March 28, 2023


Chad Swanepoel

In this episode of “Growing Solutions with Chad”, Agronomist Chad Swanepoel calculates corn maturities and calculates more than 20 days to average corn maturities.

Chad also discusses:

Current GDUs

  • When to take silage?
  • What is the impact of early frost?
  • Beans are at R6, so we should be past aphid issues
  • Aphids can take up to 15 bushels in yield, with heavy infestations.
  • Alfalfa: all that needs to be done in September is fertilize. Don’t cut it, or it’ll be a problem overwintering.

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Answer Plot west of LeSueur, Tuesday, September 10,  at 2 pm.

Wanamingo (2 miles south)on Wednesday, September 11 at 2 pm 


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