Even with today’s high-quality hybrids and planter/monitor technology, achieving that perfect picket fence corn stand can be a challenge.
Palmer amaranth is growing increasingly resistant to herbicides in corn. Corteva Agriscience Market Development Specialist Jason Gibson provides advice for overcoming that resistance and controlling the weed.
A corn replant decision is never easy. But by combining scouting with yield history and cost/price ranges, you can use sound data and economics to help remove the emotion from the equation.
In recent seasons, farmers have seen marestail numbers increase as cool, wet fall conditions in many areas have served to provide ample fuel for it and other winter annuals to germinate.
When properly managed, cover crops, such as cereal rye or winter wheat, can help address many challenges you are facing in your cornfields.