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12:49PM May 17, 2019

Markets Now: Switch to Shorter-Season Corn, Not Soybeans

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
With poor weather keeping farmers out of fields for so long, they’re facing difficult decisions. And with prevent plant dates for corn sneaking ever closer, some farmers are eyeing soybeans.
10:10AM May 03, 2019

Late Planting: Can You Plant Lower Corn Populations?

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
As planting dates for many producers are pushed into May, the soil is warming and you might wonder if that gives you flexibility in corn planting populations.
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09:48AM Apr 26, 2019

Late Planting: Don’t Hit the Panic Button Yet

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
Nerves are at a high as farmers near the close of the optimal planting window—May 20, on average. With more rain in the forecast you might be wondering just how
07:24AM Apr 26, 2019

Get Crops Off to the Best Start-Despite Late Planting

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
Do all you can to ensure the crop gets the best start possible—even if field conditions mean you’re planting later than you’d hoped.
14:19PM Apr 22, 2019

Planters Finally Roll for #Plant19

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
While it already seems like an arduous planting season, little seed has actually hit the ground. However, good weather has finally hit the Midwest and planters are rolling. Farmers took
10:39AM Apr 22, 2019

Farm Journal - Late Spring 2019

Farm Journal staff
AgWeb Contributor
Farm Journal Late Spring 2019
09:30AM Apr 20, 2019

Stop Corn Yield Loss From The Start

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
As corn pokes through the soil it’s susceptible to a wide variety of attacks. From insects to disease, attacking organisms see young corn as easy prey—and an attack could be