Evaluate stalk quality to enhance harvest efficiency


Maximizing harvest efficiency starts in the spring by placing hybrids with consideration to operational resources while categorizing hybrid and environment interaction to maximize yield. This balance will be unique to each grower, but evaluating hybrids for plant health and stalk quality will ensure a productive harvest.  

The 2020 growing environment was consistently inconsistent with wide variability seen across the Corn Belt. The extreme weather events across Iowa in the summer of 2020 adds complexity to harvesting this crop. However, understanding other contributing factors will help effectively manage these concerns this harvest and ...

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