Even after more than a quarter-century of no-tilling, Koepke Farms continues to fine-tune its practices to keep soil in place, make the most of manure and fertilizer applications and consistently reach 200-bushel corn yields without irrigation.
Source: By Mark Rosenberg, South Dakota State University
Estimating corn yields, especially under stressed conditions such as drought, is never absolute or easy, and as the dry weather continues the challenge of whether to leave fields or utilize them for feed becomes more pressing.
Source: By Pierce Paul, Ohio State University C.O.R.N. Newsletter
It's been hot and dry for most of the corn growing season so far. These conditions are highly unfavorable for foliar diseases to develop in field corn, yet several producers have expressed interest in applying foliar fungicides.
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