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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