Jun 24, 2019
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The Corn Navigator series will focus on various sources of crop stress and how to manage the situation in order to drive corn yields and profits higher.


Corn Navigator Articles

  • Keep Corn Happy
    The Systems Approach can help you make it happen.
  • Big Four Yield Threats
    If corn growers compiled a list of their greatest corn disease threats, gray leaf spot, northern corn leaf blight, southern corn leaf blight and Goss’s bacterial wilt would be right at the top.
  • Beat Seedling Disease
    Once inoculum invades a field, blight is always a threat, but management minimizes losses.
  • No Disease Surprises
    You can minimize disease risks by understanding the threat, your hybrids and the environment.
  • Beat Weeds to the Punch
    Use products with different sites of action to prevent resistance from cornering your fields.
  • The Pollination Period
    The management you lavish on a crop during its pollination window is time well spent.
  • Be Ready for Anything This Planting Season
    You can’t always predict the weather; but you can put plans in place so you’re ready to plant in all conditions.
  • Plant Accordingly To Conserve Moisture
    Because of the lingering effects of a hot, dry 2012 planting season, your 2013 crop requires special consideration. By planning ahead, you can reduce the risk to your emerging crop.
  • Field Compaction Cuts Corn Yields
    Yield losses due to compaction in tracked areas can range between 10% and 20%.
  • Drought's Weed Woes
    Who benefits from drought? Weeds! Step up your management to protect yields next year and beyond.

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