It’s a tale of two crops for west-central Minnesota. WinField United Agronomist Mark Glady says corn fields were very dry in early June. “We would have a corn plant eight inches tall next to a corn plant two inches tall,next to a kernel of corn sitting two inches deep. It was a good planning depth, just sitting in this bone dry soil and it didn’t have enough moisture to germinate. In the last month, we received more rain. Now, there is a lot of standing water. There’s a lot of struggle for growers to get the fields to do spray.” Glady says there are many corn acres that haven’t been sprayed post-emergence. Glady has been taking lots of calls on drop nozzling herbicides on corn.
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