Dr. Below believes crop fertility is required throughout the plant’s life for protection and strength, two factors that lead to successful yields.
One of the best incentives to take advantage of in-furrow technology is the edge it can give you when planting early.
Planting early definitely has benefits, but cold and wet soils can leave young plants susceptible to emergence issues, disease and pests. In-furrow application protects the plant from the very moment it is planted.
Plant nutrition and protection are key. But what about the factors that are out of our control? Dr. Below ranks his ‘Seven Wonders of the Corn Yield World,’ by bushel per acre value, and explains how they interact with each other to impact yield.