#AskTheAgronomist: Find the Ideal Planting Population


Use on-farm research to plan for the 2020 planting season. Tune in the hear tidbits from Phil Long!

0:10 – Crop update
1:40 – Assess plant population and ear size
3:45 – Plant population example (15,000 plants per acres – 55,000 plants per acre)
5:00 – When flex ears determine girth, length and depth
6:25 – Tipback, aborted kernels and zippered ears
8:00 – Stalk strength vs population
11:15 – Take notes this harvest season

Stalk Strength vs. Plant Pop

Stalk strength vs plant population

Plant Population Test

Plant population test

Kernel Abortion

Kernel abortion