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1991 Carryover Corn May Still Threaten Horses
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1991 Carryover Corn May Still Threaten Horses

This grain quality fact sheet discusses the potential danger to horses in the 1991 carryover corn....

1995 Ear Rot and Mycotoxin Survey
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1995 Ear Rot and Mycotoxin Survey

This one-page publication entitled, "1995 Ear Rot and Mycotoxin Survey" gives statistical data on ears collected at or near the time of harvest. Data indicated widespread Fusarium ear rot and over 90 percent of the su...

2014 Corn & Soybean Field Guide
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2014 Corn & Soybean Field Guide

This pocket-size, in-field reference provides detailed and descriptive information for corn and soybean producers. Topics include identifying and managing insect, disease, and weeds; diagnosing herbicide injuries; soil f...

2014 Corn & Soybean Field Guide (25/box)
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2014 Corn & Soybean Field Guide (25/box)

This is a box of 25 copies of the Corn & Soybean Field Guide, an in-field reference that provides detailed and descriptive information for corn and soybean producers. Topics include identifying and managing insect, disea...

Aflatoxins and Other Mycotoxins
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Aflatoxins and Other Mycotoxins

This publication discusses the cause and detection of fungi causing aflatoxins, utilization of aflatoxin contaminated corn, and the distribution and severity of other mycotoxins. ...

An Overview of Specialty Corn & Soybean Production in Indiana
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An Overview of Specialty Corn & Soybean Production in Indiana

Specialty grains and oilseeds have a long tradition as part of Indiana's crop mix. This publication addresses questions such as the number of acres devoted to specialty grains in Indiana, the differences in growing speci...

Angoumois Grain Moth
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Angoumois Grain Moth

Angoumois grain moth can be a pest of corn in the field and storage. This publication describes this pest and recommends methods for controlling it.

Format: PDF.

Pages: 2.

Assessing Hail Damage to Corn
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Assessing Hail Damage to Corn

This publication discusses when corn is most susceptible to hail damage, determining yield loss due to stand reduction and defoliation, determining direct ear damage, bruising and stalk damage, and estimating total yie...

Blue Eye in Corn
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Blue Eye in Corn

This publication discusses fungus that causes blue eye in corn and how to control it. ...

Calculating Grain Weight Shrinkage in Corn Due to Mechanical Drying
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Calculating Grain Weight Shrinkage in Corn Due to Mechanical Drying

This publication describes several popular pencil shrink methods, provides examples of their calculations, and discusses the use of shrinkage as a basis for evaluating custom drying and grain sale alternatives. Tables ...

Cob Rot Damaged Corn
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Cob Rot Damaged Corn

This one-page publication entitled, "Cob Rot Damaged Corn" discusses one of the reasons why grain inspectors dock prices paid on corn. Cob rot is on the rise and is caused by diplodia ear rot. As a result of diplodia...

Corn & Soybean Field Guide App for iPad
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Corn & Soybean Field Guide App for iPad

This is the iPad app version of the popular pocket-size guide. This comprehensive, science-based app provides a range of information to help you effectively manage corn and soybean production. If you have ever used the p...

Corn and Soybean Crop Depredation by Wildlife
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Corn and Soybean Crop Depredation by Wildlife

wildlife damage to field crops is a widespread concern, and the control of wildlife damage to crops is an important component of wildlife management. But given the economic and social importance of both agriculture and ...

Corn Earworm
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Corn Earworm

This publication describes the habits of and damaged caused by corn earworm. It also suggests methods for control in commercial sweet corn plantings, home gardens and seed corn....

Corn Growth and Diagnostics: Germination to Knee
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Corn Growth and Diagnostics: Germination to Knee

This CD is a comprehensive multimedia (hundreds of color photos plus digital sound and video) coverage of diseases, herbicide injury, insects, nutrient deficiency and other damage factors affecting corn from germination ...

Corn Growth, Development and Diagnostics: Knee High To Maturity
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Corn Growth, Development and Diagnostics: Knee High To Maturity

This CD is a comprehensive multimedia coverage (color photos, sound, video) of diseases, herbicide injury, insects, nutrient deficiency, and other damage factors affecting corn from knee high through maturity. This CD ...

Corn Silage Harvest Techniques
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Corn Silage Harvest Techniques

This publication discusses when to harvest, harvest management, and harvest technique. Tables are included listing the influence of corn hybrid maturity group and harvest date on the yield and percent moisture when har...

Costs of Drying High-Moisture Corn
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Costs of Drying High-Moisture Corn

In a normal year, many farmers like to wait until the moisture content is at least below 28% before beginning harvest. The field moisture content continues to decrease during the fall. This publication shows the approxim...

Determining Nitrogen Fertilizer Sidedress Application Needs in Corn Using a Chlorophyll Meter
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Determining Nitrogen Fertilizer Sidedress Application Needs in Corn Using a Chlorophyll Meter

Getting the correct amount of Nitrogen needed for optimal corn yields can be difficult. However, using a chlorophyll meter can help determine the amount of Nitrogen a corn plant has been able to accumulate. This publicat...

Disaster Payments for Low-Quality '92 Indiana Corn
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Disaster Payments for Low-Quality '92 Indiana Corn

This grain quality fact sheet has information about applying for 1992 disaster assistance for low quality corn grown in the Midwest....

Diseases of Corn: Arrested Ear Development in Hybrid Corn
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Diseases of Corn: Arrested Ear Development in Hybrid Corn

Arrested ear development is a physiological disorder that can significantly affect corn yields. It is not a disease, but refers to the abnormal corn ear development caused by a number of stress factors, including the app...

Diseases of Corn: Aspergillus Ear Rot
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Diseases of Corn: Aspergillus Ear Rot

The fungus Aspergillus flavus causes Aspergillus ear rot, one of the most important diseases in corn. The fungus produces a mycotoxin, - known as aflatoxin, - inside the diseased corn kernels. This bulletin describes how...

Diseases of Corn: Common and Southern Rust
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Diseases of Corn: Common and Southern Rust

Although common rust and southern rust diseases rarely cause economic yield loss in Indiana, it is important to accurately diagnose these diseases and be aware of practical management options. This publication describes:...

Diseases of Corn: Corn Disease Loss Estimates From the United States and Ontario, Canada - 2012
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Diseases of Corn: Corn Disease Loss Estimates From the United States and Ontario, Canada - 2012

Although plant pathologists around the North Central region have noted the prominent diseases in their states or provinces for years, there has been no coordinated effort to document disease-related losses in corn yields...

Diseases of Corn: Diplodia Ear Rot
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Diseases of Corn: Diplodia Ear Rot

Diplodia ear rot has become a common and troublesome fungal disease on Indiana corn, particularly in reduced tillage and continuous corn situations. This bulletin describes how to recognize the disease, minimize losses, ...

Diseases of Corn: Fungicide Efficacy for Control of Corn Diseases
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Diseases of Corn: Fungicide Efficacy for Control of Corn Diseases

This publication provides a table that includes the most widely marketed fungicide products to control common diseases in corn.

Format: PDF.

Pages: 2.

Lang...

Diseases of Corn: Gibberella Ear Rot
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Diseases of Corn: Gibberella Ear Rot

Gibberella ear rot, or Gib ear rot, can occur throughout Indiana, but it tends to be more prevalent in the northern half of the state. This publication describes how to recognize and identify the disease, its danger to a...

Diseases of Corn: Goss's Bacterial Wilt and Leaf Blight
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Diseases of Corn: Goss's Bacterial Wilt and Leaf Blight

Goss's bacterial wilt and leaf blight of corn was blamed for yield losses of as much as 60 bushels/acre in northwestern Indiana in 2008, proving that this bacterial disease can cause substantial yield loss in the state. ...

Diseases of Corn: Gray Leaf Spot
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Diseases of Corn: Gray Leaf Spot

Since the mid-1990s ray leaf spot has become the one of the most important foliar diseases of corn in Indiana. This publication describes how to correctly identify the disease, conditions that favor disease development, ...

Diseases of Corn: Northern Corn Leaf Blight
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Diseases of Corn: Northern Corn Leaf Blight

Northern corn leaf blight (NCLB), caused by the fungus Exserohilum turcicum, is an increasingly important disease in the U.S. Corn Belt. NCLB can cause yield loss if it develops before or during the tasseling and silking...

Dryeration and Bin Cooling Systems For Grain
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Dryeration and Bin Cooling Systems For Grain

Deals with the planning, operation and management of dryeration and bin cooling systems on individual farms, as opposed to country and terminal elevator installments....

Ear Corn Drying, Storage and Handling
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Ear Corn Drying, Storage and Handling

This three-page publication entitled, "Ear Corn Drying, Storage and Handling" uses a fact sheet to summarize items such as naturally ventilated ear corn cribs. Natural and heated air drying and fan selection and airfl...

Economic Factors of Drainage Related to Corn Production
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Economic Factors of Drainage Related to Corn Production

This publication discusses the likely effects of drainage improvements, the yield value of those improvements, the factors determining the economics of drainage, and how to calculate returns to a drainage investment. T...

Effects of Uneven Seedling Emergence in Corn
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Effects of Uneven Seedling Emergence in Corn

This publication discusses why corn emerges unevenly, describes research that measured how much uneven emergence reduces corn yields, provides recommendations for managing uneven emerging stands, and gives suggestions ...

Estimating Corn & Soybean Residue Cover
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Estimating Corn & Soybean Residue Cover

This publication shows corn and soybean producers who use conservation tillage methods how they can estimate and manage crop residue cover....

Estimating Yield and Dollar Returns from Corn Replanting
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Estimating Yield and Dollar Returns from Corn Replanting

The purpose of this publication is to assist you in making that important corn replant decision. It allows you to determine your damaged field's current yield potential, its replant yield potential, and the dollar ret...

European Corn Borer in Field Corn
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European Corn Borer in Field Corn

This publication describes the habits and damage caused by European corn borer. It also suggests methods for its control....

Fan Sizing and Application for Bin Drying/Cooling of Grain
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Fan Sizing and Application for Bin Drying/Cooling of Grain

Presents data and tables for determining the air flow, system performance and energy relationships in bin drying and cooling....

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Fertilizing Corn Grown Using Conservation Tillage

This entry in the Agronomy Guide series addresses the growing use of conservation tillage in Indiana and the changes in fertilizer management necessary to integrate this system into farm operations. It contains infor...

Fungicides for Field Crops
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Fungicides for Field Crops

This guide provides an overview of the current knowledge of fungicides and their use on field crops. This comprehensive book combines past knowledge about fungicides with recent developments in the realm of field crop fu...

Gib Ear Rot of Corn
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Gib Ear Rot of Corn

This grain quality fact sheet has information about identifying Gib ear rot, its danger to animals, and its effects on harvest and storage....

Glyphosate, Weeds, and Crops: Biology and Management of Giant Ragweed
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Glyphosate, Weeds, and Crops: Biology and Management of Giant Ragweed

Giant ragweed is one of the most common and problematic weeds in corn and soybean production in the eastern Corn Belt. With the development of herbicide resistance in many giant ragweed poplulations, the number of effec...

Glyphosate, Weeds, and Crops: Corn and Soybean Herbicide Chart
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Glyphosate, Weeds, and Crops: Corn and Soybean Herbicide Chart

This chart can be used to determine modes of action of specific herbicide products. The chart groups herbicides by their modes of action to assist in selecting herbicides to maintain greater diversity in herbicide use, ...

Growing Season Characteristics and Requirements in the Corn Belt
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Growing Season Characteristics and Requirements in the Corn Belt

This publication discusses growing season characteristics and requirements in the corn belt, including precipitation requirements and illustrations. Tables are also included listing field corn hybrid maturity classificat...

Handling Corn Damaged by Autumn Frost
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Handling Corn Damaged by Autumn Frost

This publication discusses conditions conducive to frost damage, the effect of frost damage on grain development and yield, handling the damaged corn, and reducing the risk of frost damage. Tables are included listing ...

Harvesting, Drying, and Storing Frost-Damaged Corn and Soybeans
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Harvesting, Drying, and Storing Frost-Damaged Corn and Soybeans

This eight-page publication entitled, "Harvesting, Drying, and Storing Frost-Damaged Corn and Soybeans" discusses frost damage. How far along the plant was when frost occurred reflects on how best to treat the corn and...

How Fuel Ethanol Is Made from Corn
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How Fuel Ethanol Is Made from Corn

4-page publication explaining how fuel ethanol is made from corn and outlining some of the challenges and opportunities this presents....

Low-Temperature Drying of Corn in Southwestern Indiana
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Low-Temperature Drying of Corn in Southwestern Indiana

This nine-page publication entitled, "Low-Temperature Drying of Corn In Southwestern Indiana" discusses a variety of topics. Low temperature drying, how to maximize capacity, recommendations, and tables are also covere...

Low-Temperature Drying of the 1992 Indiana Corn Crop
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Low-Temperature Drying of the 1992 Indiana Corn Crop

This grain quality fact sheet explains low-temperature drying and how to maximize the capacity of low-temperature drying systems. It also has an appendix that discusses how to use the recommendations, and includes ex...

Managing Aspergillus Ear Rot and Aflatoxin
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Managing Aspergillus Ear Rot and Aflatoxin

This brochure offers quick tips to help grain producers, livestock producers, and storage and handling personnel minimize the risk posed by aflatoxin. Additional information is available on the Managing Moldy Corn websi...

Managing Corn Rootworms - 2008
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Managing Corn Rootworms - 2008

The biology and management of corn rootworm beetles is covered in this publication....

Managing Moldy Grain
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Managing Moldy Grain

Molds are a concern because they can reduce grain quality and storability. Under some conditions, certain molds can produce mycotoxins, substances that can be harmful to livestock and humans. This brochure explains basic...

Meeting the Ethanol Demand: Consequences and Compromises Associated with More Corn on Corn in Indiana
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Meeting the Ethanol Demand: Consequences and Compromises Associated with More Corn on Corn in Indiana

4-page publication explaining the consequences of and compromises involved in planting more corn after corn for ethanol production....

Mycotoxin Concerns in Sheep and Meat Goat Feeding
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Mycotoxin Concerns in Sheep and Meat Goat Feeding

During the 2009 Indiana corn harvest, livestock producers heard numerous reports of mycotoxin levels high enough to cause concern. The main mycotoxins in feed grains that sheep and meat goat producers need to be concerne...

Optimizing Conservation Tillage Systems: Plant-to-Plant Uniformity is Essential for Optimum Yield in No-Till Cont. Corn
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Optimizing Conservation Tillage Systems: Plant-to-Plant Uniformity is Essential for Optimum Yield in No-Till Cont. Corn

This publication presents research that shows how plant height uniformity influences yield in continuous corn using conservation tillage systems. This publication discusses some real causes of yield loss in no-till corn...

Plant Analysis-A Diagnostic Tool
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Plant Analysis-A Diagnostic Tool

This publication discusses the essential elements, definition, use, soil testing, limitations, and interpretation of plant analysis. Tables are included listing the critical nutrient values or sufficiency ranges for co...

Popcorn Production and Marketing
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Popcorn Production and Marketing

This publication presents an overview of popcorn production practices for both commercial and home use purposes and includes management involved in growing, harvesting, conditioning, storing, and marketing....

Preparing for the 1992 Corn and Soybean Crops
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Preparing for the 1992 Corn and Soybean Crops

This grain quality fact sheet has information about preparing for fall harvest, including establishing a harvest strategy, determining crop drying needs, and maintaining a good storage management routine....

Quality Grain Needs TLC
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Quality Grain Needs TLC

This three-page publication entitled, "Quality Grain Needs TLC" covers breeding efforts and how they continue to increase. Specific traits have been genetically altered for certain purposes including snack food manuf...

Questions and Answers about Drainage Water Management for the Midwest
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Questions and Answers about Drainage Water Management for the Midwest

This 8-page publication answers 27 frequently asked questions about drainage water management for Midwest corn and soybean cropping systems. Drainage water management is one strategy to reduce the nitrate loads in draina...

Rewarming
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Rewarming "Supercold" Grain

This three-page publication entitled, "Rewarming 'Supercold' Grain" discusses how some farmers attempted to "freeze" corn to improve its keeping quality through spring and summer. To avoid spoilage and mold, it is nec...

Shifting from Corn Drying to Corn Storage
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Shifting from Corn Drying to Corn Storage

This grain quality fact sheet has information about safe storage temperatures, aeration cooling time, turning the fan off and additional management tips....

Slow Versus Fast Low-Temperature Bin Drying of Corn
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Slow Versus Fast Low-Temperature Bin Drying of Corn

This two-page publication entitled, "Slow Versus Fast Low-Temperature Bin Drying of Corn" discusses the guidelines and statics on low- and high-temperature in bin drying. This fact sheet provides recommendations for 1...

Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition: A Historical Perspective on Nitrogen Fertilizer Rate Recommendations for Corn in Indiana (1953-2011)
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Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition: A Historical Perspective on Nitrogen Fertilizer Rate Recommendations for Corn in Indiana (1953-2011)

For many years, N recommendations in the Midwest were based on achieving a specific corn yield goal (if you want so many bushels per acre, apply so much N). This began to change in 2006. As growers consider adopting thes...

Stalk Lodging in Corn:  Guidelines for Preventive Management
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Stalk Lodging in Corn: Guidelines for Preventive Management

The objectives of this publication are 1) to describe the relationship between plant stress, plant sugars, and stalk rot, 2) to provide the producer with preventive management options to help minimize the risk of stalk ...

Stalk Rots of Corn
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Stalk Rots of Corn

Losses from stalk rots may occur directly when plants are prematurely killed and ears are lightweight and poorly finished or indirectly when harvest losses are increased due to lodging. This publication discusses the dif...

Sweet Corn Pest Identification and Management
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Sweet Corn Pest Identification and Management

This handy in-field guide will help sweet corn growers quickly and accurately diagnose common insect, weed, disease, and vertebrate pests. The pocket-sized reference also includes information on harvesting and cultivatio...

Sweet Corn Production
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Sweet Corn Production

This publication discusses the genetics and breeding, environmental conditions, mineral nutrition, weeds, insects, diseases, nematodes, and harvesting and handling of sweet corn. Tables are included listing the relati...

Temporary Corn Storage in Outdoor Piles
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Temporary Corn Storage in Outdoor Piles

A seven-page publication giving guidelines for storing corn outdoors. Aeration information and other considerations and precautions presented together with schematics....

The 1992 Indiana Stored-Corn Quality Survey-Preliminary Conclusions
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The 1992 Indiana Stored-Corn Quality Survey-Preliminary Conclusions

This grain quality fact sheet has the results of a survey conducted by the Grain Quality Task Force in March 1993 to survey stored corn moving from farms to elevators....

The Effect of Ethanol on Grain Transportation and Storage
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The Effect of Ethanol on Grain Transportation and Storage

4-page publication describing the effects of ethanol production on grain transportation and storage, including near and longer term adjustments and effects on inbound and outbound transportation of corn and on grain elev...

The Presidedress Soil Nitrate Test for Improving N Management in Corn
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The Presidedress Soil Nitrate Test for Improving N Management in Corn

Nitrogen fertilizer is essential for profitable corn yields, but is also a major production cost and can contribute to environmental degradation. This publication provides information about soil nitrate tests, collecting...

The Purdue Crop Management CD Series
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The Purdue Crop Management CD Series

This four-CD series includes Soybean Growth, Development and Diagnostics (CD-AY-4); Corn Growth, Development and Diagnostics: Germin...

Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybeans, Wheat & Alfalfa
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Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybeans, Wheat & Alfalfa

This publication discusses common fertilizer recommendations for the major crops in the tri-state region. ...

USDA Grading Standards and Moisture Conversion Table for Corn
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USDA Grading Standards and Moisture Conversion Table for Corn

Typical scale of price discounts currently used by local and terminal elevators and processors in Indiana....

Utilizing Drought-Damaged Corn
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Utilizing Drought-Damaged Corn

This publication discusses identification of drought stress and its effect on corn growth and yield, possible revenue sources if you are affected by drought, utilizing drought-stressed corn, switching to another crop, ...

Utilizing Inoculants in a Corn-Soybean Rotation
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Utilizing Inoculants in a Corn-Soybean Rotation

Soybean relies on a specific species of bacteria, Bradyrhizobium japonicum, to fix atmospheric nitrogen. This publication explores how this symbiotic relationship works and how inoculating these microbes can affect soybe...

Weather Stress in the Corn Crop
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Weather Stress in the Corn Crop

This publication discusses moisture stress, stress during various corn growth stages, and suggestions pertaining to weather stress....

Why Is Stored Corn Deteriorating Prematurely?
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Why Is Stored Corn Deteriorating Prematurely?

This grain quality fact sheet discusses problems caused by in-bin dryers, column dryers, and holding wet corn without drying. It also offers solutions to counteract deteriorating grain and provides important safety p...