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Category: Crop Growth & Development

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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