Corn News Archive

March, 2013

  • Deciphering corn Bt traits

    March 27, 2013 | Jim Isleib | Ever wish you had a handy listing of transgenic corn traits? With MSU’s Handy Bt Trait Table, now you do.

  • Foliar fungicide use in corn

    March 26, 2013 | Jim Isleib | Do insurance fungicide applications on corn in the absence of a justifiable disease threat really pay?

  • Corn stover: What is its worth?

    March 20, 2013 | Dennis Pennington | Be sure to account for nutrient removal when placing a value on corn stover.

  • What will Stewart’s wilt do in 2013?

    March 13, 2013 | Ron Goldy | Severity of Stewart’s wilt in corn is directly related to corn flea beetle winter survival. So, how did the beetles do this past winter?

  • Prepare now to frost seed red clover into wheat

    March 5, 2013 | Dale Mutch | Red clover can enhance corn yield without reducing wheat yields. Wait for snow to melt before frost seeding red clover in wheat.

  • Corn Shredlage for dairy cows

    March 1, 2013 | Faith Cullens | Corn Shredlage is the result of a new technology for harvesting corn silage with longer particle length. Learn more about it at the Michigan Forage Technology Conference on March 7 in East Lansing.

  • On-farm research to investigate new corn hybrids

    March 1, 2013 | George Silva | The potential of modern corn hybrids to reach 300 bu/A will be put to test in 2013 in research plots comparing variable population densities, row spacings and nitrogen rates.