By Peter Thomison, Pierce Paul and Ron Hammond, Ohio State University Extension
Corn planting is nearing completion in Ohio. Across the state and within localized areas, corn is at a range of growth stages. Some of the corn planted in April is showing up to 4 leaf collars but in later planted fields, corn is still emerging.
Troubleshooting emergence problems early is critical in identifying solutions and developing successful replant plans, if needed. Here’s a list of a few common things to look for if you encounter an emergence problem in corn this spring (some of this information has been adapted from a newsletter article written by Greg Roth at Penn State several years ago).
• Coleoptile (shoot) unfurled, leafing-out underground.… Continue readingRead More »