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Indiana corn: Tough planting decisions ahead


For Indiana farmers with a lot of acreage to plant, two Purdue Extension agronomists say it’s probably time to start planting corn while keeping in mind best agronomic practices.

Be mindful of bees during delayed planting this season


The spring build-up of honey bee colonies can be directly threatened by corn planting. Insecticide seed treatments used on corn seed produce an insecticidal dust when they are planted.

Adjusting corn management practices for a late start


Since delayed planting reduces the yield potential of corn, the foremost attention should be given to management practices that will expedite crop establishment.

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No surge in corn planting…yet (04/22/14)

Corn planting behind average but progressing (04/15/14)

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N efficiency gene patent issued to Iowa Corn Promotion Board  (04/11/14)

Resistance to Bt corn by WCR is a growing concern (04/04/14)

U.S. corn planted acreage lowest since 2010 (03/31/14)



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