Early-Season Stress in Corn
The recommended corn planting dates in the central Corn Belt are mid-April through early May, and in northern areas, early through mid-May. Get information to help you understand early-season stress in corn and how to manage early-planting risks.
Soil Temperature and Corn Emergence
Early-season planting typically puts stress on corn seedlings. Read about how to mitigate these stresses when planting in challenging environments.
Early-Planted Corn Emergence Trials
Read about early-planting risks and steps to take to help achieve a productive corn stand.
Reducing Early-Season Stress - Summary
Find a summary of how frost and flooding damage seedlings and management tips to reduce early-season stress.