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Category: Crop Growth & Development

Using Last Fall’s Soil Test for This Spring’s Best Results

Soil sampling is crucial to create a successful fertility management plan. Knowing soil nutrient levels can help you leverage each field and save money on rising input costs. Find out how to use your soil test results for the upcoming planting season to maximize yields and profitability....

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Study Shows the Early Planting Yield Advantage Is Real

Corn and soybeans can both take advantage of early planting to pump up yields, but farmers seeding corn early need to choose hybrids with strong emergence scores....

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What You Need to Know About Spring 2023 Weather Trends

Winter is well underway, which means we’re days closer to the 2023 planting season. As you make the finishing touches to your seed order and do necessary tractor and planter maintenance, be sure to check out what’s in store for your planting season, come spring. ...

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Soybean Architecture Study Helps Guide Farmer Seed Selection

An AgriGold agronomist set out to classify varieties’ ability to flex under low and high seeding rates in hopes of improving seed placement and yields....

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The Benefits of Employing Cover Crops on Your Farm

As cover crop benefits have increased, there has been additional interest in adding them into traditional corn and soybean cropping systems. Find out the benefits of cover crops, how to choose the best one for your fields, and how to best establish if they are the right agronomic decision....

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AgriGold to Debut 15 Corn Hybrids and 35 Soybean Varieties for 2023

The expanded offerings enhance our ability to tailor products to each farmer. Whether you’re looking for something new or a proven hybrid, you’ll want to hear about our 2023 lineup....

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Variety Selection Critical in Preventing IDC From Sapping Yields

AgriGold is conducting trials to enhance our iron deficiency chlorosis scoring system to better equip farmers to fight this yield-draining deficiency. ...

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Time In-season Nitrogen to Maximize Yields and Profitability

Farmers need to consider their application options and plan ahead to get the most out of their corn crop. ...

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PLANTING IS DONE. IT’S TIME TO EVALUATE EMERGENCE.

After planting, it’s all about protecting the genetic potential of your seed. First up in the battle against mother nature is evaluating emergence. Find out how in the latest article from your AgriGold agronomy experts....

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Scheduling Irrigation by Corn Water Use

Critical Stages for Irrigation Timing ...

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Soil Temperature at Planting

50°F is the accepted minimum temperature for corn germination but other factors are in play when deciding if planting into low 50’s or colder soil is the right decision. ...

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Keys to Uniform Emergence

Seed to soil contact, soil temperature & moisture in seed zone are the three keys to uniform emergence. ...

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2021 | Weather Outlook

The 2021 weather outlook in a few cities throughout the US. ...

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Corn Day 1-28

The first 28 days of a corn plant’s life (~ 350 GDUs), is a very critical period in its overall success and setting it up to reach maximum yield potential. When scouting a newly planted cornfield, it is important to understand the fundamental growth habits and what the plant should look like above...

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3 Keys to Successful Pod Fill in Soybeans

In the past several years, growers are realizing potential for higher and higher soybean yields. ...

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Improving Grain Fill in Corn

Next to pollination, the largest influence on corn yield is the grain fill timeframe. ...

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Grain Fill Stages in Corn

The reproductive stages of corn are often over looked and not fully understood, but as discussions of fungicide applications, maximizing yield and monitoring grain development continue, having a basic understanding will help make better production decisions: Corn reproductive stages generally consu...

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From the Field With AgriGold:
Spotting Success At Harvest

Defining a corn crop’s success is simple. It comes down to yields, but a whole host of decisions made during the season factor into the final number that appears on the yield monitor. To comprehend the success of an entire crop plan, Shane Brockhoff, Regional Sales Manager for AgriGold, looks at a...

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Heat Units and Corn Maturity

In the past several years, we having thought about and fielded questions on corn hybrid maturity and what we should do as we are faced with a slow start to planting. There are worries of longer-season hybrids not maturing on time or still being too wet at harvest. The process of hybrid placement is ...

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Protect Stalk Integrity,
Protect Yield Potential

Stalks play a critical role in the development and maturation of a corn plant. Paying close attention to the health and integrity of this infrastructure system can pay off with more bushels in the bin. Dustin Bowling, AgriGold’s Western Agronomy Manager, knows the first step to stalk health is se...

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Affected Kernel Set

Physiology – At R1 silks begin to emerge with silks from the base of the ear emerging first. ...

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Corn Root Development Issues

Management Practices to Prevent These Issues...

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