NEWS
Field Checks Offer Many Benefits
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Thu Jun 30, 2011 03:29 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- With our nation's holiday only a week away, it's hard to imagine that most of the corn will only be knee-high by the Fourth of July. And it varies greatly, from seed that has been in the ground for only a few weeks (such as in Ohio), compared to seed that hit the ground two months ago for much of the Western Corn Belt.

With the end of June almost here, post herbicides are being applied and growers should be finishing up sidedressing nitrogen by next week.

Despite this late spring, make sure you take time to ...

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