299 articles tagged "Agronomy Tips".

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There are many factors that can contribute to stalk decline. There are both plant pathogenic causes and abiotic stresses factors that can play a role in reduced stalk integrity, such as drought and flooding. Either way, as stalk tissue becomes compromised below the main ear the stalk may become brittle or weak and be prone to lodging.








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Individuals interested in learning more about producing hemp for fiber and different post-harvest applications are invited to a field day at a fiber hemp farm in Martinsville Indiana on August 30th. This field day is hosted by the Midwest Hemp Council and Indiana Farmers Union. Attendees can expect a fun-filled day of learning and networking. Each session will include four stations, where attendees will learn about: The agronomics of hemp production, pests affecting hemp and how hemp fits into our Indiana agricultural landscape How hemp is harvested and post-harvest preparation before it goes to a processor The necessary processing steps of the hemp stalks, specifically decortication Novel and traditional applications of hemp fiber There are two sessions to choose from—one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch is included for both sessions. To learn more and register, please visit https://www.midwesthempcouncil.com/fiber-forum-field-day.


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The grain fill period begins with successful pollination and initiation of kernel development, and ends approximately 60 days later when the kernels are physiologically mature. During grain fill, the developing kernels are the primary sink for concurrent photosynthate produced by the corn plant. What this means is that the photosynthate demands of the developing kernels will take precedence over that of much of the rest of the plant



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