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What are the four R’s?

When it comes to crop nutrients, nitrogen (N) is often the first nutrient that comes to mind. Nitrogen has a clear positive corn yield response; however, making the N applications maximize profits can be more difficult. When applying any nutrient you should always follow the 4 R’s: Right Source, Right Rate, Right Time, and Right […]

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A December Application of Chrome

Last December a grower was visiting with me about how his wheat was still growing. He decided to apply two gallons of Chrome, an Innova Performance Product, on 20 acres of his 56 acre field. I was walking in this field today and took a photo of the untreated versus treated wheat heads. As you can […]

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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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