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We need to raise 300 bushel per acre corn to be profitable. Do we need micros such as sulfur and
Here is a link to a handy nitrogen calculator to help determine the most return on investment http://cnrc.agron.iastate.edu/nRate.aspx
  Now is the time for fall soil sampling to be completed. For a minimal charge you can sample for
https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/cropnews/2018/10/crop-quality-hurt-rains    
You will probably be seeing this pest in your corn field unless you planted a traited corn that is resistant.
  High test weight grain is awesome. Can we really measure the success of a hybrid by the test weight
https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2018/09/2019-crop-budgets-suggest-dismal-corn-and-soybean-returns.html
      Here is a great university article about Potash deficiency showing up this time of year as "top
Here is a great article from  Robert Koch (Extension Entomologist). Don't depend on the calendar date to stop scouting for these
Here is a great link to R.L. Bob Nielsen's (Purdue University) work on grain fill stages in field corn. https://www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/corn/news/timeless/GrainFill.html
Eyespot and Anthracnose have been showing up in our fields. It's time to spray fungicide. Add some insecticide if you