Agronomy Tip: Hybrid Maturities

If you are planting later this season, it may be time to consider changing your hybrid maturities.

“Stick with your normal maturity as long as you can, because you potentially could be giving up yield. If you can’t wait, then depending upon where you're located, (late May to early June) consider moving five to seven days earlier on your corn hybrids,” says Todd Schomburg, Director of Agronomy at Stine Seed Company. “But definitely keep your soybeans the same until mid-June. At that point, only move one half to 1 day's maturity earlier than normal."

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