As a Pioneer Hi-Bred Sales Representative, I am backed by the advanced research capabilities of Pioneer Hi-Bred. I live and farm down the road from my customers.
~This weeks blog is brought to you by Dwight Willoughby, P.Ag, CCSC~ Corn Stalk Nitrate Testing More agronomists are using the “cornstalk nitrate test” late in the season to evaluate their “N” management. This tissue testing procedure was developed at Iowa State University to help evaluate nitrogen management practices in corn as the crop matures. The research shows that when corn has not had enough nitrogen, the nitrate value in the lower portion of the cornstalk will be low. If too much nitrogen was applied, the nitrate level in the lower stalk will test high. This test may be of Read More