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Consider Emergence Testing This Year

One of the best ways to predict which fields will yield the most is with flag emergence testing. National Corn Growers Contest winner, Randy Dowdy, created the flag test as a way to visualize what strong uniformity looks like. It is believed to be a solid method in determining which fields you will want to […]

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Emergence Testing Update

Here is an emergence evaluation from Pickaway County. This field was planted on April 26. Seed was planted at a population of 34,000. This grower used an in-furrow starter consisting of 6-24-6 and our Innova Performance Product, Chix Mix. Here are the results: May 9, 12 plants emerged, 95 GDUs May 10, 26 plants emerged, 108 GDUs May 11, 34 plants […]

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Field Update: Emergence Testing

Meet one of Ohio’s cutest growers, Easton Coe! Easton is the son of Doug and Jenny Coe of Washington Courthouse. Easton is helping his father do an emergence test. Uniform emergence is one key to maximizing corn yields. To conduct the test, the Coes  put a colored flag beside each emerged plant in a 20 […]

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