Look for early signs of crop stress

Look for early signs of crop stress

Corn farmers are encouraged to look for early season signs of stress.

Pioneer agronomist Jonathan Rotz says regular scouting is important.

“One of the things that we have to watch is that we don’t just look for that crop to spike and then just forget it until the next pass with the sprayer or whatever else. And one of the things that I’m going to really look for are areas of the field that just appear to be either holding their own or going backwards.”

He tells Brownfield symptoms could be visible above ground or below.

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