Purdue UniversityAgronomy Department11 Sep 2001
Originally published in Purdue Pest Management & Crop Production Newsletter, 10 May 1996
Re-Published at the Chat 'n Chew Cafe, 27 March 2002
URL: http://www.kingcorn.org/news/articles.02/Crappy_Stands-0327.html

A Recipe for Crappy Stands of Corn

R.L. (Bob) Nielsen
Agronomy Dept., Purdue Univ.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1150
Email address: rnielsen@purdue.edu

Every year, I get a lot of phone calls from folks wanting to know why their neighbor's fields of corn ended up with such poor uneven lousy-looking stands. Since some seem so ecstatic about this happening to their neighbors, I figured they may want to know how to create a crappy stand of corn themselves.

The following recipe will prepare one helping of a crappy stand of corn. Add more acreage as desired.


Will serve 6 people: (farmer, dealer, industry rep, seed dealer, county agent, university specialist)

Corn Growers GuidebookFor other information about corn, take a look at the Corn Growers Guidebook on the World Wide Web at http://www.kingcorn.org

Past articles by RL (Bob) Nielsen may be found at the CNN Archives at http://www.kingcorn.org/news/index-cnn.html.

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