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Check for stalk health to determine harvest schedule

This year had a lengthy cold and wet spell in May and very little hot and dry weather during the growing season. There are some interesting things to see in the fields, such as kernel set, pollination issues, plant height, and plant color.

Firing of the lower leaves of corn plants indicate plant roots cannot supply enough nitrogen for grain fill, whether it is from an inadequate supply of available nitrogen or from a...




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