Selecting a Corn Hybrid Maturity Class for Your Field

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One of the most important steps in selecting a corn hybrid is selecting the right maturity. This decision must be based on the soil characteristics, the anticipated planting date, and the long-term weather forecast for that growing season. This video explain the factors that growers should consider in selecting a maturity class for their corn hybrid and how to use the new North Carolina Official Variety Testing Variety Selection Tool to make those selections.

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Ron Heiniger, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Ron HeinigerProfessor and Extension Specialist, Corn / Soybeans / Small Grains Call Dr. Ron Email Dr. Ron Crop & Soil Sciences
NC State Extension, NC State University
Updated on Feb 11, 2021
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