Corn Emergence and Stand Establishment

May 13, 2020

Corn seedling showing roots and noting which treatment had larger root mass
The two plants have different infurrow treatments, which ultimately can affect overall yield. 
  • The seedling on the right is one to two growth stages ahead of the one on the left.   Earlier growth stage can mean earlier flowering. Early season vigor allows the corn to more quickly ---- Get to the 
    • getting zinc early  Seedling on the right is from the 100% APH recommendation which includes Opti Start, Zinc and Ascend Pro.
  • The corn on the left has no infurrow nutrition or PGR.