Mississippi Corn: Why Did Kernels Near the Ear Tip Not Fill? Jul 18, 2022

    🕔Jul 18, 2022
    Incomplete kernel set is something hard to ignore when you peel back husks to evaluate your corn crop. This year we have obviously had plenty of heat stress, but often […]

    Corn: Potential Causes of Poor Kernel Set Aug 7, 2020

    🕔Aug 7, 2020
    The post-pollination scuttlebutt overheard in coffee shops throughout Indiana during late summer often revolves around the potential for severe stress that might reduce kernel set or kernel size in neighborhood […]

    Mississippi Corn: How to Improve Profitability as Crops Approach Dent Stage – Podcast Jul 16, 2020

    🕔Jul 16, 2020
    Dr. Erick Larson and Corn Verification Program assistant Mr. Nolan Stapleton discuss how to identify dent stage, maturity timelines, and refining irrigation scheduling for Mississippi’s corn crop.

    Mississippi Corn: Post Tassel Management, Scouting Recs – Podcast Jul 10, 2020

    🕔Jul 10, 2020
    Dr. Erick Larson and Corn Verification Program assistant Mr. Nolan Stapleton discuss corn development through the mid-reproductive stages and give management and scouting recommendations for Mississippi’s corn crop.

    Corn: Tassel Emergence and Pollen Shed Jul 10, 2020

    🕔Jul 10, 2020
    Field corn in Indiana typically enters the critical flowering stages of pollen shed and silk emergence sometime between late June to late July. Success or failure during this period of […]

    Corn: Silk Development and Emergence Jul 10, 2020

    🕔Jul 10, 2020
    The corn plant produces individual male and female flowers (a flowering habit called monoecious for you corny trivia fans.) Interestingly, both flowers are initially bisexual (aka “perfect” flowers), but during the course […]

    Mississippi Corn: Tassel Stage Management – Podcast Jun 26, 2020

    🕔Jun 26, 2020
    Dr. Erick Larson and Corn Verification Program assistant Mr. Nolan Stapleton discuss why the tassel stage is important, management tips, and give an overview of Mississippi’s 2020 corn crop.

    Corn: Root Development in Young Plants Apr 22, 2020

    🕔Apr 22, 2020
    Successful emergence (fast & uniform), while important, does not guarantee successful stand establishment in corn. The next crucial phase in the life of young corn plants is the initial establishment of […]

    Corn: Heat Unit Concepts Related to Crop Development Apr 20, 2020

    🕔Apr 20, 2020
    Growth and development of corn are strongly dependent on temperature. Corn develops faster when temperatures are warmer and more slowly when temperatures are cooler. For example, a string of warmer […]

    Corn: The Emergence Process – Getting a Good Stand Apr 17, 2020

    🕔Apr 17, 2020
    Successful germination alone does not guarantee successful emergence of a corn crop. Elongation of the mesocotyl must elevate the coleoptile to the soil surface before the inner true leaves emerge […]


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