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Tips for managing drought-stressed crops

Drought conditions have created challenges throughout the growing season for much of the Corn Belt.

Ryan Ridder, US product manager for biologicals and fungicides with Corteva, says there are a few ways farmers can manage drought-stressed crops. “Keep your fields clean and keep them insect-free,” he said. “Apply fungicides, especially in some of those geographies that still have a fair amount of potential.”

He tells Brownfield planting a drought-quality corn or soybean hybrid can help as well.

Tips for managing drought-stressed crops