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  • This agronomic image shows corn rows ready for harvest.

    Still Harvesting? Here’s the Risk

    Although rarely within our control, delays in corn harvest can have a serious effect on yield potential. When left in fields past mid-November, crops become increasingly exposed to unfavorable weather conditions, not to mention wildlife and the threat of disease damage. Corn hybrids with weak plant integrity face a particularly high chance of sustaining losses through stalk lodging and ear rot, affecting marketable yield. Understanding the variables around corn harvest is important for maximizing return…

This agronomic image shows corn affected by corn ear tip back.
This agronomic image shows a rain gauge with just over 5” of rainfall from April 26 through May 2, 2017
This agronomic photo shows growers assessing wet conditions in Southern Illinois soybean fields.
This agronomic image shows a flooded field.
An agronomic image featuring early season corn.
An agronomic image showing cercospora leafspot.