While the past weeks have brought some much needed rain to Vermont, above average accumulation of growing degree-days (GDDs) and droughty conditions for much of the growing season has impacted corn growth and development.
We expect that we will start our silage corn harvest sometime this week.
For more information, please refer to our 2012 blog post,
Impact of Dry Weather on Corn Growth and Development, available at: http://blog.uvm.edu/outcropn/2012/08/20/impact-of-dry-weather-on-corn-growth-and-development/. Happy harvest!