So last week, Senior Sales Manager Galynn, SAM Rob and I went down to Hopkinsville, KY to visit the Security Seed & Chemical Research Farm. It is a large facility where fertilizer plots are established each year to test different program, both old and new. Fertilizer Agronomist Lang French met us at the plots to show us around. AgroLiquid has been a standard program there for quite a few years now. But that is challenged each year. They do have really good looking corn down there.
The corn is in the silking stage now. Here is a plot that received a preplant application of dry fertilizer (9-23-30).
And right next to it is a plot that instead received a planter application of Pro-Germinator + Micro 500. Notice that the silks are turning brown indicating that it is farther along in maturity.
Lang said that they often see tassel emergence at least seven days earlier with AgroLiquid compared to dry treatments. One of the many features explaining the high performance of AgroLiquid. Go to their upcoming field day if you are in the neighborhood.
And if you want to see a video discussion of these plots (and who doesn’t?) go to @DrJerryCropDoc on Facebook.