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marestail

Marestail Could Be a Problem Yet Again This Spring

A grower can expect, especially this year, to have a marestail problem in the spring. With failure to apply fall burndown treatments, you are at a greater risk. Research shows that if the grower advances his/her herbicide mixtures, includes non-ALS residual herbicides, and considers split-spring applications, they can have a better handle on marestail in […]

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Growing Degree Units

How does a Growing Degree Unit and emergence impact yield?

Oftentimes we evaluate emergence by the number of plants that successfully break through the soil rather than when the plants emerge. Although the number of plants which emerge is important, the timing of emergence is a notable factor in final yield potential. Yield is improved when plants emerge within 10 GDUs of each other. A […]

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Late-Season Stalk Health Deterioration 4

In The Field With Justin Rivers

Serious crop stress during the grain filling period of corn increases the risk of stalk rots and stalk lodging(breakage) prior to grain harvest.

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