Seminole Crop E News

Agricultural News for Farmers and Agribusiness in SW Georgia

Oh Happy Day for Corn

Posted by romeethredge on July 10, 2015

It’s a happy day when your corn black layers and you can cut the irrigation off.  Many of our oldest corn fields have matured and the black layer has formed at the base of the kernels so they have cut themselves off from receiving any more photosynthate from the plant so it’s made.

Folks are cleaning up the combines and cleaning out the grain bins and getting grain dryers ready. Several folks are talking about starting combining corn early next week.

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