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Corn Following Corn in 2008
Integrated Crop Management News
  • Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Iowa State University
  • Roger W. Elmore, Iowa State University
  • Antonio P. Mallarino, Iowa State University
  • Palle Pedersen, Iowa State University
  • Alison E. Robertson, Iowa State University
  • John E. Sawyer, Iowa State University
  • Jon J. Tollefson, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
7-3-2008
Abstract
Corn following corn is in rough shape in areas across Iowa. Many wonder what is happening. The crop’s condition in general is not normal for this time of year. For example, last Sunday the USDA rated this year’s Iowa corn crop as 54 percent in ‘Good’ to ‘Excellent’ condition and 15 percent is ‘Poor’ or ‘Very Poor.’ Last year 72 percent was rated ‘Good’ to ‘Excellent’ and 5 percent was in ‘Poor’ or ‘Very Poor’ condition during the same week. Average plant height as of Sunday was 24 inches compared to 40 inches at end of the same week last year.Growing Degree Days continue to lag behind normal all over the state.
Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Roger W. Elmore, Antonio P. Mallarino, Palle Pedersen, et al.. "Corn Following Corn in 2008" (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/john-sawyer/34/