Hot, Dry Weather Causes Corn To Mature Early

David Y. Lanclos, Blanchard, Tobie M.  |  8/22/2006 8:07:24 PM

(Radio News 07/17/06) Corn farmers will be in their fields harvesting early this year. According to LSU AgCenter corn specialist Dr. David Lanclos, the crop matured early, pushing the harvest up by two weeks. He says the crop across the state is mixed – depending on whether farmers irrigated or not or if they received adequate rainfall. (Runtime: 60 seconds)
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