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Corn Black Layer
Understanding Black Layer Formation in Corn

The use of the term “black layer” is often a universal method among farmers and...

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Corn Cover Crop
Paying Attention to In-Season Nitrogen Timing is Important when following a Rye Cover Crop

Managing and maintaining a high-yielding corn crop following a cereal rye cover crop can often be...

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corn silk
Stalk and Ear Rots: The Importance of Identifying Them Now to Help with Harvest Decisions

It is now time to evaluate fields for any stalk or ear rot symptoms. This will aid in making...

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corn silk
Silk Emergence, Silk Length, and Missing "Butt" Kernels

The process of pollination is one of the most critical periods for grain yield determination in...

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corn silk
Top "Dieback" and Senescence Patterns in Corn

As corn plants progress through grain fill and approach maturity, plant leaves naturally begin to...

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corn haze
How Does Wildfire Smoke Impact Corn Growth?

In recent years, Indiana has experienced an increase in air quality concerns during the summer...

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