Corn growers need to prioritize harvest

Oct 18, 2013
Drought conditions during corn grain fill caused much of the affected corn crop to “cannibalize” itself, or pull carbohydrate reserves from the stalk to meet the needs of developing grain. The remobilization not only weakened stalks, but it also made them susceptible to stalk rots.

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