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(1 July 2022)
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Recent Articles

How Deep Should Corn Be Planted?

Dan Quinn, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agronomy Extension Corn Specialist Purdue University   During the heat of planting, one thing that often can be forgotten is thoroughly checking and understanding two items, 1) what seed depth am I planting at?

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Making Sense of Grain Test Weight in Corn

Dan Quinn, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Agronomy Extension Corn Specialist Email: Twitter: @PurdueCorn   What is test weight?   Although yield is always at the forefront of many corn farmers and agronomists’ minds during harvest, another important discussion topic

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Farmers and crop specialists: please help us with a tar spot and fungicides survey:

Tar spot cost U.S. farmers $770 million in lost yield in 2022. This doesn't include economic cost of fungicide management!

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Purdue's Quinn & Casteel: Pay Attention to Soil Conditions, Not Calendar Date! - Hoosier Ag Today

The Spartans end Marquette's 10-game win streak to advance to the Sweet 16 😤


Purdue may pay the bills, but man am I glad I grew up a Michigan State basketball fan…yikes.

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