Corteva Agriscience has incorporated proven nematode protection for corn and soybeans as part of LumiGEN® seed treatments, available AgVenture Independent Seed Companies as part of the Security Seed Protection System™. Let’s take a closer look at each nematicide offering and how it works.
Well, it happened again: we had a week of warm weather and planting started, then cool spring rains and colder temperatures hit again, dropping our soil temperatures back to 41 degrees. So, what do we need to look at with seed in the ground below the temperature needed to emerge?
What is Confused Corn Syndrome? Otherwise known as imbibitional chilling, it occurs when a corn seedling does not have a controlled soil temperature to grow in.
Everywhere you tune in, folks are saying you should plant your soybeans early. Chances are you know several neighbors who did just that this spring. The recent cold snap may have dampened your enthusiasm some for such an adventure, but the truth of the matter is this: for top yield potential, your soybeans would love to be planted in the same chronology as the optimal time for corn planting in your region.
A warm spell this spring has a lot of growers out in the fields earlier than what they may usually be. Most planting will be firing up here in the next couple of weeks in the center of the Corn Belt, so it is good as time as any to remind yourself of some key things to remember as we dive into the season.