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Life Sciences

1987

Corn

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G87-839 Corn Rootworm Control, Leroy L. Peters, Lance J. Meinke, J. F. Witkowski Jan 1987

G87-839 Corn Rootworm Control, Leroy L. Peters, Lance J. Meinke, J. F. Witkowski

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Corn rootworms -- damage they cause, and how to control them.

Three kinds of rootworms attack corn in Nebraska -- the western, the northern, and the southern. The western is the most common and most damaging and can be found over the entire state. The northern is found mainly in the northeastern counties. The southern can be found over the entire state.


G87-862 Holding Wet Corn With Aeration (Revised July 1995), David D. Jones, Robert D. Grisso Jan 1987

G87-862 Holding Wet Corn With Aeration (Revised July 1995), David D. Jones, Robert D. Grisso

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebGuide discusses aeration recommendations and corn moisture level limitations for holding wet corn under Nebraska conditions.

Corn is a perishable commodity with a limited shelf life that depends on the moisture content and temperature of the corn. `Shelf life' is the length of time good quality, aerated shelled corn can be stored before losing one-half percent of dry matter. With this amount of dry matter decomposition, it is assumed that the corn loses some quality, but maintains its market grade.