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Emergence well underway

The corn planted April 1 benefited from warmer than normal conditions and started emerging on April 16 and is now close to 100%. But colder temperatures over the last few days has slowed additional growth.

The above graph from the Useful2Useable Growing Degree Day tool shows the heat unit accumulations since April 1. The green line shows this years data running above last year and the 30 year average.

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