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Big Corn Concepts: Planting Early

Were you planning to plant your corn early? Here are some factors to consider before you get too excited: Soil temperature- Corn will not germinate if the soil temperature is below 50° F. The soil temperature at a 2-inch depth should be at least 50°F with the temperature warming in the 5-7 day forecast. Even […]

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Think about residue management this fall for a smoother spring.

If you have plans to take advantage of this beautiful weather to make fall chemical applications, take a moment to think back to your soybean field planting conditions this spring. Did you have issues planting due to corn stalk degradation? Did you see germination problems due to corn stalk residue? Did you see increased early […]

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Have you thought about your in-furrow starter?

Spring is just around the corner and if you have a planter with liquid in-furrow capability, now is the time to give some thought to your starter program. Watch my latest video update to learn about the starter I recommend and view local side-by-sides in the field. I mention N-tro 250 in this video and recommend it […]

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