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  • This agronomic image shows corn tip back.

    Keep Your Corn Ears From Tipping Back

    When a corn ear bends backward and kernels are missing from the outer end, this condition is classified as “tip back.” While lost kernels are often associated with poor pollination, some tip back can be expected from certain weather conditions and is an anticipated part of the late-growing season. Though the cause of tip back and kernel loss still isn’t scientifically proven, agronomists usually associate it with stress. According to the University of Illinois, drought,…