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Nitrogen uptake in Corn

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Nitrogen management is key to growing a successful crop of corn.  Learn more about how the corn crop uses nitrogen and strategies you can use to maximize yields in this article.

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Early-Season Weed Control

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Early weed control helps protect and maintain the maximum yield potential of the crop.  Weeds can reduce yield in corn as early as the V2 stage.  For soybeans, control is necessary from week four until canopy closure. Learn about why early control is necessary, the critical periods and what to do about.

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Delayed Corn Planting Considerations

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When rainfall significantly delays field and planting operations, switching to early maturity hybrids may be considered to ensure timely crop maturation. Results indicate that growers should plant full season hybrids until approximately May 26.   Switching to an early maturity hybrid prior to this point most likely will not be beneficial and may result in reduced profitability.

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