June 23, 2022

Corn Growth Stage: V6 to R6 – Stalk Elongation to Tassel

In a previous post, we talked about what your corn is doing from germination to stage V5 and what you should be watching for. Today we’re […]
June 3, 2022

Corn Growth Stages: V1 to V5 – Emergence through 30 Days of Life

Corn hybrid growth stages are sort of like kids—infants have different needs than toddlers and preschoolers require a different approach than adolescents.   In the same way a teenager outgrows shoes every-other-month, […]
May 25, 2022

How Late Can I Plant Corn?

How Late Can I Plant Corn?  With this spring’s challenging weather, I’m asked multiple times a day: “How late can I plant corn?”  Planting status across […]
March 31, 2022

Imbibitional Chilling – Avoid Planting Into Cold Soils

While it may not feel like it everywhere, spring is definitely on the way. Along with the excitement that comes with warming temps and melting snowbanks […]
February 17, 2022

Weird Side-Studies: Infecting Corn with Goss’s Wilt

Beyond our extensive research program and annual Ole & Sven plots, sometimes we tackle little side projects to try to learn about and solve more local […]
January 14, 2022

Split Applied Nitrogen in a Drought

For years we’ve been talking about how we have pivoted our nitrogen program on Carl’s farm from a “one and done” pre-plant application to a more […]
May 24, 2021

Corn Growth Stages: Part 1 – Emergence and the First 30 Days of Life.

Corn hybrid growth stages are sort of like kids—infants have different needs than toddlers and preschoolers require a different approach than adolescents.   In the same way a teenager outgrows shoes every-other-month, […]
January 27, 2021

Selecting Corn Hybrids: More Than Just A Checklist

We’ve gotten many questions over the years on how exactly we choose what to offer in our corn lineup each season. The decision and process of selecting hybrids […]
January 14, 2021

Goss’s Wilt Myths – Separating Fact from Fiction

Goss’s Wilt has been continuously on the rise in ND, SD, MN and surrounding states. If you raise corn or have a neighbor who does, you’ve probably […]
December 21, 2020

Y-Drop: The Quest For The Nitrogen Sweet Spot

Over the last 4-5 years we have found the value of changing our corn nitrogen program from “one and done”, to splitting into two applications using […]
May 28, 2020

How Does Your Corn Stand Up? Adam’s Evaluation Tips.

The corn is emerging and now is the best time to walk your fields and assess your planting quality. There are two methods I use to determine population. The “row length” evaluation […]