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Unusually Long Silks in Corn

If no pollen is available, silk elongation will continue but eventually slows to a stop within about 9 days after emergence, the result of which is indeed longer than expected silks. Kernel set near the base of the cob may fail if the silks deteriorate enough prior to pollen shed that they become non-receptive.
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Tassel Emergence & Pollen Shed

Depending on the year, corn crop typically enters the critical flowering stages of pollen shed and silk emergence sometime between late June to late July. Success or failure during this period of the corn plant’s life greatly influences the potential grain yield at harvest time.
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Abundant Corn, Soybean Crops Expected Again

The federal government expects the nation to grow bumper crops of corn and soybeans for the second consecutive year, adding to already adequate supplies but further holding down prices farmers will get for their productivity.
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Solving The Puzzle Of Planter Performance

No-tillers can boost yields and profits if they ‘marry’ the right attachments to their planters and avoid some common mistakes.
Kevin Kimberely has compelling numbers that show not only how far the science of efficient planting has come, but how quickly things can fall apart for no-tillers.
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