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Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Fri Jun 6, 2014 03:09 PM CDT


Those big storms that rolled across the center section of the Midwest this week doled out hail and wind damage that brings up the topic of replanting. Farmers in some northern regions are also still trying to get the first crop in the ground.

Should you increase the corn population 10% or 20% to compensate for shorter corn plants, fewer leaves and smaller ears?

Most farmers know late-planted soybeans benefit from narrowing the row spacing to increase light interception and increasing plant population to get more nodes and pods per acre. Late planting means less time for development, resulting in ...

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