Category Archives: GDU Updates

Corn Leaf Diseases

Summer is here and many of you have been scouting your fields looking at different diseases and damaged corn. We decided to give you a little reading material to help you with your scouting efforts that will help identify diseases and give some management options. Also we would like to update everyone on where we...
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GDU Update

It's time for another GDU update. As of July 15th we are sitting right at 1080 GDUs which is about 76 behind what we are at on average at this time of year with a planting date of May 1st. Although we may be behind a little, the crops seem to be doing great and...
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GDU Update

Every once in a while we would like to update our growers and anyone else who is interested on where we are sitting with growing degree units (GDUs). GDUs are calculated by taking the high temperature plus the low temperature divided by two minus fifty. Different varieties of corn need different numbers of GDUs depending...
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