Impact of Planting Depth on Yield Potential: Monday Morning Alert July 31, 2017


The corn crop is rounding third base and headed for home. Yet, one main yield factor, planting depth, was determined before your corn even stepped in the batter’s box.

We recommend a planting depth of 2.5 inches in the true V of the row.  This video compares VT stage results of four different planting depths–so far–this season.  

How deep did you plant your corn? How is it faring? Comment on our Facebook page or respond on Twitter (@LandusCoop) with your planting depth, county, and current crop condition.

Participate in our Research Plot Showcase event on Aug. 22nd to learn more about this and 22 other projects on our 185 acre research plot beginning at 9 a.m. that morning.