What population is everyone planting corn, and what row spacing?
We are looking at planting 60in Corn this year with a cover/forage between rows. Anyone have experience with this?
30" rows variable rate last couple of years 24000-36000. We have been doing our own population trials. We are finding that we get very simi...More
35,00 in 20’ rows
36.5 in ec Illinois good ground / 33.5 to 34 on lesser soil, there are a few 20" and a couple split row here but 95% are good old fashi...More
Variable Rate on some fields, but generally 36k on 20 inch rows. Non Irrigated.
30” rows in central OH, 33.6k was our best ROI over the past 8 years of variable rate on all of our soil types. Non irrigated. We plant rate...More
25-26k on 36" rows dryland SE SD
Irrigated 24-34K on 30” rows
Dryland 12-15K on 30” rows
2019 dryland yields went above 170bpa whole field average
10-15K on 30". Low rainfall, low pop.
30k on 22"
32 to 33,000 pop on 30 in rows
34k on 30"
we variable rate everything but a general average is 34000
We plant from 34,000 to 36,000 on 30" rows depending on variety. We plant early and all corn on corn and hope for a final harvest stand of 3...More
Variable rate all acres corn and soybeans with range from 26000 to 36000 on corn and depends on variety and and field in 22 inch rows, 80 to...More
Variable rate 16-24K on dry land in 30” rows trying lower pops every year with more flex
33,500 irrigated in 36” rows
15" Corn- average 37,000 pop, VRT most anywhere from 24 -38K
Variable rate 28-35,000 irrigated 22 dry land
I divide my yeild goal by 7
200 bushel is about 28,500
250 is closer to 36
On better ground I thing you could divide by 7.5 or even 8 but a ...More
My own population plots. I do one every year with 2 verities to keep it simple. Flex hybrids can change the data but doesn't seem like there...More
How did you come up with 7 to divide by?
Mostly 28k dryland and 34k irrigated. Looking for more flex hybrids to lower the irrigated <32k for better interseeded cover crops at V1-V4...More
29-33k variable rate on irrigated 36” row spacing
36K on everything
30" row spacing
40” dry land corn 28k and cotton 44k. We avg around 150 bushel corn and 2ba/acre cotton
On full irrigated I’m planting 25-32k on 30” spacing, on dryland it’s 12-14k on 30” and on semi irrigated it’s 15-19k on 30” centers
34,000 on 30 inch rows in central Iowa. Going to plant some prescriptions next year on some fields we haven’t done before so will see how th...More
Variable rate is the only way to go, regardless of where you are at in the U. S. We have a lot of elevation change in our fields and we var...More
You can't just pick one population and go. Depends on the hybrid, the soil type and yeild goal. We have hybrids that yeild 220 bushel at 3...More
In eastern sd. Variable rate from 32-38k 30in rows non irrigated
30" rows centeral ND
2018 flat poped 29-31k collected crop insurance
2019 VR population 18-24k personal best crop.
30” rows, planting Rx varying from 33K to 37k.
Central, IL; heavy soils.
38,000 on 20” rows
20 inch rows. Variable rate from 28 to 38 based on soil type. 9 to 14 percent slopes erosion control is excellent added benefit for us. Bean...More
We variable rate from 16-28000 in dry land in South Dakota on 20" rows. Still learning
In central Illinois we plant at 34,500 but planning to increase this year to around 36,500. Had FBN non gmo hybrid last year and ears fill...More
30k on 30’s irrigated. 24k on 30’s dry
32,000 on 30” centers non- irrigated.