TITLE

Wet fall of 2009 still haunts corn yields

AUTHOR(S)
Bechman, Tom J.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Indiana Prairie Farmer;Mar2011, Vol. 185 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the views of a panel of Indiana Certified Crop Advisers on the impact of the wet fall of 2009 which caused soil compaction to the corn yields in Indiana.
ACCESSION #
59221308

 

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