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Nielsen's CNN Articles - 2008

R.L. (Bob) Nielsen
Agronomy Dept., Purdue Univ.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054
Email address: rnielsen at
  1. Hybrid Selection: Where's the Beef? (Dec)
  2. Arrested Ears Resulting From Pre-Tassel Applications of Pesticide & Spray Additive Combinations (Dec)
  3. Wet Grain a Surprise to Some Growers (Oct)
  4. Yield Losses and Harvesting Challenges for Severely Lodged Corn (Sep)
  5. Estimating Corn Yield Prior to Harvest (Updated Sep)
  6. References for Harvesting Lodged Corn (Sep)
  7. Grain Fill Stages in Corn (Updated Sep)
  8. Yield Monitor Calibration: Garbage In, Garbage Out (Sep)
  9. Corn Crop Continues Slow Progress (Sep)
  10. Field Drydown of Mature Corn Grain (Updated Sep)
  11. Stress During Grain Fill: A Harbinger of Stalk Health Problems (Sep)
  12. Nitrogen Management Update for Indiana (Aug)
  13. Blunt Ear Syndrome...Again! (Aug)
  14. Toadstranglers in August: Good or Bad for the Corn Crop? (Aug)
  15. Kernel Set Scuttlebutt (Updated Aug)
  16. Late Planted Corn: Enough Time to Mature? (July)
  17. Corn Fungicide Hoopla 2008 (July)
  18. Possible Potential for Arrested Ear Development (July)
  19. Soil Sampling for Assessing Plant Available N in Previously Flooded Soils (July)
  20. Determining Corn Leaf Stages ( Updated July)
  21. Nitrogen Loss in Wet and Wetter Fields (June)
  22. Recovery From Hail Damage to Young Corn (Updated June)
  23. Replant Considerations for Flooded Corn (June)
  24. Tall Corn, Short Corn, Green Corn, Yellow Corn (Updated June)
  25. Grain Sorghum Considerations for Late Planting in Southern Indiana (Updated June)
  26. Effects of Flooding or Ponding on Young Corn (Updated June)
  27. Growing Point Location in Corn at Different Growth Stages (Updated June)
  28. Growing Points of Interest (Updated June)
  29. More Thoughts on Late Corn Planting (May)
  30. Prevalent Purple Plants Possibly Puzzle Producers (Updated May)
  31. Early Planted Corn Feeling "Under the Weather" (May)
  32. Tips for Staging Corn with Severe Leaf Damage (Updated May)
  33. Use Thermal Time to Predict Leaf Stage Development in Corn (Updated May)
  34. Heat Unit Concepts Related to Corn Development (Updated May)
  35. Coleoptile Appearance During Emergence (Updated May)
  36. Visible Indicators of Germination in Corn (Updated May)
  37. The Emergence Process in Corn (Updated May)
  38. Requirements for Uniform Germination and Emergence of Corn (Updated May)
  39. Germination Events in Corn (Updated May)
  40. Late Planting/Replanting & Relative Hybrid Maturity (May)
  41. A Recipe for Crappy Stands of Corn (Apr)
  42. Corn Planting Date is Important, But.... (Apr)