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.
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.
No-tillers will be able to buy corn, soybean, wheat and field-bean seeds based on seed counts starting Jan. 1 after the National Conference on Weights and Measures recently approved standardized testing methods and procedures to verify seed count labeling.
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