Articles of Interest

Dr. Ken Cassman, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Irrigated Corn Achieves High Yields with High Energy Efficiency, Little Impact on Environment - Jan. 2012 CropWatch Article 

Also check out:  Hybrid Maize Model-a computer program that simulates the growth of a corn crop (Zea mays L.) under non-limiting or water-limited (rainfed or irrigated) conditions based on daily weather data.


Corn Growth and Development-Iowa State UniversityCheck out the completely redone Corn Growth and Development publication from Iowa State University Extension!  Updated information for today's hybrids and excellent graphics. 

 


Corn Pollinating-Picture by Tom Dorn-UNL Extension Educator.How Extended High Heat Disrupts Corn Pollination - Aug. 2011 CropWatch Article.  Dr. Tom Hoegemeyer explains the conditions that affect pollen shed and viability in corn during high heat and high relative humidity. 

 


 slide rule imageClick here for more information on how to obtain your free N calculation slide rule from CropWatch.

 


Corn Nitrogen Recommendations Calculator - Excel sheet to determine recommended UNL nitrogen rates from soil tests.


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Jenny ReesQuestions/Comments about the CropWatch Corn site? Please contact Jenny Rees, UNL Extension Educator in Clay County.


 

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Corn Facts

Corn is an economically important crop to Nebraska resulting in $9.1 billion from 9.1 million acres harvested in 2012 according to USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

  1. Nebraska ranks 3rd in U.S. corn production.
  2. Nebraska ranks 1st in U.S. popcorn production.
  3. Nebraska ranks 1st in U.S. white corn production.
  4. Nebraska ranks 2nd in ethanol production capacity.

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