The right resources and management strategies are necessary in order to optimize and produce high corn yields.
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Growers can increase plant health and yield by planting earlier in the spring with in-furrow application and applying nutrient management technologies.
Dr. Below believes crop fertility is required throughout the plant’s life for protection and strength, two factors that lead to successful yields.
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.
Dr. Fred Below from the University of Illinois describes the discrepancy between average corn yields and some extremely high yields that have recently been produced. He sees opportunity for more farmers as they prioritize and realize the importance of better crop management practices.
With corn prices depressed, growers are looking to invest wisely to produce more bushels and increase their net income. Creating an environment that maximizes the productivity of every seedling from the start pays dividends.
Dr. Fred Below, professor of plant physiology, shares his thoughts regarding the importance of feeding the plant, not the acre.
Dr. Fred Below Discusses Methods to Maximize Yield [VIDEO] 4.5 (90%) 2 votes West Central recently held a Leaders of In-Furrow Technology (LIFT) meeting in cities across the Midwest to discuss in-furrow technology innovations and applications and methods to maximize yield. During the event, attendees gained valuable insights on the best products and application techniques […]