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Right Seeding Rate Can Boost Yield

When it comes to corn seeding rates, sometimes less is more. Planting more seeds per acre in an effort to maximize yields won’t always maximize your return on investment, says Brent Myers, University of Missouri Extension corn specialist. The drought of 2012 and 2013’s roller-coaster weather showed that planting date, precipitation, growing degree days and […]

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Corn Yield Potential Highest When Coming out of the Bag

When you consider corn yield potential, it’s at its highest when it’s coming out of the bag and going into the ground, says Erick Larson, Mississippi State University Extension small grains agronomist. “The difference between corn and other crops is that corn has much less compensation ability than some of the other row crops,” said […]

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