Kansas Corn Management publication - Updated for 2019

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A newly revised K-State Research and Extension publication, Kansas Corn Management 2019, is now available and can be accessed online at: https://www.bookstore.ksre.ksu.edu/pubs/MF3208.pdf


This publication offers advice to producers, crop consultants, and agronomists to manage Kansas corn crops as efficiently and profitably as possible. The recommendations provide guidelines and must be tailored to each producer’s cropping conditions.

This comprehensive guide is written specifically for Kansas and includes valuable, up-to-date information on:

  • Planting practices
  • Plant density and yield gain
  • Rate of dry down in corn before harvest
  • Weed management
  • Nutrient management
  • Diseases
  • Insect management
  • Risk management and corn markets
  • Machinery
  • Irrigation

Contributors to the 2018 version of this publication include:

  • Ignacio Ciampitti, Crop Production and Cropping Systems
  • Dallas Peterson and Marshall Hay, Weed Management
  • Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management
  • Daniel O’Brien, Agricultural Economics
  • Danny Rogers, Bio and Ag Engineering – Irrigation
  • Ajay Sharda, Bio and Ag Engineering – Planting Systems
  • Doug Jardine, Plant Pathology
  • Sarah Zuckoff and Brian McCornack, Entomology

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