How Climate Affects Corn Production
low humidity, evaporation demand on a crop is high and a high amount of available soil moisture must ... being around 32 degrees Fahrenheit and high-end ones being around 112 degrees Fahrenheit. Growth ... temperatures for growth vary between day and night, as well as over the entire growing season. For example, ...
states. Yield losses as high as 30 to 50 percent are not uncommon in fields planted with susceptible ... available with moderate to high levels of resistance to leaf rust, powdery mildew, and wheat Spindle Streak ... disease-causing fungi. 6. Use a well-balanced fertility program based on a soil test. Apply sufficient amounts of ...
Interpreting a Soil Test Report
suitability to grow a chosen crop. Phosphorous and potassium soil test levels help us know if fertilizer is ... values is needed if they are not reported as ppm using a Mehlich 3 soil test. Soil test values reported ... in pounds per acre are converted to ppm by dividing pounds per acre by 2. If phosphorus soil test ...
Citizen Science for Great Lakes Cover Crops- Spring 2023 Recruitment
Project Description: The Soil & Agroecosystems Lab at the University of Michigan is seeking ... A 15-minute online survey asking questions about soil conditions and management practices for your cover crop ... $50 per cover cropped field (for up to two fields) and a personalized cover crop performance report, ...
Land Selection and Preparation
Wheat grows well in a range of soil types; however, well-drained soils with medium to fine texture ... maximum winter survival and yield potential. Drilled, medium-season soybean varieties, planted early yield ... depth (1.5 inches). Do not plant into soils that are too wet and monitor planting depth when the soil is ...
Weather Update: A Warm and Wet Start to 2023
Wednesday with rain showers likely but high temperatures well above average in the 50s and 60s. Cooler air ... 60s for many locations set daily record highs heading into the New Year, as moisture returned to the ... soil moisuture start to recover, though further improvements are needed ahead of the upcoming planting ...
level at which to harvest for dry grain storage is 25 percent. Corn normally dries approximately 0.75 to ... maturity. Ear drop damage may be high in some years as a result of extensive European corn borer damage to ... associated with harvest delays are magnified at high plant populations (Table 4-10) and hybrid susceptibility ...
Great Lakes Wheat Yield Enhancement Network (YEN) Registration Closing Soon!
sunlight), soil (water holding capacity, nutrient level), and management (inputs used and timing). Growers ... hashtag #GreatLakesYEN. Every farm involved in the Great Lakes YEN anonymously shares soil, tissue and ... their individual fields. By collecting soil samples and plant samples, farmers will be ground-truthing ...
Estimated and Soil Test Methods to Determine Supplemental N need after Flooding
than 10 pounds of N for every 2 ppm reduction in soil sample N below the expected levels listed in ... understanding of loss mechanisms and other estimates of loss or soil tests may help decide on 2022 management in ... between 55 to 65 degrees Fahrenheit, approximately 2 to 3% of soil nitrate is lost per day under saturated ...
Disease Resistance and Tolerance
use of hybrid resistance and tolerance to minimize crop losses. Hybrid response to high population ... shown positive yield response to higher populations cannot be grown at high plant densities because of ... the increased risk of lodging at harvest. Lodging reduces yields and slows the harvest operation. ...