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The Corn High Yield Team is a group of crop specialists and experts offering tips and ideas to maximize your corn yields.

Rotation Helps Crop Strategy By: 10/22/2014 @ 11:04am

If you randomly parachuted into one of John Weinand’s fields, you’d swear the tall, verdant corn was in central Iowa. Once out of the field, though, you’d do a…

Cure for sick cornfields By: 12/12/2013 @ 2:50pm

Soybeans may get more attention on in-season fungicides, but there’s good evidence that it can often help corn…

Regularly scouting reveals in-season maladies By: 11/05/2013 @ 9:57am

Each year, the “whoosh” of rustling leaves, the “che” of a shovel striking soil, and the “psshh” of flying…

Boost Plant Population with Twin-Rows By: 02/12/2015 @ 3:22pm

By: Gil GullicksonBenefits from game-changing technology often aren’t immediately apparent. “When it was predicted in the mid-1980s that everyone would have a computer on his or her desk and it would…

Emergence Sets The Stage For Bumper Corn Yields Next Fall By: 01/06/2015 @ 1:47pm

By: Gil Gullickson Just a sliver of all the year’s days keys much of the margin between profit and peril for your corn crop.That’s because the few days you spend planting directs the rest of the year…

6 Questions to Help Plan Your 2015 Corn Strategy By: 11/26/2014 @ 12:57pm

Despite picture-perfect weather in many areas, 2014 wasn’t without peril. Prolific rainfall peppered areas like northwestern Iowa. Disease thrived. Meanwhile, plunging crop prices zapped 2014 profit…

Split Hybrids Between Management Zones By: 09/16/2014 @ 1:34pm

Somewhere, there has to be a field complete with uniform jet-black soils that can sprout a 250-bushel-per-acre corn crop year after year. In reality, though, most of you farm fields with these rich soils…

Plant More Seeds with Narrow Rows By: 03/07/2014 @ 2:03pm

When seed company sales representatives extol how modern hybrids yield much more than past ones, they’re right. Since the mid-1950s, U.S. corn yields have annually increased 1.9 bushels per acre.  Most…

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