This growing season has started out cool with slow heat unit accumulation with frequent precipitation events across the state keeping soils wet. Although some are still out planting corn, there are some fields where corn is at growth stage V2. Reports of seedling blights are beginning to filter in.
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Robertson, Alison E. and Munkvold, Gary P., "Check General Root and Mesocotyl Health when Assessing Corn Stands" (2009). Integrated Crop Management News. 645.
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