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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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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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Today’s Soil Temps Across Ohio

Fayette County – 55 degrees (Sample taken in bean stubble.) Union County – 57 degrees (Sample taken in corn stalks.) Marion County – 60 degrees (Sample taken in bean stubble.) Watch for our next soil temp update on Thursday! Follow us for more updates: www.novusag.com www.facebook.com/novus.ag www.linkedin.com/company/novus-ag www.twitter.com/novusag

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Today’s Soil Temps Across Ohio and Southern Michigan

Fayette County – 52 degrees (Sample taken in bean stubble.) Union County –  50 degrees (Sample taken in bean stubble.) Monroe County MI –  48 degrees (Sample taken in sandy loam, no-till.) Watch for our next soil temp update on Monday! Follow us for more updates: www.novusag.com www.facebook.com/novus.ag www.linkedin.com/company/novus-ag www.twitter.com/novusag

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