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Agronomist says stalk quality should be number one concern heading into harvest

A regional agronomy manager says farmers should scout for stalk integrity issues ahead of harvest.

Scott Dickie covers parts of Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri with Beck’s and says stalk quality is a major concern for crops in drought conditions. “In far southeast Nebraska there are a lot of fields already starting to break over, tops are breaking out.  In drought country, that’s what were seeing is just the loss of stalk integrity because of cannibalization. 

Agronomist says stalk quality should be number one concern heading into harvest

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