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Fri Nov 15, 2013 02:45 PM CST

SMALL GRAINS DIE AT 25°F

How cold does it need to get before small grains are damaged? It was 27°F when we watched your November 12, 2012, webinar with Dan Undersander on 2013 cropping strategies (visit www.hoards.com/webinars).

ILLINOIS M. H.

The killing frost is a difficult thing to talk about. It depends on how cold it gets, how long it lasts and if there was a breeze that moved the air. If it’s perfectly still, the oat canopy will insulate itself from the soil. So it takes a colder temperature to kill it on a still night than it would ...

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