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How Heat Stress Affects Corn

Heat stress is defined as the rise in temperature beyond a threshold level for a period of time sufficient to cause irreversible damage to plant growth and development. Multiple statistical studies have shown negative correlations between average seasonal temperature and corn yield.

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What I've Learned from No-Tilling

Cover Crops Smother Weeds, Slash Input Costs, Bring Soils To Life

Manure, covers and more than 4 decades of no-till helped North Carolina farmer Ray Styer rejuvenate old tobacco acres and eliminate the need for commercial fertilizers on his small farm.
Looking out over my fields today, it’s hard to imagine them as the rundown acres I originally purchased with my wife back in 1958.
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