Start Corn Strong - 4
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Dec 29, 2015 06:50 AM CST

Ask David Hula to name an important key to his high-flying corn yields, and he'll point to how he starts each season. It all begins, he said, with proper planting practices and even emergence.

Hula, of Charles City, Virginia, held the world corn yield record of 454.9837 bushels per acre until 2014 when Georgia-grower Randy Dowdy topped it with a yield of slightly more than 503 bpa. Two weeks ago, it was announced Hula regained the record with 532.0271 bpa in his entry into the 2015 National Corn Growers Association National Corn Yield Contest.

Walking though the many practices he ...

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