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Flooding Effects on Corn

Joe Lauer, UWEX Corn agronomist Originally written February 1, 2006 | Last updated June 02, 2014 Recent rains have caused flooding and ponding in many cornfields. Growers are concerned about corn growth and development and any yield effects that might … Continue reading

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Hitting the Bull’s Eye When Switching Corn Hybrid Maturity

Joe Lauer, University of Wisconsin-Madison This article first appeared May 2013 The 2013 corn growing season is off to its slowest start in a long time. On May 12 USDA-NASS reported  14% of the corn planted. The slowest start ever … Continue reading

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Planting Date Effects on Corn Silage Yield and Quality

Planting Date Effects on Corn Silage Yield and Quality Joe Lauer, University of Wisconsin – Madison This article first appeared May, 2013 We have written quite a bit about planting date effects on corn grain yield (high moisture and dry … Continue reading

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Optimum Corn Planting Dates Are Later ‘Up North’

Optimum Corn Planting Dates Are Later ‘Up North’ Joe Lauer, University of Wisconsin-Madison This article first appeared May, 2013 Optimum corn planting dates vary with latitude. The northern Corn Belt is limited by heat units during the growing season, especially … Continue reading

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The “Double-Whammy” of Delayed Corn Planting

The “Double-Whammy” of Delayed Corn Planting Joe Lauer, University of Wisconsin This article first appeared April, 2013 Not all corn farmers and agronomists feel that planting date is a significant yield impact factor. However, in the northern Corn Belt delayed … Continue reading

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The Best Corn Planting Dates are yet to Come

The Best Corn Planting Dates are yet to Come Joe Lauer, University of Wisconsin This article first appeared April 2013. “This year (2013) farmers have been challenged by cool, wet conditions during April. Snow is again forecast for later this week. Even … Continue reading

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The Corn-Soybean Rotation X Tillage Interaction: No Tillage Required When Rotating

Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist Crop rotation is the easiest yield you can get. I call it “the gift that keeps on giving.” Corn yield increases 10 to 19% when rotated with soybean, while soybean yield increases 14 to 23% when … Continue reading

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Final Announcement for the 2014 Wisconsin Corn Conferences

Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist Announcing the 2014 Corn Conference meeting series sponsored by UWEX and the Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. We invite you to be a part of these conferences. We have a limited mailing list of contacts from previous … Continue reading

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Second Annoucement for the 2014 Wisconsin Corn Conferences

Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist This is the second announcement for the 2014 Corn Conference meeting series sponsored by the Wisconsin Corn Growers Association, Wisconsin Corn Promotion Board, UWEX and industry. We invite you to be a part of these conferences. … Continue reading

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2013 Wisconsin Corn Hybrid Performance Trials: Grain-Silage-Specialty-Organic

Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist Every year, the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences conduct a corn evaluation program in cooperation with the Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association. The purpose of this program is … Continue reading

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