Every year, corn producers are faced with the challenge of determining when they should begin planting corn. As mid-April approaches, corn and soybean producers across the state are waiting for fields to dry so fieldwork can begin. Many feel that the prospects for a cool, wet spring are inevitable. Knowing what we do about springtime in Iowa, it will pay to be prepared to hit the fields as soon as the first window opens up.
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Farnham, Dale E., "Planting early for optimum yields" (1998). Integrated Crop Management News. 2290.
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