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Environmental influences on corn maturity and drydown

Environmental influences on corn maturity and drydown

While harvest has begun slowly in some areas, others are still awaiting crop maturation and/or drydown due to several challenges during the 2019 growing season.

Delayed planting and replanted fields were higher than normal due to excessive rains in April and May. These delays, accompanied by periods of below average temperatures during the growing season, have delayed crop maturation and drydown, putting harvest behind. As we anxiously await grain moistures to...




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