Southern Crop

Southern Crop

Technology Can Play A Powerful Role In The Cornfield

As corn begins moving into the tasseling stage in much of the Corn Belt, according to Monday’s USDA Crop Progress Report, keep in mind that it’s a nitrogen-hungry crop. In fact, corn requires more nitrogen (N) at tasseling than it did after emergence.

 

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