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A Question for the Farmers

Discussion in 'Agricultural Operations' started by Steve Frazier, Dec 31, 2008.

  1. Stermerfarm

    Stermerfarm Member

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    After reading this thread had to go look at my 2 acres of sweet corn.
    Paul
     
  2. hvy 1ton

    hvy 1ton Senior Member

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    I just read an research outline looking into detasseling field corn after pollination effecting yield. Hope is higher light utilization will lead to higher yield. I'm doubtful it will pay for itself, but is that why they do it in sweet corn?