Corn Seed Germination - Time Lapse Video -
This excellent short video outlines the germination of maize seeds, root shoot formation
and crop establishment. A very useful resource for teaching plant reproduction.
the Water Flow Stops: A Guide to Droughts -
A resource passed along by a student of Elizabeth Owens from
the Pine Mountain Central School District.
Wisconsin Corn Programs
Website for the Wisconsin Corn Growers Association and the Wisconsin Corn Promotion Board.
The Great Corn Adventure
A fun K-12 website for teachers and kids that tells the story of corn.
A compilation of questions submitted to and answered by University of Wisconsin
Extension during the growing season.
University of Illinois Online
Agronomy Handbook -
For more than 25 years, farmers and their advisers have turned to the
Illinois Agronomy Handbook for the research-based guidance they
need. The Handbook is now in its 23rd edition.
It is edited by Robert Hoeft and
Emerson Nafziger of the Department of Crop Sciences, University of
University of Illinois Farm
Business Management -
Website provides farmers with comprehensive and integrated risk
management information and analysis.
Wisconsin Farm Report with
Pam Jahnke - For the latest in Wisconsin ag news.
replant/late-plant decisions in Wisconsin - This article
provides a step-by-step approach to making replant decisions.
Variety Testing - This site
provides links to agricultural crop variety testing information from
several states. It is intended to assist farmers, seed marketers,
researchers, crop consultants, and others with an interest in identifying
superior crop hybrids and varieties using unbiased performance information
for most of the crop hybrids and varieties marketed in the north central
region of the U.S.
Corn Silage Drydown - This University of Wisconsin Cooperative
Extension website summarizes data collected by county agents from farmer
fields. Farmers can use the data to predict corn silage harvest date.
Drought Information Center -
This National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
website is a roundup of various NOAA web sites and information on drought
and climate conditions.
Excel Spreadsheet - The new equation for estimating corn silage quality.
The Weedometer -
Knowing when weeds emerge or start growing can be helpful in putting
together an effective weed management plan. This phenological information
can also provide help in deciding when you should start being on the
lookout for a weed.