Continuous corn production presents special agronomic challenges for farmers. Monsanto is sponsoring a series of four Genuity® Corn-on-Corn Clinics this summer in Nebraska, Iowa and Colorado to provide farmers with management recommendations from academics and other industry experts for maximizing yield potential associated with corn-on-corn acres.
Presentations will focus on insect, fertility, disease and residue management. Each clinic will also feature a panel of farmers discussing their experiences with continuous corn production.
All four events will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., are open to farmers at no charge and will include lunch. Farmer attendees at each event will be entered into a drawing to win a $500 Cabela’s gift certificate.
Farmers can obtain additional information and register online at www.genuity.com/Corn-on-Corn-Clinic. The events schedule includes:
- July 25 – Divots Conference Center, Norfolk, Neb.
- July 31 – Clay County Regional Events Center, Spencer, Iowa
- Aug. 1 – Knights of Columbus, Cascade, Iowa
- Aug. 7 – the Barn at Old Town Museum, Burlington, Colo.
Continuous corn production is often accompanied by high corn rootworm pressure, and a strong focus on integrated pest management practices helps to manage high corn rootworm populations. Monsanto’s Genuity® SmartStax® RIB Complete® corn blend is a single bag refuge management technology that provides multiple ways to protect against above- and below- ground insects in the Corn-Growing Area, including full-season control of corn rootworm.
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