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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Based on a University of Minnesota study, uniform emergence can improve yield from five to nine percent. We recommend emergence testing as an opportunity for you to evaluate current practices.
Recently, we dug roots to check on the effectiveness of a Triton fertilizer additive plus water in-furrow treatment for a field in Clark County. This corn was planted April 19th and the photos were taken on May 10. As you can see, there is a noticeable increase in the quantity of root hairs on the […]
In Williamsport, Ohio, I had the opportunity to work with a grower who treated his corn crop at planting time in the spring of 2015 with four different fertility options. Results showed varying yields, and visual differences. Approximately 100 acres of corn were included in the treatment area. The application for each sample and corresponding […]
I recently visited with three growers in Clark county about the foliar products they used on their soybeans. All three customers are harvesting some of their highest yields ever in many of their fields and crediting Innova Performance Products for a lot of what they are seeing. The products they used were Hype, Tango and a […]