Originally published in Purdue Pest Management & Crop Production Newsletter (10 May 1996)
URL: http://www.kingcorn.org/news/articles.96/p&c9613.htm

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 stands. Since some seem so ecstatic about it 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 crappy corn stand. Add more acreage as desired.


Will serve 6 people: (farmer, dealer, industry rep, seed dealer, Extension Educator, 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

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