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Adjusting Corn Management Practices for a Late Start

The OSU Agronomic Crops Team's CORN Newsletter has some suggestions for making the most out of a late planting season:


  • Yield loss due to compaction from planting in moist soil are usually worse than losses due to delayed planting, and can cause losses for years to come.
  • In late planting seasons associated with wet cool soil conditions, growers should consider side-dressing anhydrous N.
  • As planting is delayed, seeding rates may be lowered (decreased to 3 to 5% higher than the desired harvest population) in anticipation of a higher percentage of seedlings emerging.
Read the whole article HERE.


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