Corn plantings, yield on track after frosts and freezes

Burns, Robert
May 2013
Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/31/2013, p4
The article reports that Agrilife Extension Service agronomist Ronnie Schnell has announced a possible increase in corn yield after the frosts and freezes experienced during April and May 2013 in Texas. Schnell explained that the presence of leaf burn and foliage damage has no effect on yield. The Texas Crop Progress Report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture highlighted that 44 percent of corn planted was rated in good condition, 38 percent fair, and eight percent excellent.


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