Corn School – Dry Conditions Causing Variability In Some Ontario Fields

One of the key components involved in cultivating a 300-plus bushel corn crop is establishing a good, uniform stand. Unfortunately for producers in drought affected regions of Ontario, those conditions have taken their toll in that area. Despite an early season that helped to foster good root development, stress from hot and dry conditions kept some of those plants from keeping up. That variability makes it hard to get an overall picture of your crop and fairly tricky to estimate where your yields will land.

SEE MORE CORN SCHOOL.

This episode of the Corn School brings us to another one of the PRIDE Seeds 300+ Bushel Challenge fields where Ken Currah gives us an up close look at some of the variability caused by this season’s hot and dry conditions.

If you cannot see the embedded video below click here.

 

RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

A team effort of RealAgriculture videographers and editorial staff to make sure that you have the latest in agronomy information for your farm.

Trending

Wheat prices jump into August — This week in the grain markets

This week, winter wheat prices touched a three-year high, but it didn’t last. Chicago SRW wheat prices for September 2018 gained 5 per cent or about 26 cents US/bushel to close at $5.56. While the December 2018 contract was up 5.4 percent — or nearly 30 cents — to finish a tad under $5.80. In…Read more »

Related

Leave a Reply

 

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.