I recently came across a great article about test weight and wanted to share some aspects. With all the heat and early spring conditions this season, many of my customers are wondering what will test weight be this year.

The following aspects of research show the many misconceptions about test weight.

Any stress that prematurely stops or reduces grain fill and/or interferes with photosynthesis has the potential to lower yield potential as well as test weight. 

Grain yield is determined by the number of kernels per acre...