Monday, July 31, 2006
Corn plants for most of Minnesota have been short of moisture or under high temperature stress for the past four weeks. Since most fields are past tasseling and silking, one can now determine the success of the pollination and fertilization process. The objective here is to describe a simple method to determine the fertilization success and to discuss the effect of stress on plant recovery and grain yield.
Wednesday, July 26, 2006
D.R. Hicks and P.R. Peterson, Former Agronomists, University of Minnesota
Corn that is drought stressed can be used for forage, either green chop or as silage. The purpose of this article is to address some of the questions that growers should consider when using drought-stressed corn.
Wednesday, July 5, 2006
Jochum Wiersma, Small Grains Specialist
Photo 1. Effect of hot, dry, and windy weather on young and tender flag leaves on the variety 'Glenn.'