Kernel News - Late Season

Kernel News - Late Season

Corn Black Layer

Understanding Black Layer Formation in Corn

The use of the term “black layer” is often a universal method among farmers and agronomists for determining when a corn plant has...

harvesting corn field

Making Sense of Grain Test Weight in Corn

Although yield is always at the forefront of many corn farmers and agronomists’ minds during harvest, another important discussion topic each...

corn tip back

"Tip Back" in Corn - What Is It and What Does It Mean?

Each year as corn harvest approaches and the anticipation for finally being able to get behind the wheel of the combine heighten, it is not...

harvesting field

Delayed Harvest Considerations for Corn in Indiana

According to the USDA/NASS crop progress and condition report for the week of November 1, Indiana corn harvest progress currently sits at 62% for...

corn lodging

Are Your Fields at Risk for Lodging?

There are many factors that can contribute to stalk decline. There are both plant pathogenic causes and abiotic stresses factors that can play a...