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  • This agronomic photo shows corn fibrous, modified, and penetrating roots.

    Match Roots, Seeds and Soils to Increase Corn Yield

    What’s going on beneath the soil often dictates how a crop looks above ground. In corn fields, that translates directly to root quality. When a hybrid’s root type is paired properly with soil type, the two agronomic characteristics team up to help maximize yields. Although corn roots typically grow 2 feet to 7 feet deep – generally however deep it takes to find moisture – roots are traditionally characterized into 1 of 3 classes, one…

This agronomic photo shows young waterhemp.