corn Mar 5, 2021
Due to extensive damage to corn fields last year from the derecho, volunteer corn is a looming threat for many fields this spring. Farmers intending to plant corn in these […]
Iowa: Volunteer Corn Management – Video Sep 25, 2020
August’s derecho left many Iowans with unharvestable corn. For operations that left their corn in the field, decisions should be made to reduce the problem of volunteer corn next planting […]
Downed corn from the August 10 Derecho, which affected millions of acres in Iowa, will contribute to significant volunteer corn populations in crop fields in 2021. Volunteer corn ranging from […]
In the last couple of years, we have received multiple calls regarding the control of volunteer corn in Enlist and Xtend soybeans systems. The following video addresses some important considerations […]