August 14, 2018 | AgriNews
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Corn Development Ahead of Schedule

In Illinois, ear counts and kernel numbers look good and could lead to some very good yields

Corn development caught-up after a late start and grain-fill is about two weeks ahead of normal in many parts of Illinois, reports AgriNews.

Looking back over the growing season, corn was planted later than normal but when it was finally fit planting quickly progressed. There also were temperature swings.

Overall, Brent Tharp, Wyffels Hybrids agronomy and product training manager, said the ear counts and kernel numbers look good and that could lead to some very good yields. Whether those conditions will lead to record yields depends on grain-fill.

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