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Corn emergence study shows the need for uniformity

Matt Hutcheson, a product manager with Ohio-based seed company Seed Consultants, says many farmers focus on spacing when planting corn, but they should be more concerned about emergence.

“Plants that emerge late are runts the entire season and there is a significant yield loss,” he says.

In this Managing for Profit, Hutcheson shares results from a corn emergence study by Seed Consultants that could help farmers as the prepare for the next growing season.

Audio: Managing for Profit, Matt Hutcheson 

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