Home / Crops / Corn High Yield Team / 5 Tips To Better Corn Production and Knowledge

5 Tips To Better Corn Production and Knowledge

Gil Gullickson 12/05/2012 @ 2:54pm Crops Technology Editor for Successful Farming magazine/Agriculture.com

Ryan Weeks, Juniata, Nebraska, who’s featured in our December Corn High Yield Team story (page 56) uses several other tools to keep on top of his corn production program. They include:

 Rotating Herbicide Modes of Action

Herbicide-resistant marestail and kochia has surfaced in Weeks’ area, so he rotates herbicide modes of action to forestall herbicide resistance. “Roundup was over used by farmers,” notes Weeks. “It was also used at below-label rates, which contributed to resistance.”

CancelPost Comment
MORE FROM GIL GULLICKSON more +

Late-Season Applications Can Help Curb… By: 07/21/2014 @ 11:14am Prolific spring and early-summer precipitation in parts of the Dakotas, Minnesota, and Iowa has…

Good Times for Livestock Farmers, Tough… By: 07/16/2014 @ 2:32pm If you were a livestock producer back in 2012 thinking just crop farming would be a lot easier…

How to Save and Build Soil By: 06/24/2014 @ 9:16am There’s a saying farmland sellers use to entice buyers: “They aren’t making any more of…

MEDIA CENTERmore +
This container should display a .swf file. If not, you may need to upgrade your Flash player.
Scott Shellady: Options 101