This is a very good time to walk corn fields and check the plant stand. Estimating your plant stand will help you know what plant population actually emerged compared to what you thought you planted. And it will help you scout for early-season insects and disease.
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Tollefson, Jon J. and Hodgson, Erin W., "Growers, Check Corn Stands NOW" (2009). Integrated Crop Management News. 638.
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